St Mary’s Working to Support Community

For over 30 years, St Mary’s has been proud to be at the heart of community care, providing care, comfort and support to patients and their families and carers, when they need it most. Never has this been needed more than today, as our staff and volunteers work alongside partner organisations to respond to local …

St Mary’s Living Well Programme

Living with illness can be hard. There are different ways people find to manage illness. Some find it helps to talk with those with similar problems, learning together how to manage. Many find staying active through exercise and other activity helps. Having fun with others can also take your mind from your illness. Our experience …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on visiting the Hospice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on visiting the Hospice This guidance applies to everyone connected to St Mary’s Hospice: working, volunteering, visiting or attending hospice services, including at the Living Centre in Barrow in Furness. Whilst the risk to individuals remains low, we take the wellbeing of those using, or working or volunteering in the Hospice seriously …

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 …

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 …