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Scenic Six Results 2017

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A huge thank you to all those who turned out for the popular Scenic Six event in Peopleton today. A fabulous event with amazing support from the local community who volunteered to help with marshalling, registrations and parking. Thank you to all involved and all those who took part. We appreciate you all! Click here to see… Read more »

Kilimanjaro climb in memory of wife and mother

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A husband and daughter duo from Worcestershire – with a combined age of 124 – are now safely back on terra firma after successfully climbing the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. Jonathan Bailey, aged 75, and Phillippa Cook, both from Malvern, hiked to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in memory of their much loved wife… Read more »

Get on your bike for hospice

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Keen cyclists are being encouraged to saddle up this summer and take to the lanes of Worcestershire. The Bikeathon event – organised by St Richard’s Hospice – will take place on Sunday, 2 July offering cyclists three different routes. The event will start and finish at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, with cyclists heading… Read more »

Calling all superheroes!

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There’s a superhero in all of us so if you’ve ever fancied yourself as Wolverine or Wonder Woman, then there’s a perfect challenge for you this summer! The aptly named Superhero Challenge – organised by St Richard’s Hospice – is a 5km walk or run with a definite difference. The event – which will take… Read more »

Step out on hills walk this May

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A May day Malvern walk suitable for all ages and abilities has been confirmed for Saturday 20 May. The annual event – which saw 600 people don their walking boots last year – is organised by St Richard’s Hospice. Walkers can choose between 2,5 and 11 mile routes; the 2 and 5 mile routes start… Read more »

Hospice calls for Scenic Six runners

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Energetic runners and walkers are being called upon to enjoy the great Worcestershire outdoors next month. The event is an annual village fun run and walk around the picturesque village of Peopleton, near Pershore, and will take place on Sunday 23 April. This popular fundraising event is named ‘Scenic Six’ after the six mile off-road,… Read more »

Hospice offers top tips for Cheltenham Festival

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Enthusiastic experts from the world of jump racing gave their top tips for the Cheltenham Festival at a special evening event in aid of St Richard’s Hospice earlier in the week. Horse racing enthusiasts joined Dr Richard Newland, trainer of the 2015 Grand National winner Pineau De Re, and leading jockey Paddy Brennan, for an… Read more »

Tee off with St Richard’s Hospice

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St Richard’s Hospice is inviting golfers to join them on the fairway for a fundraising golf day. The event will be held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern – for the second year running – on Friday 28 April. Rachel Jones, Fundraising Manager at St Richard’s Hospice, said; “We would like to invite local… Read more »

Walk the Waterways Walk for hospice

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An annual Waterways Walk taking in the magnificent River Severn and some of the county’s most popular cruising canals will take place on Sunday, 6 August. The event – which is being organised by St Richard’s Hospice – is now in its eighth year. Walkers have a choice of three distances, which are : The… Read more »

Take on team challenge for hospice

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Cyclists, walkers and rowers who are up for a challenge are being sought for one of the county’s ultimate team trials this summer. The popular ‘Paddle, Plod and Pedal’ event is organised by St Richard’s Hospice and now in its seventh year. Taking part over a 45 mile radius, the Sunday, 25 June event will… Read more »