The latest news from LOROS Hospice


Keep up to date with all the latest news from LOROS

23rd June

LOROS opens its gardens this summer

LOROS are giving you an opportunity to enjoy our gardens as they are being opened up through the National Garden Scheme, and you can visit on three dates: 28th June, 27th July and 25th August, from 9am-5pm.


8th June

Faizal's story: Working in a LOROS Shop

Within our shops team, we have over 500 incredible volunteers that are key to the day-to-day operations of our 29 shops across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It goes without saying that we couldn’t do what we do without them! Here's Faizal's LOROS volunteering story.



23rd May

Jumping in the LOROS skydive in-memory of Grandad - Ellie's story

Ellie, a member of our Marketing team at LOROS, will be taking the leap of a lifetime on Sunday 11th September for LOROS Hospice in memory of her Grandad, Harry Thornton. Harry was a patient at LOROS following a mesothelioma cancer diagnosis in late 2005. The cancer was aggressive and Harry died in August 2006. Here is Ellie’s story about her family’s fond memories of her Grandad.



19th May

LOROS Hospice announces Rocket Round Leicester raised more than £315,000 for patient care

LOROS Hospice has shared the impact of their 2021 flagship fundraising event, Rocket Round Leicester. Throughout the summer of 2021, LOROS presented the city’s biggest art trail and today have announced that a total profit of £317,141 was raised for specialist patient care.



16th May

A record-breaking 2022 Golf Day!

We had a tee-riffic day Friday 13th May with our annual LOROS Golf Day, hosted at the beautiful Rothley Park Golf Club. As a result, we are thrilled to announce that together, we have raised over £25,000 making it our most successful Golf Day yet - incredible!

12th May

“I’m proud to be a nurse” LOROS marks Nurses’ Day

Thursday 12th May marks Nurses’ Day, a day to celebrate these hard-working heroes of the NHS.

29th April

“What’s your funeral song?” asks LOROS Hospice

It’s the biggest taboo of all but one we all face sooner or later. Death, dying and bereavement are still difficult subjects for many people to talk about, despite award-winning TV series, best-selling books and celebrity-fronted podcasts on the topic.

Patient Stories

12th April

Walking in-memory of Dad - Amy's Twilight Walk story

Amy Craig’s dad, John Mills, was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer in January 2021. The cancer was aggressive and John died just three months later, in March 2021 at the age of 60. On Saturday 28th May, Amy, her husband Stuart and their little boy Arthur will be walking in our Twilight Walk in memory of John.

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