Independent label: Charity single in aid of Greenwich & Bexley Cottage Hospice. The Hospice was co-founded by Pat Jeavons and Don Sturrock, who, having recognised the need for a Hospice for the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley, started to raise money to build such a place. This remarkable story began in 1985. Negotiations for various sites for the Hospice were long and tedious and in the main, disappointing. Their determination to carry on was largely a result of the overwhelming support that they received from the community. Throughout this time, Pat and Don had both been suffering from cancer and had to fight their own illnesses as well as fighting for the Hospice. As the task of raising money continued, the Co-op offered the chance of a fine location for the Hospice on the site of the old Shornells building on Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood. Not only was the site idyllic, but was right on the boundary of the two boroughs. After successfully purchasing the land for just £1, building work commenced in October 1992. On Monday 7th February 1994 the Greenwich & Bexley Cottage Hospice saw the arrival of the first day care patients and exactly two months later on 7th April the first in-patients arrived. Both Pat and Don have now died and fittingly enough they died in the Hospice they pioneered, Pat in June 1997 and Don in August 2002. Distributed By OWN Records.
Kim Jones, Paul Carpenter, David Moses And Graham
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