Pride of Reading nomination

Posted in: News on July 17, 2017.

Fantastic news!!! The Willows Support Group has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award – Charity of the Year by Louise Woods. Please click here to read more about why Louise Woods nominated Willows and how Dawn Goodwin our Chair feels about the nomination. The Pride of Reading awards celebrate exceptional courage, standards and success … Continue reading Pride of Reading nomination


Willows Champions are coming….

Posted in: News on June 14, 2017.

Willows Champions are coming…… Approximately 20 staff from the RBH maternity team will be undertaking Sands Bereavement Training Day in early July 2017. All the team are looking forward to learning more about how to offer knowledgeable, compassionate care to parents and families when a baby dies. Once the training is completed, the team will be … Continue reading Willows Champions are coming….


RBH Baby Remembrance Service

Posted in: News on May 15, 2017.

The Royal Berkshire Hospital will be holding a baby Remembrance Service at 2pm on Sunday 11th June at the Hospital Chapel on London Road. Parents, Grandparents, brothers and sisters are all invited to attend this inter-denominational service. Staff from the Maternity Unit will also be in attendance. If you wish your baby’s name to be read out during the … Continue reading RBH Baby Remembrance Service


Thank you ICCM

Posted in: News on April 11, 2017.

The Willows Support Group are pleased to have accepted a cheque for £5,000 from the ICCM Recycling of Metals Scheme. The Willows Support Group will be continuing its work at Caversham Crematorium to develop baby memorial garden for families to visit.  Dawn Goodwin – Chair of the group received the cheque from Brenda Ellis of … Continue reading Thank you ICCM


RBH Remembrance service – 4th Dec 2016

Posted in: Events, News on November 21, 2016.

The Royal Berkshire Hospital will be holding a baby Remembrance Service at 2pm on Sunday 4th December at the Hospital Chapel on London Road. Parents, Grandparents, brothers and sisters are all invited to attend this inter-denominational service. Staff from the Maternity Unit will also be in attendance. If you wish your baby’s name to be read out during … Continue reading RBH Remembrance service – 4th Dec 2016


Looking for new volunteers

Posted in: News on September 8, 2016.

In order to make sure that the Willows Support Group can continue to maintain and grow its support to bereaved parents, the Group is seeking new committee volunteers and a fundraiser to join us. Would you be interested? The role will include: Being present at the monthly meetings Helping reply to email correspondence Encourage sponsorship opportunities Identify … Continue reading Looking for new volunteers


Mearfest 4 – 13th August 2016

Posted in: News on August 15, 2016.

Mearfest 4 took place on the 13th August 2016 at The Borderline in London organised by Brian and Claire Mear. The bands that played were Desolation Angels, Kaine, The Deep, Troyen, Sacrilige and Not fit for humans.  It was an amazing night where people from all walks of life came together and enjoyed an evening … Continue reading Mearfest 4 – 13th August 2016


Update on Caversham Crematorium baby garden

Posted in: News on July 29, 2016.

Caversham Crematorium baby garden The baby garden is underway and starting to come together with the help of Reading Borough Council and Berkshire Sands. To date: Seasonal bulbs have been planted around the perimeter of the area Climbers have been added to the bench surround New bench has been installed on patio base New large … Continue reading Update on Caversham Crematorium baby garden


Caversham Crematorium Baby Memorial

Posted in: News on May 20, 2016.

The Willows Support Group was asked by Berkshire Sands to help create a baby memorial garden at Caversham Crematorium on All Hallows Road, Caversham, Reading. Berkshire Sands received a donation for the project and asked The Willows Support Group to help with implementing and creating a new baby memorial garden. The baby memorial garden area … Continue reading Caversham Crematorium Baby Memorial


Meetings

Our meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at the Beansheaf Community Centre, Calcot.

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