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21.04.2023

From Bristol to Sully: Sam’s big bike ride

On Friday 14th April this year, Sam Warren laced up his trainers, secured his helmet and hopped on his bike to ride to Tŷ Hafan. But this wasn’t just a leisurely trip – it was a long journey from Bristol...
17.04.2023

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...
tea being poured into a tea pot
15.04.2023

Tea for Tŷ Hafan: fundraising tea parties  

Gather your friends, family and colleagues and join us in celebrating the coronation, all while raising money for Tŷ Hafan!   The coronation is taking place on Saturday 6th May at Westminster Abbey and people all over the country – and...
14.04.2023

Mums V Mountains: Meet Marie

On 7th May, a group of eight Tŷ Hafan mums will be tackling Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan. And the most amazing part? Most of these ladies are new to the world of mountain walking! You can find out...
Maisy enjoys the sensory room at Ty Hafan
04.04.2023

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.
31.03.2023

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...
30.03.2023

GE Aviation Welsh 3 Peaks turns 25! 

All the way back in 1998, GE Aviation started the Welsh 3 Peaks challenge.   Teams of walkers scale Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan back-to-back. That’s a 20.35-mile-long walk and an ascent of 9,397 ft in one day!  It came from...
David Loosemore and chef Stephen Terry during Chefs' Night Out 2023
29.03.2023

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...
23.03.2023

Statement on petition regarding proposed development next to our hospice

We are incredibly heartened by the overwhelming support for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice as demonstrated by the petition, started by bereaved Tŷ Hafan grandmother Karen Maidment.   Firstly, it clearly demonstrates the deep level of understanding the Welsh public has...
Ty Hafan staff dressed up in Halloween costumes at a Community Hub
22.03.2023

Spotlight on… Community Hubs

Not everyone can come to our hospice regularly because of caring, work commitments and travel restraints. And, as demand for our services grows and we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still not able to offer as many stays...
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18.03.2023

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be especially challenging for those whose child, mother, grandmother or mother figure has died. This can be difficult to deal with, where for some ignoring the day altogether is an easier way out.  If Mother’s Day is...
Some of the mums who are taking on the Mums v Mountains for Tŷ Hafan Children's Hospice
17.03.2023

Mums v Mountains for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice

There definitely ain’t no mountain high enough for an intrepid group of mums of children with life-shortening conditions who are set to tackle the Welsh Three Peaks for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. The eight mothers, all of whom have a...