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When you can’t say goodbye

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on July 25, 2020.

One of the toughest challenges posed by Coronavirus in the last few months is that if someone you love dies, you may not be able to say goodbye in the traditional way, at their funeral. The heart-breaking truth is that to keep everyone safe from the virus, funerals have not been able to be conducted […]

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Campden Home Nursing Announcement – New Cancer Support Centre

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on June 29, 2020.

For some time we have been looking for a building that would be a suitable space to create a Cancer Support Centre for Chipping Campden and the surrounding area. Recently we have found a property that we hope will be our new home and we have applied to Cotswold District Planning department for Change of […]

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Campden couple raise £600 for Campden Home Nursing!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on June 26, 2020.

When lockdown was announced in March, Donna and Mark Evans of Wolds End, Chipping Campden, realised that some people in the community would feel isolated and vulnerable, so they decided to help. The couple offered to deliver newspapers, free of charge, in and around Chipping Campden and soon they were delivering to 42 customers. They […]

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Call for virtual gardens, 2020

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on June 2, 2020.

**ENTRIES FOR PHOTOS IS NOW CLOSED**  You can now view Chipping Campden’s Virtual Open Gardens online from 6.00pm on Friday 19th June and it will stay up until Tuesday June 30th.  Please go to: www.campden-support.com/virtual-open-gardens The Chipping Campden Open Garden Weekend, which should have taken place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st, has been sadly […]

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Jecca Brook (1937 – 2020) Obituary

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on June 1, 2020.

Jessica (Jecca) Brook died peacefully on the 21st May 2020, three days after a devastating fall down the stairs in her house. She was a much loved and respected Chipping Campden character—compassionate, generous, always interested and with a hearty sense of humour—truly caring in the community. Ever since she was young, Jecca knew she wanted […]

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Rest in peace, Jecca Brook, founder of Campden Home Nursing

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 21, 2020.

Jecca Brook, 1937-2020 It is with great sadness we announce our much loved founder, Jecca, passed away this morning, very peacefully, with her family around her. For those of you that had the joy of knowing her, you will understand what a loss this is to her family, friends, the charity and Chipping Campden. For […]

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Tips on how to stay positive…

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 21, 2020.

It’s national Mental Health Awareness Week (18-22 May) and we’re aware that at this time, more than ever, maintaining a balanced mental health may be more of a challenge for many of us. With the national pandemic still impacting everyone’s daily lives to some extent, it’s fair to say most of us will have had […]

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Heather’s Family and Other Animals!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 7, 2020.

Heather Mitchell, our Nurse Manager – Cancer Support Service, has been supporting patients throughout the Coronavirus crisis, via phone calls, texts and emails. Since we launched the Cancer Support Service in January, April has been the busiest month ever, and we are still taking new referrals. Heather loves her work and is committed to helping […]

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Campden Home Nursing teams up with local artist

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 3, 2020.

Waiting for the Others, by Andy Furgusson

We are delighted to be working with talented local artist Andy Fergusson who, over the coming weeks, will be painting a portrait of Jecca Brook, founder of Campden Home Nursing. The painting will mark our 30th anniversary and will hang in pride of place at our office HQ in Chipping Campden. Andy was born in […]

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Shepherds Close is blooming lovely!

Posted by Maria Graham-Martin, on May 2, 2020. Tags: , , ,

The beautiful garden at Shepherds Close, Chipping Campden, was  due to open to the public on 22nd May. Sadly, due to Coronavirus, this will not now be taking place. However, we recently caught up with owner, Rita Down, to ask how the garden was coming along, so we could update fans of the garden. Rita […]

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