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Launch of brand new Wirral support meeting

We are really pleased to announce the launch of our new Wirral support meetings, which will start in August. 3 newly trained Befrienders have been working alongside Chester Sands Committee to launch a brand new group supporting anyone affected by the … Continue reading

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Committee Meeting

We held a committee meeting today and were delighted that 2 new volunteers came along to get involved with the group. We have lots planned in the coming months including arranging a social event and providing equipment for the Countess, … Continue reading

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Sands Bereavement Training at Countess of Chester

In 2014 20 staff from the Countess of Chester labour ward attended a Sands Bereavement Training workshop arranged by Chester Sands and delivered by the Sands National Training Team. Following on from the success of this workshop we are pleased to … Continue reading

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Lavender Suite at Countess

The Countess of Chester Hospital have recently completed their new bereavement suite, the Lavender Suite. Through our fundraising, we’ve been able to support the Countess by donating items for the Lavender Suite, including bedding and cushions, Ipod dock, wall mounted … Continue reading

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First Anniversary Bubble Release

On Saturday 1st February members of Chester Sands group and their families got together to mark the group’s first anniversary. If you look closely at the picture you can see some of the bubbles we released in memory of all … Continue reading

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Joint project with Joshua’s Boxes

We met with Joshua’s Boxes today to chat about our charities working together. Over the next few months we hope to raise enough money to jointly buy a cold cot for the Countess, giving bereaved families time to create memories with their … Continue reading

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Thinking of all the mums missing their little ones this Mothers’ Day xxx

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