This February, Willow Burn Hospice is giving you a chance to win a diamond pendant in its Diamond Raffle to be drawn on 10 March 2023 at the Willow Burn Hospice Glitter Ball.

Worth £5295, the 18ct White gold diamond cluster pendant with Pear, Marquise and Round brilliant cut diamonds has been donated by Berry’s Jewellers, a luxury, independent and family-owned top quality retail jewellers with a store on Grey Street in Newcastle and across the UK in Leeds, York, Nottingham, Hull and Windsor. This is the second year the jeweller has supported Willow Burn’s Diamond Raffle, raising over £4000 in 2022.

The prize was donated by the Newcastle Store, located on Grey Street in the city centre. Store Manager, David Nicholson has been a long-term supporter of Willow Burn following the care his mam received at the hospice. David said: “Willow Burn will always hold a special place in my family’s heart, and I am proud to be able to support the annual ball in this way to raise as much money as possible so that other families can receive the care and support that mine did.”

Tickets can be purchased online at: or in person at the Hospice. Every two tickets sold in the Diamond Raffle will pay for one hour of vital nursing care for people living with a life limiting illness in Derwentside.

Rachel Todd, Head of Fundraising and Marketing said: “The Diamond Raffle is just one of the fundraisers which will be taking place at the Willow Burn Glitter Ball in March but we wanted to launch the raffle early to give as many people as possible to win this beautiful pendant.

The whole team would like to say a huge thank you to Berry’s for sponsoring this raffle. We would also like to offer our gratitude to David Nicholson for his ongoing support and dedication to Willow Burn.”

The Willow Burn Black Glitter Ball takes place on 10 March in the Winter Gardens at Beamish Hall Hotel and sponsors include Industrial Workwear and Berry’s Jewellers. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available and can be discussed with Rachel at the hospice.

Willow Burn is a nurse-led hospice located on Howden Bank in Lanchester and is a state-of-the-art facility offering specialist supportive, palliative and end of life care, including in-patient care, respite, day services and bereavement and family support.

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