: Waiting for next track...

Manorlands hospice needs your help

Manorlands Hospice, West Yorkshire

1:00am 2nd February 2018

Manorlands is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in West Yorkshire, which provides care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis.

The hospice cares for people aged 18 and over living with conditions like cancer, heart failure, acquired brain injury and lung disease.

One in four people are currently living with a life-changing condition.

Manorlands is after help, whether it's volunteering, running a fundraising event or making a donation, so that it can carry on supporting others who need it across Craven and Wharfedale.

The hospice costs £3,300,000 to run every year.

That is why it needs your help in raising money and awareness.

Facts

  • There are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year; that is one every 3 minutes 27 seconds, but there are over 1.2m stroke survivors in the UK. Stroke is one of the largest causes of disability. Over a third of stroke survivors in the UK are dependent on others, of those one in five are cared for by family and/or friends.
  • 50% of adult cancer patients are likely to survive 10 years or more.
  • 225,000 people develop dementia every year in the UK. 7 out of 10 people are living with another medical condition or disability as well as dementia.
  • Around 100,000 people have multiple sclerosis in the UK.
  • 127,000 people are living with Parkinson's disease in the UK today.

Karen works at Manorlands in Keighley, and explains why: "I have been experienced the care Manorlands hospice provides for my own family members and I know the importance of the care we provide both at the hospice and out in the community.

"In November 2010 my wonderful grandma unfortunately passed away at Manorlands Hospice. Prior to this my aunt had also passed away at the hospice.

"When the time came for grandma to leave us, we continued to get the support we needed through the family support team who provided us with bereavement support.

"I can hand on heart say that without Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice our experience at losing one of the most important people in our lives would have been so much harder to cope with. This time in my life was without a doubt when I knew I wanted to work in this area."

"The care we received was free! We did not have to pay a penny, but we found out that while the hospice received some statutory funding they still had to raise over £1m to keep the hospice running.

"We really need a fundraising group in Ilkley and surrounding villages to help the Ilkley and Craven area contribute towards the care we provide here.

"Basically anything people want to do we would be so grateful!"

Sue Ryder's Manorlands hospice care is available to people living in Craven, Airevalley, and Wharfedale.

For more information, click here

More news from across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

Breaking local news for Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale direct to your mobile from Stray FM

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Nick and Alfie at Standedge Tunnel

Welcome to the deepest canal tunnel in the country

Stray FM's Nick Hancock has been for a trip deep underground in West Yorkshire at Standedge tunnel and visitor centre.

Child sat on adults knee on sofa reading book

Could this local nanny company be your child care solution?

Hear from parents who have used the Yorkshire Nanny Company.

Most read
A59 Accident - Road Closure

90-year-old driver killed in A59 crash

Witness appeal after collision near Skipton

Newer article
Older article

CQC rates Harrogate care home as Outstanding

Family: It follows an inspection which took place in November, 2017.

Top articles

Brexit: Why political crisis could be well on the way

National: Westminster might be deep in recess, but the Brexit wars that defined the last political term are firing up once more.

Fears for climate as Trump administration relaxes rules on oil reserves

World: The Trump administration has relaxed controls on America's oil reserves in a move that makes no mention of climate change.

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Cincinnati final to complete career Masters sweep

Sport: Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 to win the Cincinnati Masters and become the first man to complete a career sweep of all nine 1000 Series titles.

Sir Bruce Forsyth's ashes laid to rest beneath stage at London Palladium

Showbiz: Sir Bruce Forsyth's ashes have been laid to rest under the stage at the London Palladium.

WATCH: Yorkshire Day goes with a BANG in Ripon

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Firework display closes a big day of celebration in Yorkshire's smallest city.

More strike action in Northern rail dispute

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be walkouts on 25th August and 1st and 8th September.

Could this local nanny company be your child care solution?

Family: Hear from parents who have used the Yorkshire Nanny Company.

Fish and chips now being served on North Yorkshire train

Family: One train ticket with a side of salt and vinegar please.

Making waves with 'Ocean Boulevard'

70s On This Day: Eric Clapton made a real splash in the US with this one

Harrogate Hospice's sculpture tribute for loved-ones

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: A new sculpture will pay a lasting tribute to loved-ones at Harrogate's Spring Flower Show.

Which Sixth Form is right for me?

Family: Want to ensure your teenager chooses the right Sixth Form for them?

8 facts about afternoon tea guaranteed to impress your friends

Food and Drink: It's one of the trendiest meals of the moment, but here are some things you might not have known about afternoon tea.

Improving short-sightedness with Christopher Nixon Optometrists

Health: Myopia, or short-sightedness is an increasing problem, but Christopher Nixon Optometrists are here to help.

POISONED: Red kite found dead near Knaresborough

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police have received confirmation of the poisoning.

Top Party Dresses for the Festive Season

Christmas: Local Blogger, the Harrogate Girl, picks the best frocks, gowns and outfits for the big Christmas parties of 2017.

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

Special Reports: People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

Your favourite 70s Summer Song is...

70s On This Day: The battle was fierce, but we've crowned the Stray 70s listeners' top summer tune from the 1970s!

Delve into deliciousness at Mother Shiptons Inn

Test pages: We sent Stray FM's James Stanley to try out the new menu at Mother Shipton's Inn Knaresborough.

LIVE: Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: The Final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is on today today, passing through Otley, Blubberhouses, Pateley Bridge and Skipton.

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Pedestrian killed on A59 near Broughton

Harrogate, Craven & Wharfedale: Police appeal for witnesses after Keighley man killed in accident

Poll

How do you feel about the rain?

Trending in Yorkshire

90-year-old driver killed in A59 crash

Witness appeal after collision near Skipton

Northern invites strike union to ACAS talks

The troubled local train operator says it wants to to resolve the ongoing RMT dispute over guards.

Foodbank almost out of stock

There's been a big demand for their services in Harrogate over the summer

Masked men demand car keys

They broke into a Craven home.

Major disruption to trains after tractor blocks line

Many services have been cancelled.

More news...