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Proposed holiday park next door to Ty Hafan shaded in yellow

Statement on proposed holiday park on Hayes Road

Four weeks ago, Tŷ Hafan was formally notified that a planning application had been submitted for the land directly between our hospice and Beechwood College.  While the site owner’s plans for a holiday park continue to be ‘talked up’ on...

Street food vendor opportunity at this Saturday’s Fun Day

We have a last-minute opportunity for a street food vendor to join us for our Family Fun Day this Saturday, September 9. A space has become available for a hot food vendor in the grounds of Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice...
Ride to the Rugby riders 2022

The search is on for 25 intrepid Welsh rugby-loving cyclists for Tŷ Hafan

The search is on for 25 intrepid Welsh rugby-loving cyclists to undertake the Ride To The Rugby Challenge 2024 for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice.  As Wales prepare for their Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji, you could be watching them...
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Fathers and friends to take on BikeBoatBoot Challenge for Tŷ Hafan

A group of Tŷ Hafan dads and male friends have announced their latest fundraising challenge for the hospice – to cycle, hike and row the length of Wales in just four days.  The #BikeBoatBoot Challenge is the third extreme challenge...
Great British Food Festival Cheers!

Cheers! The Great British Food Festival is supporting Tŷ Hafan

Calling all foodies! This Saturday and Sunday (2 and 3rd September) the Great British Food Festival returns to Margam Park and this year festival goers will not only get to celebrate the very best of food and drink – but...
Kooko wearing a Ty Hafan wristband

Go, Kooko! One of our youngest fundraisers walks for Tŷ Hafan three years on the trot

  All the way back in August 2021, Kooko decided to take part in the Walk a day in their shoes challenge to raise money for Tŷ Hafan. Kooko, along with her mum, Ceri, walked an admirable five miles and...
Supercars at an Ty Hafan Family Fun Day

Banish those back to school blues!

It might be back to school soon but that doesn’t mean that summer fun is over. Postponed from its original date in July due to unseasonally high winds and driving rain, Tŷ Hafan’s annual Family Fun Day will now take place...
Maria Timon Samra, Chief Executive of Ty Hafan with James Harper of the Principality launch Ty Hafan's new Dark Runs

Tŷ  Hafan and Principality join forces for some Spooktacular Fun Runs

Charity fun runs with a difference are coming to South Wales this October. A series of spooktacular charity Dark Runs will be organised Tŷ Hafan’s Children’s Hospice, who provide specialist care and support for children with life-shortening conditions and their families.   ...
Jenna Lewis, Ross McCabe, Helen Thomas, Jo and Lee McCabe

Thousands take part as sun shines on ABP Barry Island 10K

Thousands of runners descended on Barry Island on Sunday for the 2023 ABP Barry Island 10K, with recently unsettled weather making way for blue skies and sunshine. The 10K took runners on a scenic tour of the town with highlights...

Actor Huw’s Spanish pilgrimage for Tŷ Hafan 

Acclaimed Welsh actor Huw Davies is preparing to walk almost 500 miles across northern Spain later this month in memory of his nephew and father-of-one, Rhys Tom, who died unexpectedly earlier this year at the age of 31.  Huw, also...
Chris Thomas and Rick Strang

A life-changing weekend for Tŷ Hafan’s All Stars

Last weekend was life-changing for the Tŷ Hafan All Stars ice hockey team in more ways than one as they took part in the annual charity tournament at Vindico ice arena in Cardiff.   When Dreams Come True team member Craig Poynter...

Morrisons raise £5 million for children’s hospices

Welcome news has come this week for children’s hospices including Tŷ Hafan and families caring for a child with a life-shortening condition with an announcement from Morrisons that they have reached £5 million pounds in their fundraising efforts for charity partner...