Summer is coming and so is Dove’s new summerhouse!

The new summerhouse for Dove Cottage Day Hospice is nearly ready! Rotarians from Melton Belvoir Rotary Club have been hard at work tackling the ultimate in flat-pack assembly – putting together the new prefabricated timber building on the expanded site of the old summerhouse in the hospice’s gardens. It will take another couple of weeks […]

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Summer Newsletter

Our summer newsletter is now ready for you to read and enjoy. It’s full of news about what we’ve been up to at Dove Cottage, has all the details of our summer events and invites you to take a look at what’s going on at the hospice, our tea room and charity shops. Sit back, […]

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Dove Cottage Day Hospice and LOROS Hospice proposed merger

Dove Cottage’s founder, Chris Gatfield, has been thinking about retiring for some years now, and that time will come to pass next March 2023. The most important thing in Chris’s departure is to secure Dove Cottage’s future for those who rely on its care services. With that in mind, the hospice is absolutely delighted to […]

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Summer Prize Draw

Our summer prize draw is now available to enter online. We have some fantastic prizes – here are just a selection! Scented Garden Private Day Spa – Half Day Indulgence Package for two Leicester Tigers’ Tickets Regal Cinema VIP tickets Garden Bench from Leisure Bench Two free pizzas from Pizza Pals John Smith Kitchens & […]

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Dove Rutland Wellbeing & Support Group

As well as our home visits and telephone support, we are delighted to announce that we have launched a new Wellbeing and Support Group in Rutland at Empingham Cricket Club, which will run monthly on a Tuesday, 11am-2pm. It’s a new group for Rutland residents living with life-limiting illnesses (and their carers) and offers friendship, […]

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Pub quiz in aid of Dove Cottage!

Who doesn’t like a good pub quiz!? Head to The Plough Inn at Hickling for their fun brain teaser in aid of Dove Cottage… Teams of any size can join in for just £1 per quizzer (50p comes to us). It’s every Thursday at 8pm. Call early to book a table – 01664 822225.

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Dove’s guide to sustainable Christmas shopping…

Looking for last-minute Christmas pressies and stocking fillers…? … There’s no need to head to the busy high street this Christmas when you can get lots and lots of lovely things from our very own Dove Cottage Hospice Shops! Here are our ideas for sustainable shopping. Christmas outfits. We stock everything – party dresses, shoes, […]

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Silver Anniversary Prize Draw

Our winter prize draw is now available to enter online. This year, it’s our 25th anniversary and so we’ve taken the opportunity to bring you 25 luxury prizes! Here’s a full list of what you could win: Leicester Tigers Tickets Children’s book from Crafts4Kids Regal Cinema VIP tickets Garden Bench Spa day at 31 Degrees […]

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Winter Newsletter

Our winter newsletter is now ready for you to read and enjoy. It’s full of news about what we’ve been up to at Dove Cottage, has all the details of our forthcoming Christmas events and invites you to join us in celebrating our 25th anniversary year. Sit back, grab a cuppa and browse our newsletter […]

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Dove Cottage Rutland closes

It is with great sadness that Dove Cottage has closed its day care hospice in Rutland. We will still be offering care and support to Rutland residents through our sister hospice in the Vale of Belvoir, regular home visits and telephone support. We are still here for the people of Rutland! We feel so very […]

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