Biz Extra

Published: June 26, 2022 | Updated: June 27, 2022

Got fire in your sole? Feel the heat by walking barefoot over red-hot coals for Lewis-Manning

By Andrew Diprose, editor

Read all the latest news from Lewis-Manning Hospice Care and consider making someone’s day by joining our fabulous volunteers team as a Befriender.

Or leave a lasting legacy with a kind gift to Lewis-Manning in your Will.

There are always ways in which you, and your company, can support your local charity hospice.

Your support would mean so much to local patients and their families, so please head over to the Lewis-Manning Hospice Care website to find out more about the free of charge services that we offer and how you can help.

Simply click here.

We love to keep you all involved in what our community is up to.

It’s been a busy month, as ever.

  • Our wonderful Patron Mike Jeffries hosted an art exhibition raising funds for both the hospice and Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the arts. Read more online here.
  • Local community comes together to support our great Dorset Jubilee tea party and raised £1,000! Full story here.

Face your fear and fire walk for us!

If you’ve got fire in your sole for fundraising, join us as we walk barefoot over a bed of red-hot coals.

It’s just you and the fire!

Don’t worry – it’s perfectly safe, and the event is open for all ages (minimum age 12) and abilities.

Friday 9th September 2022, Bournemouth Beach. 6.30pm – 9pm.

Book your place on the Fire Walk by signing up on our website here.

If you have any questions please call or email our Fundraising Team on 01202 708470 or email

Leave a lasting legacy

Did you know that gifts in Wills pays for over 100 days of patient care at Lewis-Manning Hospice Care?

Of course, we understand that family comes first, however, with your kind support, we promise to do everything in our power to provide quality care for the people of East Dorset that are living with life-limiting illnesses.

Join the many thousands of people who remember a charity in their Will each year.

This is your opportunity to leave a legacy to a charity that is making an impact in the local community.

Visit our website here to find out how you can make your Will online today at no cost to you.

Every supporter Will is checked by a fully qualified solicitor and you can use their helplines at no extra cost.

Make someone’s day as a Volunteer Befriender

Do you kindly have a couple of hours spare to spend time supporting patients with a life-limiting illness through companionship in their own home?

Are you compassionate, a good listener, patient and understanding, with access to email and hold a driving licence?

Lewis-Manning Hospice Care is looking for volunteer Befrienders to work with a team of highly skilled nurses and health care assistants to provide extraordinary hospice care and brighten someone’s day, week or even year.

Full training and support will be provided.

Sound like something you want to get involved with?

Please call us today on 01202 708470 or email