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WestSpring IT names GE South West as Charity of the Year

25 Jan 2022
We are pleased to announce that WestSpring IT has chosen Grief Encounter South West as its Charity of the Year for 2022.
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Grief Encounter SouthWest Launches Fundraising Appeal

07 Dec 2021
Listen to Gloucester cricketer, Tom Smith, chatting with Claire Cavanaugh on BBC Radio Bristol launching the Grief Encounter South West Christmas fundraising campaign to raise £10,000 over the festive period
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Nominate Grief Encounter to receive £1000

07 Dec 2021
Nominate Grief Encounter to receive £1000 as part of the '12 Days of Giving' with Ecclesiastical.
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ITV Good Morning Britain’s 1 Million Minutes

01 Dec 2021
Grief Encounter is proud to announce their fourth year in partnership with ITV Good Morning Britain’s 1 Million Minutes campaign, working to end loneliness and isolation in the UK through the power of volunteering.
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Grief Encounter talks to BBC Radio Leeds

23 Nov 2021
Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE discussed Children’s Grief Awareness Week on BBC Radio Leeds
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Dr Shelley Gilbert for Children’s Grief Awareness Week on GB News

22 Nov 2021
Watch Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE, who appeared on GB News launching her updated version of ‘griefbook’ for Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021
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Tim Williams Completes Challenge

20 Nov 2021
The incredible Tim Williams, who has walked the UK coast for the last 6 months, has finished his epic challenge, just in time for Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021
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Grief Book

Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021

17 Nov 2021
Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE Celebrates the Launch of ‘Grief Book’ this Children’s Grief Awareness Week ‘21
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More Zoooooom – Less Zoom…

15 Oct 2021
Grief Encounter put's the Fun in Fundraising. For the first time, 17 teams went go karting at Rye House Karting, the very same track that Lewis Hamilton trained on, to raise vital funds for Grief Encounter
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Tim on track to hit his Target

14 Oct 2021
On the 14th October, BBC Radio Norfolk’s Stephen Bumfrey caught up with Tim Williams, who is currently taking 6 months out to trek the whole UK coast, litter picking as he goes, in aid of Grief Encounter
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London Marathon Team race to beat their Personal Bests

11 Oct 2021
On the 11th October, 7 runners travelled to the London Marathon, taking part in person on the gruelling 26.2 mile course
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Grief Encounter Golf Days Raise over £30,000

30 Sep 2021
The annual Golf Days in aid of Grief Encounter are amongst the charity's most popular events of the year. This year both days, held in September, took place at The Shire London Golf Club, raised an incredible £30,100
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PRESS COVERAGE

Featured widely in both local and national media, Grief Encounter are often asked for comment when a bereavement issue arises in the press. If you are a member of the press and would like comment from, or information about Grief Encounter, please do not hesitate to contact us.