November 2018 Newsletter

Crowborough Hospital Fete on Bank Holiday Monday banked a handsome profit of £12,000 with stallholders reporting increased takings on the day. “This is a wonderful result and I extend our warmest thanks to the many people who turned up on the day and dug deep into their pockets,” said Ricky Booth, the organiser, “The weather […]

May 2018 Newsletter

The Day Service Welcomes RITA —  April has seen the arrival of RITA (Reminiscence Interactive Therapy and Activities) at the Friends Social Day Service. April has also seen us install new troughs for our patio. The Friends’ Shop — The shop has been stocked with lots of new cards. Hospital estates have put up some new signage […]

January 2018 Newsletter

A Successful year for Friends’ Social Day Service —  The Social Day Service provided by the Friends of Crowborough Hospital was started in January 2015, as a transition from a previous NHS Health Care service. A number of the previous clients and volunteers transferred to the Friends from the previous provider – East Sussex Health Care […]

November 2017 Newsletter

  Hospital Friends win Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, Lord Lieutenant presents ‘group MBE’ to volunteers Volunteers who raise funds and provide equipment and services at Crowborough War Memorial Hospital have been presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary service – the highest honour that can be given to local groups across the UK to recognise […]

November 2015 Newsletter

  Hospital fete profits exceed £13,000 This year’s fete was a great success. The weather, although still not sunny and dry as hoped, was a great improvement on that of 2014 and the population of Crow- borough turned out in their hundreds to support their local hospital. Along with many old favourite stalls, there were […]

Help Needed for Fete Raffle Ticket Sales

All is going well with the preparations for the fete and it is now time to start with the supermarket raffle ticket sales rota. Can you help to sell Fete raffle tickets at supermarkets? We will be selling tickets at Tesco and Waitrose on Saturday 22nd August between 9 am and 2 pm. At Morrison’s we […]

Support the Friends using BT MyDonate

To make it easier for people to organise events to fundraise for the Friends, or to sponsor an event, or to donate directly to the charity, we have set up a profile on BT MyDonate. Unlike many online donation systems, this one does not make any charges, so every penny that you donate comes straight […]

Singing for Fun – Dec 15th

… along with Nutley school choir present, ‘A Celebration of Christmas’ to be held at All Saints Church on Monday 15th December at 7.30. Entry is by donation, and all proceeds go to support the work of the Friends at Crowborough Hospital. Refreshments will be available in the interval. Please feel free to download the […]

From the Fete Organiser

I don’t know what my main worry was in the hours leading up to the fete; was everything going to turn up?, were we going to get as many stalls as possible under cover?, were we going to satisfy all the stallholders requests?, was the fete going to have to be cancelled………? Well nearly everything […]