Join us for our Summer BBQ & Charity Auction

Dove Cottage Day Hospice hold their annual Summer BBQ in just over a weeks time, this has now collaborated with a Charity Auction. We have great lots which has been kindly donated by local businesses, who have really shown their support to Dove Cottage over previous years along with some new companies for 2017!

Round of Golf for four at Nottinghamshire Golf Club
Family ticket to Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough (2 x adults, 2 x children).
2 x tickets to enjoy a film at the Regal Cinema in Melton Mowbray (any seats).
1 x MOT at Stathern Garage
Bottle of Single Malt Scotch Whisky (The Glenlivet, 12 years of age)
Wine Cooler Fridge, donated by CDA
Singing or Piano Lesson
2 x Tickets to Dove Cottage Afternoon Soiree held at Goadby Marwood Hall on Sunday 13th August.
Family ticket to Belton House (2 x adults and up to 3 children). Valid until 22/7/18
Round of Golf for four at Stapleford Park

Outdoor Picture (weatherproof art)
£40 worth of vouchers for Langar Karting
Summer Hamper
Family ticket for four at Nottingham National Ice Centre
Traditional Afternoon Tea for two at Scalford Hall Hotel
Art work by Lou Page

Pimm’s & Strawberries

Pimms & Strawberries

Which was held on Saturday 8th July at the Dove Cottage Hospice in Ridlington. The Pimm’s flowed, the sun shone and the wonderful Rutland Morris Men entertained us. It was such a lovely Open Afternoon. Friends old and new meeting and enjoying an afternoon tea provided by the volunteers.

Thanks to Rutland Morris men for the fun, The Rotary for car parking and everyone who worked so hard to make it a success. Also a huge thank you to those who came and helped us to raise around £600 to boost our funds. All of Dove Cottage’s services are provided free of charge offering day care to those living with a life limiting illness.


Oakham High Street

Fabulous website to let you know about upcoming events, local charities, where to find your local tradesman and where to eat in Rutland. Great place to get all your information!!!


BBQ & Charity Auction

BBQ and Charity Auction, we are excited to announce our list of auction lots so far……/summer-bbq-and-charity-auction/
If you can’t make this event but would like to leave a bid on an item, please phone 01949 860303 or email
One of the lots – a wine cooler, kindly donated by CDA!

Our first dementia support group…

Which took place on Friday 23rd June at Dove Cottage Day Hospice, Stathern. It was greatly attended and well received.
If you know of anyone living in the Leicestershire area who suffers with Dementia, please join us on 28th July.

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.

New Dementia Support Groups

Dove Cottage will be the host to a New Dementia Support Group.

Do you know someone living in Leicestershire County with a diagnosis of dementia? Please join us for our first support group on Friday 23rd June

New support groups at Dove Cottage Day Hospice
Canal Lane, Stathern, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4EX


New Dementia Support Groups at Dove Cottage

If you live in Leicestershire County and have a diagnosis of dementia or care for someone with a diagnosis of dementia please join us.

  • An opportunity for carers to get information about dementia and gain peer support to help with their caring role.
  • Activity session for people with dementia including games, craft making, singing and much more.

Ride Out #2

Thank you to everyone who took part in the motorcycle Ride Out on Sunday 21st May, it was a great day, the weather cleared up for us and everyone enjoyed a ride towards Oakham and ended up back in our Hospice in Stathern! The event raised £800!!!

Thank you to everyone who took part and to Woman Wolf Rider for organising it all!


Thank you Tesco! Our new play area…

We are delighted to say that our project to improve the play area at our Tea Room is now finished. Our existing play area was rather limited but now, thanks to the Bags of Help scheme we are able to provide a safe environment for parents to bring children of all ages as well as support our charity Tea Room and raise significant funds for Dove Cottage Day Hospice. Thank you Tesco!!!