May 2016 Newsletter

Crowborough Hospital Fete Needs Your Support The number of voluntary fete helpers needs boosting and we urgently need more people to assist the current team and ensure the continuity of the Fête Who are the Friends of Crowborough Hospital? I suspect many people do not know who is behind the Friends as a charity. As […]

AGM 2016

This year’s AGM will be held on 16th June at the Day Centre  (see our events calendar) . The Friend’s Annual General Meeting will be held at the Hospital Day Centre. The speaker for the evening will be Paula Head, CEO Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust who will give a presentation entitled ‘Community Services in Crowborough, and the […]

Day Service presented with a new bench.

On Friday the 12th of February Crowborough Co-operative Funeral Care presented the Day Service with a beautiful bench. The bench was kindly donated so that clients can sit outside and enjoy the good weather when it finally arrives! We would like to say thank you to Ian and Vicky from the Co-operative for such a lovely […]

February 2016 Newsletter

Visit of High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith On 18th January 2016, The High Sheriff of East Sussex, Mrs Juliet Smith, visited the Friends of Crowborough Hospital who hosted her in the day centre. The aim of the visit was to show the High Sheriff the beneficial impact achieved by the enormous cohort […]

Singing for Fun – Christmas Concert

Last night, Singing For Fun held their Christmas Concert at All Ss. Church in aid of Crowborough Hospital, with donations raised collected by the Friends. The concert was very well attended with over 250 in the audience and donations in excess of £1100 were received. Chantal Wilson, Chairman of the Friends,  thanked SFF for their wonderful concert and the […]

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 […]

The Hospital Fete is Nearly Here

  In addition to our traditional stalls and children’s entertainment, we are pleased to announce that the well know band Jive Aces will be playing for us at the Crowborough Hospital Fete on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August. If anyone is willing to give support by selling raffle tickets at Morrison’s between Monday 17th and […]

August 2015 Newsletter

AWARDS PRESENTED AT AGM This year’s AGM on Thursday 9th July was well attended. Following refreshments which were kindly provided by Miriam Boobier and her team, the business of the evening began. The Chairman of the Friends of Crowborough hospital (FoCH), Chantal Wilson began by welcoming everyone with special mention of guests: Sara Stonor, Vice […]

2015 AGM Awards

Award Recipients (l-r) Betty Dixon For Exceptional Commitment to the Social Day Service  Betty has been a volunteer with the Day Service for many years and has given her time and commitment willingly. Betty has continued to offer her support despite going through a very difficult time herself; she is an inspiration to all of us. […]