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Community invited to celebrate with Big Get Together

Anne Eyre Big Get Together

A community-spirited daughter is throwing a church birthday party in aid of the hospice which cared for her mum. Anne Eyre, from St John’s, Worcester, has organised the free party at the Bromwich Road Mission Free Church as part of the Big Get Together – a national campaign raising money for local hospice care. The… Read more »

Brave businessman “excited” for Santa skydive

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A brave businessman is preparing to take on a festive skydive challenge in aid of hospice care – dressed as Santa Claus. Steve Borwell-Fox, director at Malvern-based software company borwell, will jump from 10,000ft, plummeting at 120mph, to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. The 45-year-old will take part in the group Santa Skydive on… Read more »

Family team to trek Great Wall of China

Claire and Evan Way

An intrepid mother and son are preparing to take on an adventurous challenge in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Claire Way and her 17-year-old son Evan, from Abberley near Worcester, will spend five days trekking a section of the Great Wall of China – climbing thousands of steps and stopping at farmhouses along the way…. Read more »

Runner set for half-marathon in memory of mum

Emma Ross Cheltenham Half Marathon

A loving daughter is preparing to run a half marathon in memory of her mum who was cared for by St Richard’s Hospice. Emma Ross, who grew up in Badsey, near Evesham, will run the Cheltenham Half Marathon on Sunday, 1st October and is raising money to support the hospice’s free care to patients with… Read more »

Brave fundraiser takes on skydive for hospice

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A brave 20-year-old soared to dizzying heights for a fundraising skydive in support of the hospice which cared for her granddad. Cheered on by her mum and dad, Lauren Richards took the plunge from 13,000ft on Sunday, 17th October and has so far raised more than £650 for St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester. Lauren,… Read more »

Roll out the red carpet for hospice fashion show

St Richard's Deja Vu Fashion Show 2016

Roll out the red carpet and dress to impress for the St Richard’s Hospice fundraising fashion show this month. The catwalk show will be held at the Bank House Hotel, Spa and Golf in Bransford, near Worcester, from 6.30pm on Thursday, 21st September. Hospice volunteers will model a carefully curated, Autumn/Winter collection of clothes from… Read more »

Save the date for Yuletide Jog

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Christmas may still be months away, but here at St Richard’s we’re well and truly in the festive spirit already. We’re busy preparing to hold a fantastic Yuletide Jog this December – and you’re invited to put on your silliest Christmas fancy dress and take part. The fundraising 5K run, jog, or walk will take… Read more »

Tracey takes to dizzying heights for hospice

HOPING TO RAISE LOTS OF MONEY FOR ST RICHARDS - CREDIT MARK GRIMSHAW

A daring daughter soared to dizzying heights with a wing walk in memory of her mum – while raising money for her local hospice. Tracey Turton, from Worcester, took to the skies atop a 1943 Boeing Stearman earlier this month – reaching heights of more than 500ft and speeds of up to 130mph. So far,… Read more »

Burger challenge to raise money for hospice

Carl Sampson Burger Eating Challenge

Calling all burger fans – a mighty meat-eating challenge is set to take place this week, raising money for St Richard’s. Plucky participants can test their burger-eating abilities at Sampson’s at the Conservatory Bar and Kitchen in Friar Street, Worcester, on Thursday 24th August – coinciding with National Burger Day. Carl Sampson, whose burger van was named… Read more »

How writing your Will could help the hospice

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A month-long Will writing campaign led by St Richard’s Hospice is set to return this September. During the hospice’s Write a Will Month campaign, a trio of Worcestershire solicitors’ firms will offer people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £95, or a double Will for £150 – with 100 per cent of the… Read more »