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All media enquiries should be directed through our Marketing and Communications team, who would be pleased to help with providing information about our vital work for children and their families. Whether you would like to arrange to interview one of our spokespeople, would like more information about our work or a comment about the sector – our team would be pleased to help.

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  • Events Diary 2019 10 JAN

    2019 Events Diary - out now!

    2019 will be one of our biggest years yet, as we cycle around stunning Italian Lakes and into Switzerland, trek ...

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  • Ryan_thumb 09 JAN

    Notes on the NHS Long Term Plan: What it is actually for, and what we should do with it

    Following their recent announcement of plans to allocate more funding to children’s hospices, NHS England have published their Long Term ...

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  • Candlelight Walk 08 JAN

    Candlelight Walk and Festive Market photos now online

    Despite the weather on Sunday 16th December, friends in the community turned up to our annual Candlelight Walk and Festive ...

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  • bubble rush thumbnail 04 JAN

    Sign up now for some bubbly fun

    Families are being urged to sign up for some frothy, family fun – and to take advantage of an early ...

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  • NHS funding thumb 27 DEC

    NHS announces £25 million boost for Children's Hospices

    NHS England today announced its plan to increase funding for children's hospices to as much as £25 million a year, ...

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  • Nina_thumb_2 24 DEC

    Lucky Superdraw player scoops £25,000 for Christmas

    Luck was on Nina's side when she won the top £25k prize in our Superdraw rollover - on her first ...

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  • Chris Laming 24 DEC

    An avid cyclist in just 5 years!

    “my friends and I all went out and bought nice bikes and spent months building out fitness in preparation for ...

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  • archbishop_thumb 21 DEC

    Archbishop visits Demelza Kent

    The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby paid a Christmas visit to the Demelza children’s hospice in Sittingbourne, Kent, where he ...

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  • bikers_thumb 21 DEC

    Motorcyclists make a Christmas delivery

    Motorcyclists paid a surprise visit to Demelza, Kent, to deliver gifts, vouchers and donations, just a few days before Christmas....

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  • Charlton thumbnail 1 21 DEC

    Footballers make festive visit

    There were smiles and giggles galore when children were given some early Christmas presents to unwrap – thanks to Charlton ...

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  • 3 19 DEC

    A roar of approval for big cats prize

    For Lisa Cruttenden, winner of Demelza’s Moments That Matter competition, spending time with her husband and family is what makes ...

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  • DSC_0096 18 DEC

    Demelza’s annual Canterbury Carol Concert returns raising £18,000

    Around 1,000 people turned out for an evening of festive songs, readings and live music at Demelza’s annual Canterbury Carol ...

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  • Italian job thumbnail square 17 DEC

    Find out more about The Italian Job cycle challenge

    Challenge enthusiasts, keen cyclists and those with a desire to get fit or to travel are all urged to consider ...

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  • Ice Skating 5 12 DEC

    Children enjoy some festive fun

    Recently some of the Demelza children and their families enjoyed some festive fun when they were invited to Eastwell Manor, ...

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  • Pamper_thumb 11 DEC

    South East London parents treated to Pamper Sessions

    Parents and carers shared their experiences over tea and cake and were treated to some much-needed 'me time'.

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  • Dalton XFactor 10 DEC

    X Factor single to support children’s charities

    Proceeds from the sale of this year’s X-Factor winner’s single will help children with life limiting conditions.

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  • Collette_thumb 05 DEC

    "Volunteering with Demelza gives my days a meaningful purpose"

    Collette Chesney began volunteering with Demelza this year. She wanted to share her story with you for #InternationalVolunteerDay

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  • Hythe Shop Appeal 29 NOV

    Help needed at Hythe shop

    If you have a few hours spare each week, like meeting new people and want to get out of the ...

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  • Dan headshot thumb 26 NOV

    Actor Daniel Radcliffe backs Demelza Christmas appeal

    Actor Daniel Radcliffe is using his star power to back a moving and inspiring online appeal to raise money for ...

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  • 6 23 NOV

    Footballer Johnnie Jackson to captain Demelza London Marathon team

    Those who will be pounding the streets and clocking up the miles to train for next year’s London Marathon for ...

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