Posts By: Hannah Worrall

Get creative with doodle project this October

A row of coloured pencils are lined up against a white background

Could you take part in our Drawing a Day Project this October? Take a look at our daily doodle calendar below, pick up your pen or pencil, and join us for 31 days of drawing! Each daily idea relates to wider themes of nature, being outdoors, and the environment. Overall, we’re looking at how creativity… Read more »

Hospice brings back hot meals to Snowdrops Café

  UPDATE: Hot meals have now been reintroduced to the menu at the Snowdrops Cafe, including toasties, jacket potatoes, quiches, frittatas and meal specials.  The Cafe is open Monday to Saturday, 9 – 4. Staff at a hospice café are getting ready to welcome customers once again following its temporary closure due to the Covid-19… Read more »

Hospice Care Week 2020

Happy #HospiceCareWeek from everyone here at St Richard’s Hospice! We’re passionate about providing hospice care for all adults with serious, progressive illnesses – whoever they are and whatever their age, and whether it’s in the hospice, community, or at home. Over the past year, our wonderful teams have supported 3,338 patients, loved ones, and bereaved… Read more »

Couple tie the knot in socially-distanced wedding

A ‘magical’ wedding ceremony with close friends and family has taken place for a couple who are receiving care from St Richard’s Hospice. Janet Kirk, formerly Hope, tied the knot with Trevor Kirk at the Wood Norton Hotel, near Evesham, after a 10-year relationship. The Evesham couple, who work in the prison service, had postponed… Read more »

Meet our ‘convicts’ for Jail and Bail 2020

A Chris Goodall mug shot for Jail and Bail

We are looking forward to our second Jail and Bail fundraising challenge on Saturday, 26th September. Managers from across the county have been nominated by their long-suffering colleagues for various (entirely fictitious) workplace crimes and will soon be locked up as punishment. At 10am Saturday 26th September, Philip Serrell, John Bawden, Bill Cave, Chris Goodall… Read more »

Nominate your boss for a post lockdown lock-up challenge

Two people wearing striped 'convict-style' jumpsuits stand in a metal cage holding yellow fundraising buckets with the St Richard's Hospice logo. Outside the cage stands a woman wearing a police officer fancy dress outfit.

Employees, pupils and budding sports stars are being invited to ‘lock up their boss, teacher or coach’ for a light-hearted fundraising challenge in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Detainees from across the county will be handcuffed outside the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, on Saturday, 26th September – and tasked with raising £500 in bail money… Read more »

Balloon race raises £1,029 for our care

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought a virtual balloon for our care, raising an incredible £1,029! The race has now finished and you can see the top 20 performing balloons here and view a report ranking each balloon entered for St Richard’s Hospice here. We hope you had… Read more »

Head of hospice catering gives cookery tutorial

Watch a YouTube cookery tutorial, filmed by Kevin Ratcliffe, Head of Catering at St Richard’s Hospice. Learn how to make sea bass in a curry broth, with pak choi and lime. You can view the full recipe here.

Reflections on the grieving process

Read a moving piece written by Justin Bowen to mark the one-year anniversary of his wife Helga’s death. In the piece, Justin reflects on his grieving process and documents his experience in the hope it will bring comfort, or be of use, to others in a similar situation. Helga was supported by Sue Sharp, the… Read more »

Quality donation campaign launched

Please note: due to the coronavirus pandemic, the way accept donations has changed. Follow this link to read the latest guidance before donating. Thank you. A hospice is urging the public to only donate good-quality items to its shops to help combat the growing and costly problem of waste disposal. St Richard’s Hospice has begun… Read more »