Open Day Thank You

02 October 2014
Written by Sabryna Porter

Thanks to everyone who came along and supported our Volunteer Day where we opened our doors to showcase how local people can get involved.

Treat Time with some Mini-Pampering

30 September 2014
Written by Sabryna Porter


We've had a real treat here with our very first mini-pamper day for our families and I'm now busy planning more.

Time to Spare to Help make a Difference?

23 September 2014
Written by Sabryna Porter

I am busy at the moment looking at some new roles for volunteers here at The Donna Louise including some to support play sessions in our new fantastic playground, which is currently being built. Why not pop in to our Volunteer Open Day here at The Donna Louise on Saturday, (27th) and come and join me for a cuppa and a chat.

Charity Scores A Hole In One

19 September 2014
Written by Katy Burgess-Lowe

Hi Everyone

Well I can’t believe that we are only a week away from our 10th Annual Golf Day at Trentham Golf Club!

It's almost Enterprise time!

17 September 2014
Written by Hannah Ward-Salt

Enterprise-LogoHi everyone!

I can’t believe it’s that time again – the start of the Enterprise Challenge is fast approaching and we have some interesting ideas floating around between teams.

Memory Day 2014 – a special thank you

16 September 2014
Written by Kevin Benson

I just wanted to give a huge thank you to everyone who supported and came along to this year's Memory Day.
It's just a beautiful day and I honestly can't put it into words so I wanted to share with you a poem written by one of our mums and read out at the event.

Ground breaking - Day One of the installation of our new playground

16 September 2014

Great news - work has just started on our new playground! Rolled up for work this morning and I could hear the digger before I saw it.

Bark in the Park will be such a treat!

05 September 2014
Written by Nikki Wrench

Hi everyone,


What a busy week I’ve had; uniform and stationery shopping ready for my daughter to go back to school, traffic back on the roads with a vengeance and the planning for our “Bark In The Park” event in full swing!

Counsellor Kevin Benson reveals why Forget Me Nots are his Inspiration

03 September 2014
Written by Kevin Benson

Many of you know that as the counsellor at The Donna Louise I use painting as part of our therapy and that I'm also a very keen artist in my spare time, so I wanted to share with you a very special painting I've been working on for our forthcoming Memory Day on Sunday, 14th September.

Art Exhibition Planning In Force - Save The Date!

29 August 2014
Written by Paul Moore

For those who know me, you’ll know that I like to fancy myself as a bit of an “arty” type so when I was asked to manage our annual art exhibition this year, I jumped at the chance! There’s been a lot to get my head around in the run up to the event as it turns out hosting an art exhibition isn’t quite so straight forward as it seems.

The Donna Louise Children's Hospice, 1 Grace Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8FN

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The Donna Louise Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in England and Wales No. 3701610 and registered with The Charity Commission No.1075597.