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Talented Author Donates Funds From ‘Nana Duck’ Book Sales

Talented author, Kathy Tallentire has donated £364 from sales of her first children’s book, Nana Duck in memory of her own Nana, Nellie Williams. The illustrated picture book; Nana Duck explores and celebrates the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren. Set in North Staffordshire and including tales of canals, oatcakes and our favourite local saying; […]

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NEW! Virtual Sunflower Garden of Remembrance

We are delighted to welcome you to our new Virtual Sunflower Garden of Remembrance where you can plant a sunflower to celebrate the life of your loved ones. Use our Garden of Remembrance as a meaningful way to commemorate a poignant time of year, such as a loved one’s birthday or anniversary or in lieu […]

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Catherine’s ‘Lockdown Larks’ Raises a Smile and Vital Income for Dougie Mac

Writing enthusiast, Catherine Andrew, has put pen to paper to document her Covid-19 lockdown and shielding experience to raise funds for Dougie Mac. Catherine’s story has already raised over £350 for the hospice who have supported her throughout her husband’s dementia diagnosis. Dougie Mac Admiral Nurse, Wendy and Counsellor, Holly encouraged Catherine to revisit her […]

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Cycling Sisters Complete 27 Mile Bike Ride to Support Dougie Mac

9 year old, Lily and 6 year old sister, Poppy, have cycled 27 miles and donated £50 to Dougie Mac in thanks for the care their Granny, Christine received from the hospice last year. The girls have inherited their love of cycling from their parents, Geoff and Heather who are also regular supporters of the […]

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Inspiring Seth Runs a Mile a Day to Support Dougie Mac

Nine year old, Seth has ran more than a marathon over the last 29 days to raise funds to enable Dougie Mac to continue to provide our 24 hour palliative care. Determined to use current restrictions productively; Seth decided to run a mile a day as part of his permitted daily exercise in memory of […]

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Fundraising Fishing Evening Reels in over £10,000 for Dougie Mac

Keen anglers, Iain Macmillan and Dave Beech hosted a fishing evening in early March which raised in excess of £10,000 for Dougie Mac. Famous within the fishing world, angling tutor and journalist Adam Penning was invited to Florence Sports and Social Club to provide fascinating anecdotes and to showcase exclusive photographs from his career. Iain […]

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Local Engineering Specialists Fletcher Moorland ‘Ride to Vegas’ for Dougie Mac

Employees at local Engineering Specialists, Fletcher Moorland Ltd. are cycling 5095 miles; the equivalent distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Las Vegas to raise funds for Dougie Mac. Operations Director, Di Mansell is due to get married in Las Vegas in September. However, due to current travel restrictions Di and Husband-to-be, Tom still don’t know if they […]

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Moorlands Cyclists Complete Virtual Bike Ride to Raise Over £1000 for Dougie Mac

Avid Cyclists and Dougie Mac supporters Andy De Caso and Mike Boston have jumped back in the saddle and organised a virtual bike ride in place of the annual Dougie Mac Bike Ride. Due to current restrictions many events and activities have been cancelled, including Dougie Mac’s fundraising Bike Ride which sees cyclists from across […]

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Tracy Braves the Shave for Dougie Mac

Quite a few of us might have taken the opportunity to do a little home hairdressing during the Covid-19 lockdown but how many of you braved the shave? Our super supporter Tracy Bourne did just that and has raised a fantastic amount so far. Here’s why Tracy chose to support: “Choosing Dougie Mac Hospice as […]

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Avid Fundraiser Completes Seven Challenges in Seven Days in Memory of his Late Mother

Rich Stonier, 35, a professional cricketing coach has raised more than £22,000 for Dougie Mac in memory of his mum – by completing seven challenges in as many days; seven years after her death. Since losing his best friend and mother, Diane Stonier, 60, in 2012 to stage four sarcoma, Rich from Barlaston, has raised […]

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