If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email email@example.com at any time.
House in the Wells BBQ to raise money for Foyle Hospice in memory of much-loved colleague
4 Jul 2018
A barbecue event will be held next month at the House in the Wells in memory of William 'BJ' McVeigh who worked there with all proceeds going to the Foyle Hospice. Patrick Downey, who worked alongside BJ, has set up a Just Giving page to raise the funds in memory of his late friend and colleague ahead of the event next month on Friday, August 10. Patrick said: "Sadly in June 3rd 2017 our friend and work colleague William 'BJ' McVeigh passed away. "For years he looked after and cared for the residents in the House in the Wells. He was a great friend to many. "In his final weeks he was cared for by his family and the Foyle Hospice team. "As time goes by we always remember BJ but miss him still. "The House in the Wells in partnership with the Feile 2018 will be holding a BBQ on Friday the 10th of August 2018. "We ask anyone attending to donate a minimum of £1. "The event will start at 12.30pm, we will have a blessing in memory of BJ. "Throughout the event we will be have raffles, cake sales, live music and many other fun and games. "This is a family event and everyone is welcome. "Please share the page and please donation, every little helps. "All money raised in the just giving page and at the event will be donated to the Foyle Hospice in memory of William 'BJ' McVeigh." To donate visit
This website and its associated sites are full participating members of the Press Council of Ireland and supports the Office of the Press Ombudsman. This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that appear on our pages. To contact the Office of the Press Ombudsman go to www.pressombudsman.ie or www.presscouncil.ie