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Local jazz musician attempts a world record for singing upside down
Hastings-based pianist, Mike, is gaining a new perspective on performance on 25 October as he attempts to break the world record for singing upside down! All in aid of St Barnabas House.
17 October 2023
National grant enables St Barnabas to pilot Frailty Wellbeing Programme
Our free fragility programme is designed to support older people with frailty. The programme is free of charge and open for self-referrals as well as from GPs in the Worthing area.
22 September 2023
Linda, Mark, and the lost ring
Local metal detectorist turns heartbreak to joy for local family
“We’re still amazed that we got the ring back – and the added link with St Barnabas makes it even more poignant.”
14 September 2023
Worthing electronics manufacturer takes on marathon trek
“We wanted to challenge ourselves as most of us have never hiked such a long distance. We are not only raising funds for a great cause but also pushing ourselves to achieve a personal goal.”
1 September 2023
Worthing woman walks a marathon for hospice caring for her sister
“I just can't praise the hospice enough. They've been there not just for Jan, but for the whole family. They are such special people and we're very lucky to have them.”
24 August 2023
Eighty-year-old man from Henfield aims to break a world record for St Barnabas House
“My sister died at St Barnabas House in 2012. She was only 64, taken far too early. She was treated so well there, and I was impressed. By doing this walk, I am aiming to raise some money for the hospice too.”
21 August 2023
Two smiling trekkers on the 2022 South Downs Trek
Sarah tackles a marathon-length trek in memory of her godmother
“I’m really looking forward to being out on the Downs in the fresh air and being part of something to support St Barnabas.”
17 August 2023
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You can make a difference to hospice care
We’re keen to hear from people who use or are interested in our hospice services. Maybe you’re a patient or a family member of a patient. Or you might be a member of the wider community who cares about excellent hospice care being available in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield area.
31 July 2023
Becky and her dad at home
Becky tackles Man Vs Mountain
“They helped prepare us for what was to come and did everything in their power to keep Dad comfortable.”
13 July 2023
Mark and Lola on their hike
Mark and Lola walk the Pennine Way
"Doing this fundraising has restored my faith in humanity: you can watch the news and think how awful we are as a species, but the work people do at St Barnabas House is just incredible. It has been fantastic to do something to help and say thank you.”
11 July 2023
A group of volunteers at the Heart awards
Heart Awards celebrate hospice volunteers
Our Vice President, Sally Gunnell OBE presented the awards, which were given to three individuals who have gone above and beyond in their support.
7 July 2023
Daegan running in the Littlehampton10k
Rustington man runs 100km to raise funds for hospice that cared for his dad
“When Dad entered the hospice’s care, we just felt instant gratitude, like a weight had been lifted. I thought I need to give something back and I'm not good at very much, so it was running or nothing really.”
30 May 2023

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