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Local boy makes a splash for hospice

Jay Ingram swimming

A Worcester schoolboy kept his head above water in a recent challenge for a local charity. Jay Ingram, aged 9 and from Perdiswell, undertook a sponsored swim, raising more than £1000 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Perdiswell Primary School pupil took on the challenge – supported by more than 20 family and friends – on… Read more »

Spectacular summer garden opening for charity

Wichenford

Residents of the charming chocolate-box village of Wichenford in Worcestershire are all set to open their garden gates to visitors this June. Thousands of visitors flock to the village on the weekend of its biennial fundraiser, this year organised for Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June.  The popular event has donated more than £100,000 to… Read more »

Support hospice with swathes of snowdrops

Ombersley School pupils planting snowdrops

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging schools to plant swathes of snowdrops to help support their care, growing a scheme which saw pupils plant 10,000 of the spring plants last year. In 2016, twelve schools took part in the fun and educational snowdrops project, raising over £2,700 for the charity’s care and support of people affected… Read more »

Local theatre group raises funds for care

Kay's Theatre group 1

A cheque totalling £3,500 has been presented to St Richard’s Hospice by one of Worcester’s longest standing amateur theatre groups. Kay’s Theatre Group handed over the donation, in memory of one of its members, Jenny Hall-Dixon, who was living with cancer and cared for by the hospice before her death last August. Cath Skyrme, Vice… Read more »

Car raffle winner

car raffle draw march 17

  We have drawn our Car Raffle and the lucky winning numbers are; First prize – 116137 Second prize – 001787 Third prize – 101949 We have contacted all the winners and we are extremely grateful to everyone who entered. We have raised almost £45,000 from the car raffle this year – this significant amount… Read more »

Funds raised for hospice in memory of ‘precious Nana’

Puckrup Hall ball

A local hospice that treats patients with life-limiting illnesses has expressed its heartfelt gratitude to a Worcestershire family following a fundraising event. Vanessa Davenport, from Cheltenham, organised a Charity Masquerade Ball earlier this month in memory of her much loved Nana, Joan Smith, who died at the hospice in 2015, aged 86 years old. The… Read more »

Shaken not stirred at 007 ball

007 Bond Ball

Up to 200 people celebrated an evening of glitz and glamour in aid of St Richard’s Hospice at The Kings Hawford 007 Ball on Saturday 4 March. Guests filled the Elgar Suite at the Bank House Hotel in Bransford, raising more than £11,500 to help the local charity to continue to care for patients with… Read more »

Hospice car raffle winner picked at end of month

Mazda with sponsors

 There are just three weeks left before a lucky winner is picked to drive off in a new Mazda 2 in the St Richard’s car raffle. Thousands of tickets have already been snapped up for just £2 each with all the funds helping St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses and… Read more »

Giant inflatables offer chance to be a superhero

A44 Tyre Shop sponsors of Superhero Challenge

St Richard’s Hospice is calling for local superheroes with a sense of adventure to take on a very special challenge in aid of hospice care. The local charity is inviting people to take part in a celebration event of fun inflatables and foam on Saturday 17th June to celebrate the heroes in their lives. The… Read more »