Blue Skies News

HMS Defender crew show wave of support for NHS charity

July 13, 2021

Family and friends raise money for Blackpool charity in memory of a much loved and missed 29-year-old man from Darwen.

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Local schoolboy designs birthday cake for Blackpool Vic to thank NHS heroes

July 8, 2021

Thomas Ryan, aged 8, won the inaugural cake competition to come up with a design for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals birthday cake.

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Blackpool Woman Whose Mum Spent 80 Days In Critical Care Raises Money To Thank Hospital For Lifesaving Treatment

May 28, 2021

Danielle Wade, 42, has so far raised almost £2,000 for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Charity, Blue Skies Hospitals Fund, as a thanks for their lifesaving treatment.

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Ex-professional footballers and family of Jordan Banks taking part in a charity football match in memory of Jordan

May 26, 2021

Trevor Sinclair and Alan Wright are amongst a group of ex-professional footballers taking part in a charity football match to pay tribute to nine-year-old Jordan Banks, who was tragically struck by lightning in a thunderstorm almost two weeks ago.

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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals funds end-of-life care team to support grieving families

April 26, 2021

Facing the loss of a loved one is a difficult experience. Cumulated with the restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s been extremely distressing for all those who are grieving and for the teams and services supporting them.

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Celebrate Captain Sir Tom’s achievements in special fundraising event

April 20, 2021

The Captain Tom 100 event invites people all over the world to take on a challenge based around the number 100 to raise funds for charity.

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10 year old’s wheels 10,000 “steps” for 30 days to raise money for local hospital

March 31, 2021

10 year old Ollie Jensen from Cleveleys has raised £100 for his local NHS Charity Blue Skies to thank NHS workers for their hard work during the pandemic.

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Staff rooms across Blackpool Teaching Hospitals transformed by Blue Skies

March 30, 2021

Donations from the nations fundraising, including the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, have been used to give staff rooms at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals a new lease of life.

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Win £500 cash in Blue Skies Grand Spring Raffle!

March 22, 2021

Blue Skies has launched their Grand Spring Raffle and you could be in with the chance of winning some incredible prizes, including a £500 cash prize, a pendant worth £450 or a wine fridge, for just £1 a ticket!

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Fundraising duo retire after 10 years of charity work

March 8, 2021

After 10 years of fundraising and thousands of pounds raised, the dynamic duo that made up “Hint of Pink” have retired.

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