WILLOWBURN hospice in Lanchester is officially opening its new £1.5m six bed wing later this month. The hospice on Maiden Law Bank, near Lanchester, is launching the Helen McCardle wing, on on Saturday, October 27. A new cafe and with the auxiliary services are set to become operational in early November. the wing will offer medical facilities as well as a comprehensive range of support services for patients. All interested parties are invited to visit the new development on Saturday, from 12noon to 3pm. Refreshments will be available.