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Make a Will Week 2024

What is Wills Week?

It provides people with an opportunity to have a simple Will be written for a donation to HospiceCare 

How Does it Work?

We have partnered with Adam Douglas LLP in Alnwick and Sanderson, McCreath and Edney in Berwick. They both have agreed to waive 100% of their fees for writing single and double Wills, in lieu of making a donation to HospiceCare. To take advantage of this special campaign, you need to make an appointment with the solicitors directly. For Sanderson, McCreath & Edney please book directly, prior to the 7th of May 2024. The dates for Alnwick Wills Week 2024 are yet to be confirmed. 

Is There a Minimum Donation?

Yes, there is. We are asking for a minimum donation of £100 (normally £240) for a single will and £200 (normally £480) for a double will. 100% of your donation will come directly to HospiceCare.

Dying Matters Café - 9th May 2024

During Berwick Wills Week, we are hosting this drop in cafe with tea or coffee and cake at the Hazel Marsden House, Berwick,  in support of our Wills Week. During the day members of our clinical and fundraising team and volunteers will be available to answer questions and have a chat about HospiceCare and Dying Matters.  All tea and coffee is free but if you wish to make a donation to HospiceCare, that is greatly appreciated. 

About Adam Douglas LLP

Adam Douglas LLP has been one of our valued business partners for over 14 years. They have supported us with previous Wills Weeks, raffles, The Big Give and hosting donation tins. They have raised almost £15,500 which has funded a full time nurse for more than 6 months. This is an amazing achievement and the Hospice is extremely grateful for the continued support from Adam Douglas LLP. 

The firm was originally known as Adam Douglas and Son and was founded in 1894 by Mr Adam Douglas. The firm has been looking after the legal needs of generations of people and small businesses in North Northumberland and we are proud to continue to do so. Over the years, the firm has grown and developed and in 2013 we became known as Adam Douglas Legal LLP. Their highly experienced team of Solicitors and support staff offer a wide range of legal services and home visits can always be arranged if preferable. Their office is based in the heart of Alnwick town at 4 Market Place, Alnwick, NE66 1HP, which is open Monday - Friday 9am-4pm.

Why Adam Douglas LLP Supports HospiceCare

"We want to support National Hospice Week as the Hospice is a local charity offering invaluable support to families in difficult times of need."

About Sanderson, McCreath & Edney

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Sanderson McCreath & Edney Solicitors have been a part of the historic Quay Walls of Berwick upon Tweed for a very long time. We are a well-known and trusted name within the border town.

We are a small friendly team interested in helping our clients to the full. You can be sure that we will listen, advise and take steps to help you through whatever situation you face and help you to achieve the best possible outcome.

Their office is based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, 4 Quay Walls, TD15 1HD. They are open Monday - Friday 9am - 5.15pm and can be contacted by telephone on 01289 306724.

Why Sanderson, McCreath & Edney Supports HospiceCare

“The firm has been a part of the historic Quay Walls in Berwick upon Tweed for a very long time and we see ourselves as a trusted part of the town and wider community. For this reason it is a pleasure for us to be involved in helping Hospice Care North Northumberland which offers such a valuable service. Personally I lost a very close loved one at far too young an age a few years back and the care and support she received by a local hospice where we lived was invaluable to us both. I am therefore pleased to help in this small way.”   Darren Linthwaite, Associate Solicitor

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Book an Appointment to Make a Will During Wills Week 

If you would like to take advantage of this great opportunity to make or update your existing Will, please call Sanderson, McCreath & Edney on 01289 306724, or pop into their office to make an appointment in person.

Appointments are strictly limited to 6 appointments.

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