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Marathon Men

Marathon runners of all ages pushed themselves to the limit and covered hundreds of miles to raise funds for Francis House.

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Ben Hunt running the London Marathon

Knitted chicks come home to roost

Easter chick activity has stepped up a gear with less than two weeks remaining for knitters to get their crafty creations into Francis House.

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Tributes to Sister Austin FMSJ

It is our sad duty to report that Sister Austin died on Tuesday 19th February 2019 at the Franciscan Convent, Blackburn.

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Sister Austin

Albania calls for trekkers

We're holding an information evening for adventurous walkers seeking an unforgettable overseas trip.

Monday 11th February 2019

Francis House Trekking Group

Alan puts the smiles in the miles

At 82, Alan Dickinson thinks nothing of driving hundreds of miles every year to help the charity that he describes as ‘amazing’.

Tuesday 29th January 2019

Alan distributing charity tins

Unwind for hospice care

Experience the ultimate unwind at Mottram Hall on a day of pure indulgence.

Tuesday 15th January 2019

Mottram Hall