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Born Survivors

A group of healthcare professionals from Oldham took on a 10 kilometre assault course and raised £1,680 for Francis House.

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Born Survivor Oldham team

COVID-19 Coronavirus update

In order to protect the children, young people and their families, and also our dedicated staff and volunteers we are taking measures to ensure the continuation of our services.

Friday 20th March 2020

Exterior of Francis Lodge and patio area

Blooming good time at Ladies Lunch

The atmosphere buzzed with excitement as Jake Quickenden performed at the glamorous Francis House flower-themed Summer Ladies Lunch event. Darren Proctor, Jake Quickenden and Lucy Thompson Francis House events manager. Headline act ITV’s ‘Dancing on...

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Mums from Francis House at glamorous ladies lunch event

Summer Newsletter

Click on our Summer Newsletter above to read all the latest news from Francis House. Included in this edition: The Great Didsbury Chick Hunt Workplace support Life-changing decisions

Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Francis House Summer Newsletter cover

Cheshire hills teem with support

Tegg’s Nose Country Park in Macclesfield, teemed with ramblers, as supporters of Francis House took to the hills for the annual Cheshire Three Peaks Challenge. The challenge offered two strenuous routes of 6.5 or 13.6...

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Group of walkers at the end of the Cheshire Three Peaks challenge

Volunteers’ Week recognising incredible contributions

Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) celebrates the invaluable contribution volunteers make across the UK. According to Hospice UK, more than 125,000 volunteers support 220 hospices, helping to deliver quality care. They include 73 volunteers at Francis...

Friday 1st June 2018

Francis House retiring kitchen volunteers

Turn fifty – trek up a mountain

Two intrepid supporters who recently turned fifty, took on the challenge of trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Police Sergeant Tony McGuire’s life-long ambition to do the incredible mountain climb, came to...

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Tony on top of Mount Kilimanjaro