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Posts By: Claire Loveday

Virtual balloon race to raise funds for St Richard’s

St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local people to support its care this summer by sponsoring a balloon to take part in a virtual race across the Sahara Desert. The virtual balloon race is a new online fundraising activity for the charity, which cares for patients with a serious progressive illness and their loved ones. As… Read more »

Sisters take on the Malverns in memory of dad

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Two sisters from Malvern are getting ready to tackle the local landscape this Saturday (18th July) in memory of their “amazing dad” who died earlier this year. Vanessa Portman and sister Victoria Cooper are taking on the St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk this weekend, in its 36th year since the event began. The sisters,… Read more »

Popular walking event to go ahead for St Richard’s

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Organisers of a hugely popular local charitable walk across the Malvern Hills have vowed the show will go on this summer. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk will take place virtually, meaning supporters can take part in a socially distanced five or 11-mile charitable walk at any time during July or August. The walk,… Read more »

Woo Fest secures big-name acts in new virtual format

An award-winning county music festival taking place virtually this summer, because of social distancing measures, has secured new big-name acts including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Grant Nicholas, from Feeder, and Toyah Willcox. Woo Fest, which will be streamed live to homes and gardens around Worcestershire and beyond on Saturday 4th July, will feature a mix of live… Read more »

Key worker to run 128km for hospice

A primary school teacher is running 128km this month to raise funds for the Worcestershire hospice which cared for one of her best friends. Emma Winter, from Merthyr Tydfil, is running the equivalent distance from her home to St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, while still busy teaching as one of the nation’s key workers.  … Read more »