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Derby Toy Run

Derby Toy Run Is a motorcycle fundraising event where we try to get as many motorcycles as we can toy join in and we ask for a minimum donation of £5 per bike then we ride from Easy rider motorcycle training centre in Alvaston Derby to the hospice where we hand over the money and and any toys and gifts that the particpants bring along.

For more information please email Eddie Hodgkiss on 

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We do like to be beside the Seaside

It's common knowledge that when we see the sun we all want to get to the seaside, so what do you do if you can't get to the seaside... bring the seaside to you! Check out these beautiful foam sailboats created by our Children and Young People, sailing on our sea themed tableware, definitely getting very summery here at Rainbows!


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New Lottery Supporters!!!

Our Lottery Canvasser Graham has been very busy signing up new local businesses in the Blaby area to the Rainbows Lottery (please click image below to enlarge) Not only have these new members got a chance for winning £1,000 a week, they are helping local life limited children, young people and thier families. If you too would like Graham to pay your local shopping area a visit or even your own shop and feature on our Rainbows Lottery Blog, please give Jas a call on 01509 638 058 :o)

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Spring Chicks

In the light of spring finally starting to show its face, our Children and Young People have created a beautiful new board for our Hospice hallway. With Herons, Bluebirds, Robins and Blackbirds in tow, the scene most definitely gets all passing in the mood for spring :)


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George Chuters Big Fun Pub Quiz

Pub Quiz with Leicester Tiger’s George Chuter as part of The Accumulator Challenge 2013.  Teams of four with food included.

£5.00 per head to include food.

Book you team by calling Cathy on 07876 500632 or at the bar


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Our Siblings Get Artisitic

A big thank you to all our very artistic siblings who created this beautiful mosaic Rainbow for our Family Support team. A brilliant way to brighten up your Monday!

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Are you in the Rainbows Lottery yet?


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Rainbows Lottery Winners 19/04/13

1st PRIZE OF £1000.00
085227                    LEICESTER

2nd PRIZE OF £100.00
048514                    Leicester

3rd PRIZE OF £100.00
079667                    LEICESTER

30 PRIZES OF £5.00

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Spring hits the Playroom!

The spring breezes and brighter evenings seem to have really  had an effect on our play room this week. Our Children and Young People have been busy creating these beautiful spring baskets and hand and footprint banners to brighten up the Hospice and get everyone in the mood for Spring :)spring

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Say hello to Wilf!


This is Wilf who is the first dog to ever attend a cricket match at the Leicestershire County Cricket Ground!  Hope he enjoyed the day yesterday and got to see some good cricket!  Any members of the LCCC are now allowed to take their dogs along with them but there are some rules so be sure to check out the website first to avoid disappointment.