Category: Charity and donations

Care for Airedale campaign launched

Posted on 03/25/20 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital has asked people to show their love for their NHS heroes as this week it launches its ‘Care for Airedale’ campaign, all in response to the huge outpouring of support for its staff from the local community.  The campaign wants to raise funds for items that are above and beyond what the NHS […]

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Friends of Airedale hospital charity launch new website

Posted on 02/18/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale Hospital charity are delighted to launch their new internet presence which can be found at The fantastic new website has been donated by Puddle Agency, an established local marketing company with offices in Keighley, Bradford and Leeds. Friends of Airedale have worked closely with the Puddle Agency team to launch […]

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Musical donation for hospital cancer unit

Posted on 02/07/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Ladies Please choir from Menston have donated £500 to Airedale’s cancer unit from money raised at their Christmas concert. At Christmas the choir held a concert and raffle, and chose the cancer unit at Airedale as their charity. Three members of the choir came to Airedale this week to present the cheque, which was […]

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Staff support Elf Day for patients with dementia

Posted on 12/11/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff at Airedale Hospital have taken part in raising awareness for Alzheimer’s and Dementia by unleashing their inner elf.   Elf Day, which took place on 6 December, raises money for people affected by dementia by spreading some festive cheer. Staff on the pre assessment unit on ward 22 held a cake sale and raffle, with […]

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Money raised for Friends of Airedale through local Co-op stores

Posted on 12/10/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Local Co-op stores and customers have been raising money for the Friends of Airedale hospital charity through their Local Community Fund. Money is raised by Co-op members where 1% of what they spend on selected Co-op branded products and services goes to support local causes through the Local Community Fund. Members can choose a local cause for their […]

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Family donate vital equipment in memory of Jim Tattersall

Posted on 12/04/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The family of well-known and much-loved man from Brierfield have donated vital equipment in his memory.  Jim Tattersall died in tragic circumstances last year whilst celebrating his wedding anniversary in Wales and his family wanted to create a legacy in his memory, at Airedale Hospital, where he had been a patient.  Mr Tattersall had told […]

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Castleberg celebrates with an official opening

Posted on 11/27/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Castleberg Hospital had its official opening yesterday and staff, patients and their families gathered to celebrate. Andrew Gold, Chair of Airedale NHS Foundation trust cut the ribbon and said: “There are opportunities like this as Chairman of the trust and a resident of Skipton that make me feel very proud.  It’s being proud to see […]

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Cobbydale singers support Airedale cancer unit

Posted on 11/26/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of the Silsden based Cobbydale Singers presented a cheque for £450 to support Airedale Hospital’s cancer unit, a cause close to their hearts as one of their singers, Christine Whinnerah, has been a patient at the unit over the last year.  The money was raised at their 25th anniversary concert. Elaine Isherwood, who started […]

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Addingham WI donate £300 for our stroke unit

Posted on 10/21/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Members of Addingham WI visited the hospital today to hand over a cheque for £300 after being moved to help the stroke unit when one of their speakers shared her story with them about the care she had received. Julie Bridgman from Addingham WI said:  “We are always doing fundraising for local charities, they have […]

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New wheelchairs give freedom to our stroke patients

Posted on 10/16/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Friends of Airedale charity have bought three specially designed wheelchairs for the stroke unit at Airedale Hospital, to give patients more freedom after their stroke.  The chairs are specially designed to give maximum comfort and vital postural support for people who have just had strokes that don’t have sitting balance, as Pam Beaumont, Stroke […]

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