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Shopping centre on board with Worcester Stands Tall

Crowngate Photo Landscape

Giraffe calves decorated by school students will greet visitors to a Worcester shopping centre next summer. Crowngate Shopping Centre is a leading partner in the Worcester Stands Tall art trail – a project set to bring giraffe sculptures large and small to the city for 10 weeks in summer 2018. Artists are already submitting designs… Read more »

Celebrating Hospice Care Week

Alice Spearing with board Guildhall

A host of activities have been prepared by a Worcester charity for a campaign championing the heroes of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Wildwood Drive, will join forces with up to 200 other hospices across the UK for Hospice Care Week – which runs from Monday, 9th October to Sunday, 15th October. The… Read more »

Visitors invited to free hospice open afternoon

hospice garden ipu

Members of the community are being invited to a free open afternoon at St Richard’s Hospice. Everyone is welcome to attend the event from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday 15th October at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester. Visitors can meet hospice staff, take a tour and find out more about St Richard’s free support… Read more »

Chance to volunteer at new hospice shop

Books St. Swithins

Community-spirited members of the public are being invited to volunteer at a new St Richard’s Hospice shop. The premises, spanning two floors, can be found at 17-18 High Street in Kidderminster and is due to throw open its doors to the public during the second week of October. Volunteers are needed to staff the new… Read more »

Jubilation as hospice expansion plans get go-ahead

St Richard's Hospice Staff and volunteers celebrate planning permission

Staff, patients and supporters of St Richard’s Hospice are celebrating after plans for a £5.3m extension and redevelopment were approved by Worcester City Council. The Worcestershire charity had submitted the expansion plans for the hospice site at Wildwood Drive in the city to help them meet the ever-increasing need for hospice care in the county now and… Read more »

First giraffe sponsor announced for Worcester Stands Tall

Nurse Katie Chambers with Louise Hewett - Resized

The very first sponsor to get on board with the biggest public art event ever seen in Worcester has been announced. Hewett Recruitment, a Worcestershire company, has pledged to sponsor a majestic giraffe sculpture as part of Worcester Stands Tall – a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. For… Read more »

Sponsors saddling up for bike event

Midland Communications, l to r, Dave Webster, Stuart Mico 3

A team of keen cyclists will be taking to the lanes of Worcestershire next month in a bid to raise funds for hospice care. Twenty one riders from telecommunications specialist Midland Communications will be taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice Bikeathon event on Sunday 2 July. The company is also the main sponsor for… Read more »

Celebrating Carers’ Week at St Richard’s

Carers Tea Party 8 June

Celebrations are underway at St Richard’s Hospice to champion the work of carers who provide vital support to patients living with life-limiting illnesses. To mark national Carers’ Week – which runs from Monday 12 June to Sunday 18 June – the hospice is holding a Carers’ Tea Party for those who give support and practical… Read more »

Waste management company putting best feet forward for charity

Worcestershire Way Waste Efficiency team

Employees from a Worcester-based waste management company will be stepping out this summer to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. A team of six walkers from Waste Efficiency will take part in the popular annual 31 mile Worcestershire Way walk on Friday 23 June. The walk will begin in Bewdley at 6.00am and finishes in… Read more »

Mountain challenge to raise funds for hospice

Malvern MTB

A group of intrepid mountain bikers are taking part in a fearless challenge, in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for a local charity. Eleven members of Malvern MTB will be taking part in Mountain Mayhem, a 24 hour mountain bike endurance event. Taking place at Gatcombe Park – Princess Anne’s equestrian estate –… Read more »