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The Pear Tree Fund

Counselling service handed £3,650 boost

More people in north east Suffolk will now be able to access specialist help to come to terms with bereavement or the diagnosis of a life-limiting illnesses after the Pear Tree Fund was awarded a £3,650 grant by Norfolk Community … Read More

Aimee’s marathon success

The assistant manager at a popular Suffolk pub battled torrential rain and strong winds on Sunday (4 October) to complete the virtual London Marathon on behalf of the Pear Tree Fund. Aimee Button, who works at the Queen’s Head in … Read More

Aimee takes on virtual London Marathon

The assistant manager at a popular Suffolk pub will run the virtual London Marathon next month to raise funds for the Pear Tree Fund. Aimee Button, who works at the Queen’s Head in Bramfield, had originally planned to take on … Read More

Pear Tree Centre

PTF trustee retires

Rachel Booth has retired as a trustee of the Pear Tree Fund after serving the charity for seven years. Rachel joined the board of trustees in 2013 following a career as a city lawyer, during which she specialised in commercial … Read More

The Pear Tree Centre

Pear Tree Fund appoints new patron

A life peer with a wealth of experience of chairing NHS trusts and health authorities has been appointed as patron of the Pear Tree Fund. Elaine Murphy, Baroness Murphy of Aldgate, will take up her position immediately with the charity, … Read More

Peartree Centre

Pear Tree Centre set to reopen

A much-needed resource centre which brings vital information and support closer to home for people with life-limiting illnesses and their families is set to re-open next Monday (10 August). The Pear Tree Centre in Halesworth will re-open to anyone from … Read More

Much-loved charity shop set to reopen

Volunteers at a much-loved charity shop which raises vital cash for the Pear Tree Fund have issued a rally cry asking for the public’s support when it reopens on Saturday (11 July) following the coronavirus pandemic. Dee’s Den, which is … Read More

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Coronavirus update

To protect our staff and public during the coronavirus pandemic, we have temporarily closed the Pear Tree Centre and Dee’s Den. But although our doors may be shut, we are still here for you, your family and loved ones. We … Read More