Posts By: Claire Loveday

Teenagers take on 300km run for nan

Siblings from Malvern are taking on a month-long running challenge to raise funds for the hospice which is caring for their grandmother. Jacob and Claudia Walker have challenged themselves to run 300km in March to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The duo decided to take on the challenge after seeing now much grandmother, Pat… Read more »

Worcester bank goes the distance for St Richard’s

The team at HSBC UK’s Worcester branch have been going the extra mile in support of county hospice care. Staff members from HSBC UK in the city are to travel the length of the country – running, walking and skipping the equivalent distance from Lands End to John o’ Groats (while adhering to social distancing… Read more »

Ollie creates catch-a-thon in memory of cricketing grandad

An eight-year-old cricket fan is turning his hand to fundraising in March to help the hospice which cared for his grandad. Ollie Pearman, from Worcester, is planning to make a thousand catches over the month in support of St Richard’s Hospice.  Raising funds in memory of grandfather – and former Worcestershire and Leicestershire County Cricketer… Read more »

Love is in the air for Worcestershire Hospice

St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local people to support its care this Valentine’s Day by sponsoring a heart-shaped balloon to take part in a virtual race. The online fundraiser comes at a challenging time for the Worcestershire hospice with charity shops temporarily closed and many fundraising events postponed. Bought for £4.50, each heart-shaped balloon can… Read more »

Charlotte shaves hair for Worcestershire hospice

A university student is to shave off her shoulder-length hair to raise funds for the Worcestershire hospice which cared for her best friend’s family.   Charlotte Albutt, 20, is to remove all her hair in memory of Tracey Henn, who died in July 2019 aged 53. Mrs Henn was cared for by St Richard’s Hospice,… Read more »

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

Two women take a selfie

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 »