Portsea parish secures major National Lottery Heritage Fund grant

Congratulations to the team at St Mary’s, Portsea for securing a £764,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the conservation repair of their unique 1889 JW Walker and Sons pipe organ. The work is to be completed by Nicholson and Co Ltd over approximately 12 months and forms part of a three year

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New and refurbished spaces handed over for patient use at the Rowans Hospice

Despite the challenges posed by the Coronavirus outbreak, we have just handed back seven refurbished and two new bedrooms for patient use, together with a newly constructed day area and transformed quiet space. The work completed is now benefitting patients, their families and the hospice staff and we look forward to continuing the transformation of

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Rowans Hospice refurbishment project

Works have now begun on the modernisation and refurbishment of the ward areas within the Rowans Hospice, Purbrook. The first of three phases is scheduled to be completed in early 2021 at a cost of £2.6m, with the current focus on site being the reconfiguration of a central courtyard and the construction of two new

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