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The Pear Tree Fund

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week is held every year to encourage communities to come together and open up conversations around death, dying, bereavement and care. This year’s awareness week runs from May 10 to 16. We are supporting the event by … Read More

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Pear Tree Centre to reopen

The Pear Tree Centre, which brings information and support closer to home for people with life-limiting illnesses and their families, will reopen on Monday 12 April. The centre, in Halesworth, will open on an appointment-only basis from 10am to 4pm … Read More

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£15,000 boost for Suffolk charity

More people in north east Suffolk and south Norfolk 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 more than £15,000 … Read More

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

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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

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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

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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