September 24, 2018

AGM 2018

The AGM (5 Sept 2018) was well attended . Our Chairman, Richard Burford, thanked both the Trustees and Shop Helpers for their contributions over the past year. He thanked Peter Ellis for his hard work as a Trustee and Grants Secretary, Peter has now retired and he welcomed Sue Brankin who will replace him. Angela Stevenson, Chief Operating Officer (SASH) […]
January 7, 2018

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year to all our Volunteers and Supporters Our Free Hot Drinks Day on December 21 proved very popular and £83 was donated via the collection box. We sold 529 packs of Christmas Cards. Thank you to everybody for their continued support. Date for your Diary – Party for Volunteers  WEDNESDAY MARCH 21 6pm – 8.30pm
November 27, 2017

John Tree’s 90th Birthday

His friends and colleagues collected together and Richard Burford presented John with his gift. The celebration was well attended and we celebrated with a chocolate birthday cake.
November 20, 2017

REIGATE CHARITY CONCERT

The Reigate Charity Concert took place at Reigate Park Church on Saturday November 11 2017. We thank the family and friends of Mr Luke Herbert who gave such pleasure to a large audience. A total of £2825 was given to The Friends.
September 25, 2017

LONG SERVICE AWARDS

We are very grateful to the commitment shown by our volunteers. The picture shows Mavis Cliff with Richard Burford, Mavis has now retired after over 25 years working in the shop. Other long service awards were presented to: 20+ Years : Judy Ainsworth, Hazel Gasson, Barbara Ingram, Jeni Stewart and Mary Watson 15-20 Years: Margaret Lydon, Marian Melville, Barbara Stevens […]
September 25, 2017

AGM -Thursday September 22 2017

The 2017 AGM was well attended.  After the usual business we had an interesting talk by Vicky Daley, the Deputy Chief Nurse.  Vicky showed us the new ‘hospital’ ipads that the Friends have purchased for the Hospital. Angela Stevenson, the Chief Operating Officer, spoke to us about the progress the Hospital has made in the last year. Both talks were […]
August 1, 2017

Chairman – Richard Burford wins 2017 Mayor’s Volunteer’s Award

We are very proud that Richard Burford, Chairman of The Trustees of East Surrey Hospital has won the 2017 Mayor's Trustee Award for dedication and commitment to Voluntary Service in the Local Community.
May 22, 2017

Friends New Year Party

The Friends New Year party was held on March 29 and was well attended
May 22, 2017

Shop Manager Retires

Derek Watkinson who has been the Shop Manager of The Friends' East End shop for 12 years is to retire at the end of May. Derek has also been a Trustee of our Charity.
January 18, 2017

Happy New Year

The Friends of East Surrey Hospital wish all our Friends and Supporters a very Happy New Year. Thank you to those of you who supported us buying our Christmas Cards.  Sales from our 2016 cards made a profit of £700 which will be used to the benefit of the hospital. Can you help us? Volunteering, by serving in our East […]
September 27, 2016

Obituary

Elizabeth McGrigor Many of you would have known Elizabeth who sadly died  on September 15. Elizabeth was born in 1930 and was still working in the Hospital Shop well into her 80’s. She was a Trustee of the Friends for many years and a stalwart shop helper.  She organised the Christmas Sales that used to have a stall in the […]