The Writtle quiz PDF Print E-mail

138 people came along to our 6th annual quiz held at the Writtle sports and social club. The quiz, raffle and games raised an amazing £1.300 on the night.

Many thanks to Barry and Sue Linger and Chris Hibbitt for his great quiz and everyone who helped make this another successful night for the J's Hospice.

Lloyd Scott MBE joins The J's PDF Print E-mail

For those of you who don't know who Lloyd Scott is - he's the man who ran the London Marathon in 2002 in a deep-sea diving costume during which he broke the world record for the slowest marathon time.

Lloyd, who's from Essex, used to be a football goalkeeper, but is now best known for his charity marathons. Having survived cancer, Lloyd understands the need for The J's Hospice and its age-appropriate aims and has happily agreed to become one of our patrons. We are so glad to have him on board.

Many thanks to Lloyd for all his support so far and into the future.

The J's is the chosen charity for Race for Business 2010 PDF Print E-mail

The J's are very grateful to have been chosen as the beneficiary charity for The Wollastons Race for Business 2010 and would like to thank all those concerned for choosing us.

Around 1,800 people take part in the 5K race helping to raise thousands of pounds for charity. You can help us make this the biggest and best race yet by taking part in fancy dress. One of our patrons, Lloyd Scott wants to make this a big, fun event and there will be prizes for the best fancy dress.

We have entry and sponsorship forms available, so please contact us for more information on 01245 351514.

Charity of the Year PDF Print E-mail

The J's Hospice is now the chosen charity for The County Hotel in Chelmsford. Staff are going to help us by providing rooms for events, hosting events and helping with food.

We're also proud to be one of three charities supported by the Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor Tony Sach. The other two are; The Chelmsford Association for Disabled Sport and Kids Inspire. Thanks to everyone for raising awareness of the charity.

New CD and book for sale PDF Print E-mail


Acoustic Soul Club Volume 2, on sale now from Sainsbury's, North Springfield, Chelmsford and from The J's Hospice.

The CD is £5.00 and features 15 songs, including 12 recorded by local artists.  The album includes tracks from Andy Fairweather, Gallagher and Lyle and Ade Edmonson's band, The Bad Shepherds. It's a fantastic album and all proceeds go towards The J's Hospice.

We've got a wonderful children's book on sale too. Professor Potts presents the Fantastical Flight of the Ugglebuck Bird. Written by Simon Pitt, who came up with the story for his own children, the book now costs £1.50 and is aimed at 3-8 year olds.

Please support The J's Hospice by buying the book or CD and telling your friends. Both are available online at


Pedal for the J's PDF Print E-mail

A local bike ride in Essex for all abilities. This bike ride is exclusively run by supporters and staff at The J's Hospice, so all funds will go towards the charity. 

The ride takes place on Sunday 4th July 2010.

The route is 100 miles, 30 miles or 15 miles. It will start and finish in Chelmsford. More information about the exact route will follow soon.

To take part in the 100 mile ride you will need to give a £25 registration fee and raise a minimum of £25 in sponsorship. For the 30 mile ride, the fee is £15 and sponsorship is also £15. For the 15 mile ride, the fee is £10 and sponsorship is £10.

The ride is for all abilities and our aim is to make it the biggest bike ride in Essex, so please tell your friends and for more information, get in touch with the office on 01245 475474.

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