Martlets receives grant from The Argus Appeal Martlets were delighted to welcome Andy Parkes, Group Managing Editor for Newsquest/The Argus and Deputy Chairman of The Argus Appeal, to the hospice to celebrate the grant of £3,173. The grant comes from The Argus Appeal to fund a new bed and mattress for use on our In-Patient Unit. Sally Brighton, Director of Income Generation, and Ruth Tierney, IPU ward manager, welcomed Andy and thanked him on behalf of the charity. Andy Parkes said: “It is fantastic The Argus Appeal has funded this bed, which will provide a great deal of comfort to those in their final days. "We are delighted to be able to support such a fantastic hospice."