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Worcestershire couple find light and love thanks to St Richard’s

St Richard’s has helped a local couple find love after loss. Mike Leech and Pauline McCabe-Leech, from Malvern, sought support from St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, after their partners died in 2014 and 2015 respectively.  After meeting at a hospice coffee morning and finding friendship, the couple unexpectedly went on to find love and married… Read more »

Reindeer Runner takes on charity challenge in memory of father-in-law

A loving daughter-in-law is to take on a Christmas charity challenge in memory of a much-loved Worcestershire man who died nine years ago. Kate Lambourne, from Worcester, is taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice Reindeer Run this festive season, her third fundraising event for the charity this year. Mrs Lambourne is raising funds for… Read more »

Cars Worcester commits to hospice care

three smiling people stand next to a white car

A Worcester car dealership is throwing its support behind a city charity by committing to donate towards its care. Cars Worcester, which is based on Bromyard Road, has signed a commercial partnership with St Richard’s Hospice which offers discounted maintenance to staff vehicles and will see it donate each time a car is leased or… Read more »

Hospice helpers sought this Christmas

Two people smiling and holding a Christmas tree

A local hospice is calling for Christmas helpers this year as it aims to make its annual Christmas tree collection service its biggest and best yet. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is preparing to run its fifth Christmas Tree Recycling Campaign – an important fundraising event in a challenging year for the charity. On Friday… Read more »

Malvern Hills Walk raises more than £18,000 for Worcestershire hospice

Joe Barson (Centre) and a group of friends raised £2,420 by reaching the Beacon Summit

An annual charity walking event which took on a new twist this summer, because of social distancing measures, has been hailed a huge success after it raised more than £18,000 in much-needed funds for a Worcestershire-based hospice. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk, which has run every year since the hospice launched in 1984,… Read more »

Make October a marathon month and raise funds for hospice care

Ruth Bennett running up a hill

St Richard’s Hospice is hoping supporters will make October a marathon month to support the free care it provides to patients and their loved ones across Worcestershire. The charity has launched a new virtual challenge as the coronavirus crisis continues to leave a hole in its fundraising efforts – with many events cancelled and charity… Read more »

Cyclist completes epic 1240-mile ride for hospice and inspires new fundraising challenge

Tom Piotrowski standing next to his bicycle next to St Richard's Hospice sign.

A keen cyclist has completed a 1240-mile lockdown challenge he set himself to keep fit and support a local charity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom Piotrowski, from Worcester, has been raising money for St Richard’s Hospice – a cause close to his heart. Previously, Mr Piotrowski cycled from Worcester to Paris in aid of the… Read more »

Fancy doing something different for your Birthday?

If you’ve got a birthday coming up, and don’t really want for anything, why not ask your friends to donate to St Richard’s instead of buying you a gift? It’s a really simple process to set up a fundraiser for St Richard’s Hospice on Facebook. Click this link and then follow the instructions (and don’t… Read more »