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McColl’s join bid to raise £10m for UK’s children’s hospices

McColl’s convenience stores have announced today that they are joining Morrisons colleagues in their fundraising efforts to raise £10 million by October 2024 for charity partner Together for Short Lives.  Together for Short Lives is the leading UK charity for...
Volunteers collecting money for Ty Hafan Children's Hospice

Volunteers’ Week 2023 message from Chief Executive Maria

    “The first of June marks the first day of Volunteers’ Week 2023, where organisations across the UK celebrate, thank and recognize their volunteers for the fantastic contributions they make to their communities. “At Tŷ Hafan, we have more...

Vaughan Gething, MS and Stephen Doughty MP visit Tŷ Hafan 

On Friday 26th May, we were delighted to welcome our constituency representatives Vaughan Gething MS, also Welsh Government Minister for the Economy, and Stephen Doughty MP, to our hospice in Sully.   This was an opportunity for us to renew relationships with...

What makes nursing at Tŷ Hafan so very special

Sian Middleton is Tŷ Hafan’s Director of Nursing and Clinical Services. Here, on International Nurses Day 2023, she reflects on what makes nursing at Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice so very special.   “Tŷ Hafan is a place like no other. Yes,...

Mums v Mountains – and the Mums won!

Eight mums of children with life-shortening illnesses have conquered the three highest peaks in Wales in 24 hours – and raised more than £30,000 for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice in the process. The group: Bridget Harpwood from Aberystwyth, Lynsey Harris from...

The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

On Saturday 6 May 2023 the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort takes place at Westminster Abbey in London.  We are incredibly proud to be able to say that His Majesty King Charles III...

Penarth poetry evening for Tŷ Hafan – cancelled

Please note that unfortunately the event  Where the Birds Sing Our Names – an evening of poetry for Tŷ Hafan which was set to take place in All Saints Church, Penarth on this evening (Wednesday 10 May) has been cancelled. Where the...

Mums v Mountains – less than two weeks to go!

There are less than two weeks to go before a group of Tŷ Hafan mums take on the three highest peaks in Wales – and they are well on their way to smashing their target to raise £20,000 for Tŷ...

Top poets to read from anthology for Tŷ Hafan

Poetry fans are in for a real treat this weekend with the chance to enjoy readings from Tŷ Hafan’s poetry anthology Where the Birds Sing Our Names – and all free of charge. Anthology editor Professor Tony Curtis will be joined...
Maisy enjoys the sensory room at Ty Hafan

Statement on the cost of living crisis

A survey published on 28 March by Hospice UK has found that the cost of living crisis could have a devastating impact on hospices in the UK, and the services they provide. Following on from this survey, and its stark...
Ty Hafan, on the South Glamorgan coast, occupies a peaceful and tranquil location.

Statement on Stop Notice issued by Vale Council

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has issued a notice which states that development activity which is in breach of planning control measures has taken place on the land situated between Tŷ Hafan and Beechwood College and that a ‘Stop Notice’ has been...
David Loosemore and chef Stephen Terry during Chefs' Night Out 2023

Top chefs raise more than £1m for Tŷ Hafan

Fourteen top chefs pledged to cook up a storm for Tŷ Hafan and last Saturday night (25th March) they did just that – helping to raise more than £1m for the iconic Welsh charity.  The chefs took over the kitchens...