Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand takes part in St John’s Hospice Free Wills fortnight

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand’s Private Client department have been delighted to be involved in the St John’s Hospice Free Wills Fortnight to raise money for the work carried out by St John’s Hospice. St John’s Hospice carry out vital work in the local community providing palliative care and support, free of charge, to those affected [...]

2021-02-22T10:55:27+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Festival of Song

We are very pleased to be supporting the Festival of Song being held at Lancaster Priory. It is a week long event from 9 - 16th September, showcasing a wide range of music. In particularly, we have sponsored the “come and sing” event of Vivaldi’s Gloria on Saturday 15th September which should be very popular.  Vivaldi’s [...]

2018-08-16T10:35:19+00:00August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lancaster Beer Festival

We recently attended the annual Lancaster Charity Beer Festival. This year marked the 29th annual charity Beerfest which offered a range of Cask Ales, Lager, Cider, Wine, Gin, and other drinks for guests to sample and enjoy. The Lancaster Beer Festival was held at Lancaster Town Hall, and the Firm sponsored a barrel of real ale: [...]

2018-03-21T15:12:06+00:00March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elf Day

Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand have been getting into the festive spirit at our Lancaster office today by selling lots of lovely treats and playing Christmas themed games to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society. Alzheimer’s Society is a charity very close to our hearts at Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand as the disease affects many of our [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:23+00:00December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Woman kept alive against her will

Brenda Grant made a “Living Will” stating that she feared degradation and dignity more than death but was kept alive after the Living Will was placed in a thick pile of medical notes. If you make a Living Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare we recommend that: You tell those [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:23+00:00December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Age 27 and preparing for Alzheimer’s

It is easy to think that a disease such as Alzheimer’s affects only the elderly but, every-so-often, we get a stark reminder that it can affect us all much sooner than we may otherwise expect.  Jadye Green’s story on the BBC is just such a story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-41124989/i-m-27-and-preparing-for-early-onset-alzheimer-s Putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:23+00:00September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Haven’t made a Will? Tell us why!

Did you know that 40% of people in the UK die without making a Will – that's between 200,000 and 250,000 every year. The Law Society is currently consulting on modernising the law surrounding Wills. As part of this consultation they are asking: - what the main barriers people see to making a Will are; [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:26+00:00July 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society

On Friday, staff at our Lancaster office had been busy baking again for Cupcake Day in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. With a small donation staff and clients enjoyed the creations, and games! It is such a worthy cause and a disease that affects many of our clients. Some quick facts (pinched from the Alzheimer's [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:26+00:00June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We are dementia friendly

There are around 850,000 people in the UK and around 50 million people worldwide living with dementia. We understand how hard this can be for the families of those diagnosed, as well as the individuals. At Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand, we are committed to learning more and understanding what it is like to live with [...]

2018-02-09T17:24:26+00:00May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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