TELEVISION star Julia Bradbury has become a patron for Loros.
The presenter of Countryfile and Planet Earth Live is from Rutland and has agreed to help promote the work of the hospice.
She said: “Being local to Leicestershire and Rutland, I am thrilled to become a Loros Patron.
“Any difference I can make to the marvellous work Loros does for the 2,500 local patients and their families Loros supports each year, is indeed a great privilege.”
Fundraising Manager Diane Morris said: “Loros is extremely honoured that someone in the public eye and as well respected as Julia has agreed to become a Loros Patron.”