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Zip Slide across the Clyde

Zip Slide across the Clyde is back for 2017
Why not zoom across the river on a zip wire attached to a mobile crane, with great views of the Finnieston Crane, Squinty Bridge, SECC, Armadillo and Hydro.
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Tea at Three or Wine at Nine

Ardgowan Hospice is asking supporters to get together this March and host a Tea at Three or Wine at Nine party with friends, family or work colleagues. Read more

Inside Out Hospice Survey

Hospice “What matters to you? – matters to us” Read more

Co-op Local Community Fund

So far £1470 has been raised for Ardgowan Hospice through the Co-op Local Community Fund, and Co-op members are adding to the total every time they buy selected Co-op brand products from Co-op stores and funeral homes.
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2017 Hospice Challenge Events

Looking to get Active for Ardgowan? Read more

The Black Tie & Tiara Ball

Tables are now on general sale for the biggest hospice event of the year:
The Black Tie & Tiara Ball sponsored by McGill's.
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10th Anniversary Carol Concert

The Friends of Ardgowan Hospice 10th Anniversary Carol Concert takes place on Sunday 11th December in the Greenock Town Hall.

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Christmas Cards Now On Sale

Ardgowan Hospice Christmas cards are now on sale. Read more

Healthy Working Lives

We are so pleased that we have just received the Healthy Working Lives Bronze Award in recognition of the work we have been doing to promote staff and volunteer health and well-being.

Light up a Life Coffee Morning

The Ardgowan Hospice Partnership Group are having their annual 'Light Up A Life' Coffee Morning on the 18th of November. Read more

On Behalf of Anne Mills, CEO

On behalf of Anne Mills, our current Chief Executive Officer: Read more

Light up a Life

Light up a Life is your opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of your family or friends in a special way at this time of year.
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Hospice Care Week - Anne

Last but not least to finish off hospice care week is our CEO, Anne Mills who shares what hospice care means to her. Read more

Hospice Care Week

Provost Moran and his co-woker Margaret shared their story with us about their experiences attending our Men's group and our Day Hospice both held in our Access Centre.

Hospice Care Week

Above is a picture of some of our Day Hospice patients, volunteers & staff.
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Hospice Care Week - Michelle

Our patients are our first priority and providing them with the highest quality of care is most important. But, on the flip side of this, what is just as important is making sure we have the funds to keep our hospice running.
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Hospice Care Week - Joan

Ardgowan Hospice volunteer drivers cover more than 130,000 miles each year. That's the equivalent to more than five times around the world! Read more

Hospice Care Week - Jacqueline

Hospice care is built around what is important to the individual and their loved ones.

To ensure that the kitchen is always of the highest quality there is an extensive team of staff and volunteers - some of who have been with us for more than 20 years - accommodating individual needs of patients and making meals matter.
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Hospice Care Week - James

More than 125,000 people give up their free time to volunteer in hospices up and down the country each year. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Iain

Hospice care is built around what is important to the individual and their loved ones. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Angela

Angela is one of our Auxilury Nurses in our In-Patient Unit who shares her thoughts on hospice care week. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Shaun

Hospice care puts the needs of the individual at the centre. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Mary

Hospice care is there for everybody who needs it, no matter how young or old, and supports people with a wide variety of illnesses. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Janice

Ardgowan supports many children and young people in Inverclyde who are facing challenging times coping with bereavement or if someone close to them is diagnosed with a serious illness. Ardgowan Hospice provides practical support and guidance to families, professionals or anyone concerned about a grieving child or young person.
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Hospice Care Week - Anne

Here is Anne who is part of our Housekeeping team shares what hospice care means to her.
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Hospice Care Week - Sandra

Thank you all for sharing your experiences of our hospice care in the comments. We'd love to hear more so keep the coming. Read more

Hospice Care Week - Russell

Hospice care can be out in the community, reaching people in all sorts of ways including: community outreach programmes, befriending schemes to reduce loneliness, school projects to raise awareness about hospice care and bereavement support.
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Hospice Care Week - Carol

Next up is our In-Patient Unit Sister - Carol Pyper

Hospice care is high quality, personalised care for adults living with terminal and life-limiting illness, supporting them to live life as fully as possible.
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Hospice Care Week - Amy

Hospice care means different things to different people. Read more

Hospice Care Week

Hospice Care Week is an annual week of activity to raise the profile of hospice care across the UK. Read more

Win a Brand New Suzuki Swift

Tesco Port Glasgow in partnership with Pearson Wemyss Bay are now running a raffle in aid of Ardgowan giving you the opportunity to win a brand new Suzuki Swift! Read more

Big Fun Run Glasgow

Be in the Big Fun Run and raise funds for Ardgowan Hospice. Read more

Scottish Half Marathon

The Scottish Half Marathon & 10K takes place just outside Edinburgh along the East Lothian coastline, and is a fantastic addition to the UK's running calendar. Read more

Mistletoe and Wine

Do you and your friends always look for something to do at Christmas but you’re never able to get it sorted? Why not put on your best dress and come along and enjoy entertainment from Scotland’s best ABBA tribute band, “ABBA Gold” and indulge in a two course Christmas lunch while supporting and fundraising for your local hospice. Read more


The Big Lottery Fund Scotland today (Tuesday 28 June) announced over £1.3 million in funding to three Inverclyde community based projects. Read more

Local Charity of the Year

Thank you to all who voted for us in the Sainsbury's Local Charity of the Year. Read more

Get Your Tickets Now For The Summer Raffle

We have amazing prizes on offer in our Summer Sizzling Raffle! Read more

Go Yellow For The Hospice

The Hospice's GO YELLOW WEEK is from 22nd to 28th May 2016 and it's our chance to ask everyone in Inverclyde to join together and help raise the vital funds needed to allow Ardgowan to provide the best care to loved ones in Inverclyde to need their support and specialist services. Read more

Go Yellow Coffee Morning

Come along to our Go Yellow Coffee morning on Friday 27th May 2016. Read more

Kiltwalk 2016

The Kilt Walk has changed, you can now raise vital funds for Butterfly @ Ardgowan, our much needed Childrens Support Service.
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Ardgowan Annual Accounts 2014-2015

Accounts for financial year 2014-2015 have been published. Read more

4 Fat Men v The Ben

Four men. One Mission. One Mountain. Read more

Hollywood Ball 2016

Our Hollywood Ball was a great success! Read more

Hollywood Ball Auction

Hollywood Ball -

The charity silent auction is now LIVE for bidding! Even supporters of Ardgowan Hospice who are not attending the ball can bid.
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Best of Scotland Grand Draw Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of the prizes in our Best of Scotland Grand Draw. Read more

Great North Run 2016

Feeling up for a challenge in 2016?
We have spaces available for the Great North Run taking place on Sunday 11th September. Read more

Take a Heart for the Hospice

Take a Heart for the Hospice Appeal.
Over the coming weeks we will be distributing our chocolate hearts out into the community to raise much needed funds for our hospice. Read more

Thank you to Hail Caledonia Tartan Army

Thank you so much to Hail Caledonia Tartan Army for their fabulous donation of £566 today.
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Delhi Deluxe Deal for Ardgowan

Delhi Deluxe are doing another fantastic deal with all funds going directly to Ardgowan Hospice. Read more

Can Collectors Wanted

We are currently looking for new Can Collectors in all areas of Inverclyde. This is a really important income stream for the Hospice. Read more

Best of Scotland Raffle Draw

Our 'Best of Scotland' raffle has been drawn! Congratulations to all the winners who are currently being contacted! Read more

The Hollywood Ball 2016

The Ardgowan Hospice invites you to book a table at their Annual Ball. You and your guests will be welcomed on the red carpet at the sparkling champagne reception by professional musicians performing classic Hollywood hits. You’ll have the chance to bid for exclusive lots in both the live and silent auction as well as win prizes in the raffle. The Charity Casino offers fun gambling on the roulette and Blackjack tables.
Dress Code: Hollywood Glamour or Black Tie.
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Free Will from McClure Solicitors

We have partnered with McClure Solicitors to provide free Wills, Will Reviews and half price Powers of Attorney. Read more

Light up a Life 2015

Thank you to all who came along to our Light up a Life service. It's still not too late to donate and sponsor a light on our christmas tree in memory of your loved ones. Read more

Thank you to Inverclyde Leisure Gymnastics

Thank you so much Inverclyde Leisure Gymnastics who recently raised £80 for Ardgowan Hospice. Read more

Georgia's Legacy

A new way to donate to Ardgowan.
Simply fill a bag with your unwanted items, tie on one of our tags, and it will be collected on the days stated on the tag. Read more

Great Scottish Run 2015

Well done to Gary Niven and Sean Grey who ran in the Great Scottish run earlier this month. Read more

Great Gatsby Tea Party

A wonderful day was had by all at The Beacon on Sunday for our Great Gatsby Tea Party. We had some brilliant entertainment and our guests looked fabulous in their 20's themed clothing which brought the day to life! Read more

Visit Scotland's Boat Show 2015

Regarded as the 3rd largest boat show in the UK, come along and visit from the 9th, 10th and 11th of October at the Kip Marina. Read more

Chris & Gary in Coast to Coast

Many thanks to Chris and Gary who took part in Coast to Coast in memory of Chris’ brother in law, Lawrence Mulaghton. Read more

Great North Run Update

A big thank you to Cheryl Thomas & Liza Brydon and Sarah Munn & Stephen Hanley who took part in Great North Run and raised £900 and £1130 respectively. Read more

Great Prizes in our Best of Scotland Grand Draw

Absolutely Stunning "Best of Scotland" packages to be won. Read more

Thank you to Slater Hogg & Howison

Thank you to Slater Hogg & Howison for raising an amazing £1280 by running/cycling around Millport. Read more

Thank you to New Best Cellar

Thank you to New Best Cellar for their fabulous donation today of £505.05. Read more

Great Gatsby Tea Party 4th October

Our Great Gatsby Tea Party sponsored by Oak Mall Greenock is now on sale taking place on Sunday 4th October at 2pm at The Beacon Arts Centre. Tickets are £15. Read more

Tesco Fun Day

Thank you Tesco, Port Glasgow for hosting a Fun Day for Ardgowan.
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Delhi Deluxe Ardgowan Deal

For 3 days only Delhi Deluxe are offering a fantastic curry deal for £3 with proceeds going to Ardgowan Hospice. Read more


Tesco, Greenock Funday has raised a fantastic £1500 for Hospice Care, thank you to all of the staff who organised and helped on the day.

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Sainsbury's local Gourock (pictured) and Inverkip have both chosen Ardgowan Hospice as their chosen Local Charity this year. Read more

World Pipe Band Championships

Thank you to all who helped with our stall at World Pipe Band Championships on Saturday. Read more

Ally Robb Braves Clyde for Hospice

We would like thank Ally Robb for completing a 2 mile swim in the Clyde for Ardgowan Hospice. Read more

Summer Super Draw Winners Announced

Our CEO Anne Mills with the lucky winners of our Summer Super Draw Raffle - Mr & Mrs Brown! Read more

Thank you to Neve and Rebecca

Neve Orr & Rebecca Terrey with Anne Mills our CEO. Read more

Partners in our Volunteer Driver Scheme

We are delighted that Make me Clean, Autotec & Motacare have all agreed to partner Ardgowan Hospice in our Volunteer Driver Scheme. Read more

Businesses supporting Ardgowan Hospice

Thank you to all of these businesses who now support Ardgowan Hospice through collections cans. Read more

Thanks to TSB

Thank you to TSB in Greenock who donated a fantastic £400 to our Butterfly @ Ardgowan service along with some toys and a fantastic dolls house for our child support worker to use with the children.

Fun Day

Thank you to River Clyde Homes for inviting us along to their Annual Fun Day held at West College Scotland, Waterfront Campus, Greenock.

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Fergusons Fundraising

Thank you to Fergusons, Port Glasgow for their ongoing fundraising to support Ardgowan Hospice, pictured are staff presenting Elaine McNeill with a cheque for £1500. On this occasion Management at the yard have matched this donation, therefore giving a bumper £3000 towards Hospice Care.

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Thanks to LJ Dance Troupe

LJ Dance Troupe raised a fantastic £463.98 by holding a raffle at their show. All the money raised goes towards our Butterfly at Ardgowan Service supporting children and young people with bereavement or if someone close to them has been diagnosed with a serious illness.
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Group Reaches Top of Ben Nevis

From Left to Right: Paddy Devlin, Jennifer Baker, Andy Sweeney, Gordon McGillvary, Ashley Arkley and Tracy Morrison, who all did a fantastic job and reached the summit in 4 hours 44 minutes!
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Fun Run 5k

Inverclyde Leisure’s Waterfront 5K took place on Sunday 14th June. This year was Superhero themed and thank you to all who took the time to dress up as your favorite superhero to take part in this years’ race to raise money for Ardgowan Hospice. We hope to see you again next year! Read more

Karen Woods in Tough Mudder

Well done to Karen Woods who took part in this year's Tough Mudder, check out Karen's pictures from the day below. Read more

Inverclyde Leisure Boglestone Bears in Tough Mudder

Congratulations to Inverclydes Leisure Boglestone Bears who raised a fantastic £200. Read more

Tough Mudder

Many thanks to John Mulholland who took part in Tough Mudder, have a look at John's photos from the day below. Read more

Three Peaks Challenge

B&Q Team Conquer 3 Peaks Challenge Read more

Ladies Day

Photos now available from Ladies Day Read more

Sunset Walk Pictures

This year's Sunset Walk Pictures are here Read more

Mary Kane Completes 1K in Sunset Walk

Thank you to all of this year’s Sunset Walkers, here is 87 year old Mary Kane after having completed a fantastic 1k.

Martin Compston takes the ice bucket challenge

The star of TV series Line of Duty and the movie The Wee Man, along with the drummer of the Scottish Indie band The View, Steven Morrison, take the ice bucket challenge for Ardgowan Hospice. Read more

London Marathon

Derek raises £1200 for Ardgowan Hospice in the London Marathon. Read more

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