Ramsdens launches change scheme to support local charities including St Mary’s

Ramsdens, the popular currency exchange provider and financial services business, has launched a new initiative to encourage shoppers to transform their unwanted and unused foreign currency into much needed funds for local charities. The Loose Change initiative will see each of Ramsdens’s 157 stores across the country introduce an unwanted currency collection point. Throughout the …

Claire’s Year of Hell for the Hospice

St Mary’s Hospice have some truly amazing supporters – but Claire Noble from Barrow is prepared to go to put herself though (some peoples’ idea of) hell in order to raise money for a cause close to her heart. In her own words, Claire shares her remarkable story here: “St Mary’s hospice is an awesome …

St Mary’s Autumn Raffle – we have a winner!

We are delighted to welcome the lucky winner of our annual Christmas raffle – James Benson from Barrow. Congratulations James, what a lovely surprise just before Christmas! James is pictured with St Mary’s Clare Shields who added: “Thank you to everyone who took part in our Autumn raffle and helped us raise vital funds our …

Millom shop coffee morning success!

Millom shop led by manager June Mckeown and her fantastic volunteers hosted an extremely successful coffee morning on Saturday 23rd November in the guide hall in Millom. Included in the items for sale were Christmas decorations, new goods, cakes and a tombola. Ahead of the event a cake made by Wendy Newton which was raffled …