FoSMH News

Here is the latest news from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital…

Four men stood beside new roller at Stillington cricket club

FOSMH Grant Funds Replacement Roller for Stillington Cricket Club

A grant from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) made possible the purchase of a replacement roller for Stillington Cricket Club and it was put through its pace(s) this…

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FoSMH October 2023 Newsletter

Why St Monica’s Hospital Mattered Then – And Still Does David Kenworthy, Chair, The Friends of St Monica’s Hospital In Alan Bennett’s ‘The History Boys’, one of the characters is…

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Boost For St Monica’s Hospital from Friends

Both staff and patients at St Monica’s Hospital are benefiting from recent support that has been given by the Friends of the hospital. Much appreciated equipment boosting the care and…

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Shipton Wildflower Woods

A new “Wildflower Woodland” is being planted in Shipton-by-Beningbrough, with funding help from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH). The three acre site is a community venture and is…

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Friends of St Monica’s helps Junior Parkrun to the Start Line

Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) have continued their support for local healthy living by playing an important part in bringing a weekly Junior Parkrun to Easingwold. It will give…

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Reaping the Benefits of FOSMH Grants

At the end of a full year of grant-making for the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH), two pieces of feedback from groups that benefited demonstrate the impact made. As…

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Christopher Watson is trekking 435km to raise £1k in memory of his parents

Christopher Watson is embarking on a 3-week, 435km walk across the heart of Scotland to help raise money to support Friends of St Monica’s Hospital. Christopher is doing this grueling…

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Samantha Dunlop handing large cheque for £250 to Peter Berry

Hunters Estate Agents Donate to FOSMH

We are very grateful to Hunters Estate Agents for a donation to help our work. Last week Samantha Dunlop, Partner at Easingwold Hunters, came down to the Hospital where she…

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Vice-chair vacancy

Friends of St Monica’s Hospital wish to appoint a new trustee who will also be vice-chair to take over from Peter Glossop. Applications are invited for this important role. Interviews…

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Friends of St Monica’s Grant Aid More Defibrillators

Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) continue to provide vital health care equipment with their programme of funding public access defibrillators across the Easingwold area. In addition to those already…

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Grants for physical and mental health activities

Our grants for physical and mental health activities make a big difference to the lives of people in Easingwold and surrounding villages. One example is Jorvik Silver Swans Ballet who…

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Death of Mr John Kirman

We are sad to announce the sudden death of our treasurer, John Kirman. John died in St. Monica’s Hospital on Saturday 2nd April after a short illness. He served almost…

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