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Registered Charity Number 1156595

The Hummingbird Centre
Grange Courtyard
Station Road
Launton
Bicester
OX26 5DX

Tel: 01869 244 244
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NEWSLETTER
November & December 2014

We had so many things going on during November and December, it was hard to keep up! We would like to give a massive thank you to everyone who helped. It was a great end to 2014!
Fund Raising Events During November and December...
Sunday 23 November 2014 - Charity Golf Event at Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa

Thursday 4 December 2014 - Christmas lights were turned on in Bicester

12th Dec - Light the Light

On the 12th December, The Hummingbird Centre held their own 'Light the Light' event at the Centre. The Lord Mayor of Bicester was asked to switch on the lights, the Vicar of Launton came to read a prayer and there was also a soloist singing, a memory tree and memory book for people to write messages, carol singing, mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies. It was a lovely and very enjoyable evening.

Saturday 13 December - Nativity Festival at Launton Church

20th Dec - Bag packing at Sainsbury's
Saturday 20th/Sunday 21st December - Sainsbury's Bicester Carol Singing weekend in aid of the centre. 

21st Dec - Santa Fun Run (supporting three local charities):- League of Friends registered charity number 282778 ABF registered charity number 1146420 and The Hummingbird Centre registered charity number 1156595

The Hummingbird Centre joined forces with the Mayor of Bicester’s Santa Fun run which took place on Sunday 21st December 2014 @ 11 am Pingle Field. All funds raised went to three good charities who all need your support.

Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts

Many of our guests are very talented and have produced a number of excellent craft items, cards and jams which would make lovely gifts.  

Anna has been running Arts and Crafts evenings at the Hummingbird Centre, which are proving to be very popular and the crafts that are being produced are amazing!  Keep a look out for our next Arts and Crafts event, bookings are being taken by our Facebook page or by contacting The Hummingbird Centre 01869 244244.

Extra Information

Taxi services
Alpha Cars very kindly provides a free taxi service to/from the Centre. Should a guest need this service, please telephone The Hummingbird Centre to arrange.

Become a Friend
The Hummingbird Centre depends on donations and fund-raising. At least £1000 is needed per month in order to function. Becoming a ‘friend’ and pledging a small amount of money each month will help fund the basic running of the Centre. To become a ‘Friend’ , please contact Mechelle 01869 244244 who will send you the necessary forms to enable you to set up a standing order with your bank.

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About the Hummingbird Centre
The Centre is a great place for cancer patients and their carers and family to relax, meet people, get information and have fun. Therapy sessions are available for the cancer patients. However, you do need to collect a GP recommendation form from your GP's receptionist or, alternatively, bring along your outpatient's appointment card.

Therapies are by appointment only - please call 01869 244244 to book a session.

Opening times: Tuesday and Friday: 10.00-15.00

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Hummingbird Centre, Grange Courtyard, Station Road, Launton, Bicester OX26 5DX
Telephone: 01869 244244

Registered charity number 1156595