Evans opens hospice playground

Chris Evans will be officially opening HMS Demelza, the new playground at Demelza's hospice in Sittingbourne.

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Chris Evans visits Demelza House

Chris Evans video. The Duchess of Cambridge has spent her second wedding anniversary showing her support for Children's Hospice week. It's an event aimed at highlighting the great work charities do for children with life limiting conditions and their families.

In Kent another famous face was giving up his time. DJ Chris Evans was the guest of honour at Demelza House in Sittingbourne. In her report Jenny Line speaks to Chris Evans as well as mothers Sarah Wright and Colleen West.


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Chris Evans will officially open HMS Demelza, the new playground at Demelza's hospice in Sittingbourne today.

Demelza's old playground was forced to close due to rotting wood and worn safety matting. The area has been specially redesigned with a care team advising on colours and textures to make it a sensory experience for our young people.

It is fully wheelchair accessible and includes a pirate ship complete with mast, crow's nest and warning bell, as well as a beach area with a hammock, swings and a roundabout.

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