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dark run barry and swansea
25.10.2023

Rescheduled dates for Barry Island and Swansea Bay Dark Runs

We can confirm that our Barry Island Dark Run will now take place on Friday 10th of November and our Swansea Bay Dark Run will now take place on Saturday 18th of November. If you have already signed up for...
Approach to Hornillas
19.10.2023

‘My Camino de Frances pilgrimage for Tŷ Hafan’

It’s been a month since I came home from Santiago de Compostela after completing the 790km of the Camino Frances. I started walking on the 17th of August and arrived in the square in front of Saint Iago’s cathedral five...
Caldicot Castle and Cyfarthfa Castle promo graphic
17.10.2023

Caldicot Castle Dark Run and Cyfarthfa Castle Dark Run update

Today we can confirm that our Caldicot Castle Dark Run on Saturday 21st October and our Cyfarthfa Castle Dark Run on Saturday 28th October will be going ahead as planned.  If you have already signed up for these events then...
Cardiff Half Marathon team shot
16.10.2023

Well done and thank you to all our Cardiff Halfers 

On Sunday, October 1, 89 of runners completed the Cardiff Half Marathon for Tŷ Hafan’s Children’s Hospice, raising almost £30,000 to support our work with children with life-shortening conditions and their families in the process.   Tŷ Hafan’s Cardiff Half runners...
St David's Hall
13.10.2023

St David’s Hall closed until the New Year

Unfortunately, it has been announced today that St David’s Hall in Cardiff will not be open Monday 4th December and will remain closed until the New Year due to ongoing issues with RAAC in the building.  We are obviously disappointed...
Nurse with child at Ty Hafan
12.10.2023

Join our nursing team

Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice has launched a fresh drive to recruit more nurses to provide vital care and support for children with life-shortening conditions and their families in Wales.  A recent report highlighted that 1 in every 172 children born...
The proximity of Ty Hafan, Mr Danter's land and Beechwood College
10.10.2023

Update on proposed holiday park on Hayes Road

A second planning application for storage has recently been submitted to the Vale of Glamorgan Council by the owner of the plot of land which lies directly between Tŷ Hafan  and Beechwood College.  This application is for a 0.98 hectare...
09.10.2023

It’s Hospice Care Week

It’s Hospice Care Week when the work of hospices throughout Wales, and the wider UK, is recognised and celebrated.  Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice is one of only two children’s hospices in Wales, the other being Hope House Tŷ Gobaith in North...
Max Harding
09.10.2023

Max’s Story

“Max was born 17 Jan 2016,” says Martina Harding. “He was perfect and a beautiful little brother for our daughter, Mila. But quickly we noticed that things were different for Max.”  Within nine weeks of their son’s birth Martina and...
Kelly Dibble and Richard Seaward
04.10.2023

How you can support Tŷ Hafan as a business

When people think of supporting Tŷ Hafan as a business, employee fundraising, donating or volunteering often spring to mind. Those are all brilliant options, but there is a wide variety of opportunities available to you that can help to raise...
Sara Wade-West
04.10.2023

A day in the life of… a Paediatric Palliative Care Physiotherapist

We’re proud to have a multi-disciplinary team at Tŷ Hafan. We give children and families holistic care to meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. An important part of that team is Sara Wade-West, our Physiotherapist, who works hard to...
Alfi and Besi
04.10.2023

Alfi’s story

Alfi was born with Neonatal Marfan syndrome, a rare condition that meant his life would be a short one. “On 1st May 2013, Alfi Jay and Besi Jane entered into the world,” says Sara. “Our life became perfect in those...