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Santa Bikers roll up 

More than 200 bikers deliver hundreds of gifts - many destined for the children at Francis House.  

Monday 3rd December 2018

Celebrating 27 years of caring

As Francis House celebrates its 27th anniversary, David Ireland, Chief Executive explains how the hospice has changed so many lives.

Wednesday 21st November 2018

David Ireland Chief Executive of Francis House

Extending care beyond the hospice

The care provided by Francis House extends far beyond the hospice walls and into the homes of hundreds of families.

Monday 12th November 2018

Abi Asma Maliha homecare

Will and Charlie have an epic adventure

A father and son from Altrincham completed an incredible 17 day cycling challenge covering the length of the country to raise funds for Francis House.

Friday 19th October 2018

Will and Charlie - Land's End John O'Groats Cycle

Lord Mayor of Manchester visit

Francis House welcomed the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor June Hitchen on a visit to the hospice during the summer.

Thursday 11th October 2018

Lord Mayor and Sibling at Francis House

An exceptional contribution

After over 20 years at the helm of our accounts department, Pauline Armitage is retiring.

Friday 21st September 2018

Pauline Armitage

Hat-trick of football fundraising

Less than a month after the Premier League season kicked off, football related fundraising has scored a hat-trick for Francis House.

Thursday 30th August 2018

MCFC bucket collection

Antique valuation day uncovers rare collection

Hansons Auctioneers recently uncovered a collection of suffragette items at their regular venue for free antiques valuations, the Coach and Four, Alderley Road, Wilmslow.

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Collection of suffragette items