Radio Jackie News banner

107.8 Radio Jackie - Bulletins aired each hour

 London Mayoral Election title



Monday, 15 November 2010

Holly Willoughby sparkles during a visit to Shooting Star in Hampton





Holly Willoughby has visited The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice, Shooting Star House.

The television presenter is a long standing patron of Children’s Hospices UK, the national charity which gives voice to the UK’s network of 45 children’s hospice services. Shooting Star House is Holly’s local hospice, and her visit was met with smiles and excitement from some of Shooting Star's children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families. During the visit Holly took part in activities with the children including story-telling and painting, and even attended a music therapy session.

Barbara Gelb, Chief Executive of Children's Hospices UK said: ‘We're thrilled to have the support of Holly as one of our patrons at Children's Hospices UK. Visits to local children’s hospices such as Shooting Star make such a difference to the children and families.  Holly’s ongoing support helps us to increase awareness of the much needed, unique that children's hospice services give to thousands of children, young people and their families every year.’
Holly Willoughby said: ‘Whenever I visit children’s hospices, like this one, I am amazed by the positive, welcoming environment and support they provide.  It is clear to see that these places are a lifeline to the families that use them.  I am very proud to be a patron of Children’s Hospices UK.’

Brian Stewart, Shooting Star's interim Chief Executive said: ‘We were thrilled to welcome Holly to Shooting Star. It was a really special day for the children, their families and staff. We know it has created a really wonderful memory for everyone.'
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:40 pm  

Top of Radio Jackie News page here.

RJ Home button

One of many reasons why we are so useful to South West London... our very own news team bringing you stories that are relevant to you and your area.
If you have a press release or would like to send in news then pop off an e-mail to [email protected]

radio Jackie News Twitter
Follow Jackie News at twitter.com/jackie_news.

Listen to Jackie's latest News and Travel
Radio Jackie Latest News  Radio Jackie Latest Travel
News Team - - Local news 24 hours a day

news reader
Lucy Mayer
Lucy is the News and Travel Editor. Find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Luke Williams
Luke spends his free time playing synthesisers and watching old sitcoms. Journalism helps remind him of the 21st century.

news reader
Chloe Norman
Chloe presents both news and travel - find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Sandra Aggrey
Sandra wants to travel the world in 60 days.

news reader
Alex Loveridge
Alex loves watching tennis at Surbiton and Wimbledon and also plays a bit too. He swims at Richmond, but not in the Thames.

news reader
Mike Oban
Mike enjoys playing and watching sports and is a budding football coach.

news reader
Jacqui Kerr
Jacqui enjoys all sports and has had a go at most! She loves talking, current affairs, music, and walking her polar bear sized dog.

news reader
David Walker
David´s philosophy is you only live once so go out and grab every opportunity no matter how small.

news reader
Paul Francis
Paul grew up in Fetcham and now lives in Teddington with his wife, two cats and a dog. He supports Fulham and plays in a band.

news reader
Sharmeen Ziauddin
Sharmeen lives in Worcester Park and loves lie-ins, kittens, books, politics, make-up and anything with sugar in it, but hates Monday mornings with a vengeance.

news reader
John Beesley
John lives in Hounslow. He enjoys beer and singing with barbershop quartets and choruses, though not necessarily in that order.

news reader
Emily Dexter
Emily is creative and has wide-ranging interests.

news reader
Amelia Beltrao
Amelia thinks living in New Malden definitely has its benefits: she gets the shops and beautiful riverside from Kingston, can walk her dogs on the common and visit the tennis in Wimbledon, as well as having a great range of Asian culture and cuisines on her high street.

news reader
Abby Chitty
Abby is from Southfields and her favourite band of all time is The Killers.

news reader
Nick Ellerby
Back in the UK after six years in Brazil, Nick is missing the sun. He's a big fan of cricket, stand-up comedy and all things radio.

news reader
Katie Waple
Katie presents both news and travel - find out more about her on the Presenters page.

news reader
Michael Maitland-Jones
Michael enjoys reading, swimming and playing songs on guitar.

news reader
Annie Smith
Annie grew up in Molesey. You can often find her cycling (badly) along the tow path by the river in Kingston or walking her dog Scout in Bushy Park.