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Harry Maguire picks Bluebell Wood

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Hull City FC defender Harry Maguire has chosen a children’s hospice that cares for families facing the toughest of times to receive his Player of the Season prize money.

Naz skydives for Bluebell Wood

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One brave Sheffield man has tackled heights of 15,000 feet and freefall speeds of up to 120mph in memory of his much-loved niece Zainab.

In a spin for Bluebell Wood

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A one-hour spin class just wasn’t enough for Maltby fitness instructor Gavin Levitt, who persuaded gym members and colleagues to get on their bikes for up to 12 hours in support of Bluebell Wood.

Lakeside turns purple for Bluebell Wood

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There was a riot of colour, of the purple variety, at Lakeside Village this month when the Doncaster shopping village took on a whole new vibrant shade for its charity of the year, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Bluebell Wood celebrates volunteers

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Whether they’re gardening, marshalling events, helping in the kitchen or at one of Bluebell Wood’s nine shops, volunteers are a vital part of South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice.

Bluebell Wood nannan, Sally, joins Fundraising team

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The nannan of a boy who made a miraculous recovery at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has joined the South Yorkshire charity as one of its community fundraisers, for the Doncaster area.

Get ready to Zumba for Bluebell Wood

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Barnsley man Tim Steele is inviting Zumba enthusiasts to dance their hearts out at a special zumbathon fundraiser in memory of his nephew Roman.

Generous 100th birthday request

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While Barnsley born and bred Gladys will be celebrating her 100th birthday on 10 June, she doesn’t want any presents. Instead she is asking family and friends to donate to Bluebell Wood.

Sport stars line up for Legends Golf Day

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Sports fans and golfers have the chance to enjoy an unforgettable day on the greens with some of Sheffield’s biggest sporting legends this September.

Showstopping surprise for Bluebell Wood families

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Cast members, including the actors playing Mr Bumble, Nancy, Bill Sykes, the Artful Dodger and Oliver, met up with Bluebell Wood children Jack and Emma-Louise, who both receive care at the hospice which helps families from across North Nottinghamshire and the wider region.

A blind date with a difference

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It’s not often you get the chance of a blind date when you’re out shopping, but Bluebell Wood’s shop in Dinnington is offering just that.

Unique WWI memoirs for auction

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History enthusiasts have the chance to own a unique piece of World War One history by bidding for the memoirs of a Sheffield soldier.

Jodie’s surprise football celebration

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Jodie Barlow, who visits Bluebell Wood for short breaks, had a 21st birthday to remember after Barnsley FC helped make her big day extra special.

Put your best foot forward for Shoesday

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Wacky, mismatched and plain strange footwear are all acceptable on Tuesday 13th June when Bluebell Wood asks people to put on their funkiest shoes to celebrate Shoesday.

Supercars rev up £50,000 for Bluebell Wood

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To celebrate the incredible milestone of raising over £50,000 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, 21 owners brought their spectacular supercars for a spin to the hospice on Thursday, with their boots full to the brim of Easter eggs.

Make a Will, Make a Difference

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Throughout their ‘Make a Will Month’ in May, Bluebell Wood will be encouraging people to write their Will for a suggested donation of just £95 for a single Will.

Kerrie hits lottery jackpot

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Mother of two Kerrie from Chesterfield is £1,000 better off after scooping the jackpot in the Bluebell Wood lottery on her first ever ticket.

Another Milestone for Bluebell Wood

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Six regulars from the Milestone Pub at Crystal Peaks are planning to walk the Pennine Journey in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

All set for Colour Dash fun

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Maxine Strong from Epworth will be joining thousands of other people to walk through five colour stations at the 5k Bluebell Wood Colour Dash at Rother Valley on 29 April 2017.

Rosie’s mammoth climb for Bluebell Wood

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In an act of endurance that many adults would hesitate at, a 12-year-old Sheffield girl has climbed a mammoth 600 metres for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Brothers reunite for Retford Half

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Three Retford brothers have reunited in their hometown with five friends to raise an impressive £987.50 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Fancy a Tour de Yorkshire?

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If you fancy being Jason Kenny or Laura Trott for a day and raising valuable funds for Bluebell Wood, you’d better move fast.

Insight fired up for Bluebell Wood

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Staff at Insight UK’s Sheffield office are fired up to fundraise for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, with wing-walks, skydives and the Bluebell Wood Colour Dash just a few of the activities they’ve planned for 2017.

Pagets team to trek again

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Walking from Sheffield to London once would be plenty for most people, but a team at Pagets builders merchants is going to do it all again, the other way round.

Winnie’s wonderful gift to Bluebell Wood

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A warm-hearted woman from Ecclesfield has left a wonderful legacy to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice after gifting her £40,000 estate to the hospice in her Will.

To lunch or not to lunch? That is the question

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Trying to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Why not treat mum to an afternoon of elegance at Bluebell Wood’s Ladies’ Lunch on Saturday 18th March, and help us be there for families when they need us most.

Bolsover Cruise Club raise big cash for Bluebell Wood

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From bucket collections to Christmas Market cruises: Bolsover Cruise Club have raised over £7,000 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, and they’re looking forward to continuing their support in 2017.

Bluebell Wood’s Hundred Quid Quest

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Bluebell Wood is challenging local and national businesses to take part in their Hundred Quid Quest, and turn £100 into as much money as possible in just six months.

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