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Dig out your dresses for charity wedding ball

Brides are being invited to dig out their dresses and recreate the magic of their special days for a charity wedding ball. Gatehouse Brides, a bridal boutique in Worcester, is holding its first Wedding Ball at 7.30pm on Friday, 26th October at the Wood Norton Hotel in Evesham. The evening gives guests the chance to… Read more »

Take on Severn Valley Walk for hospice

Walkers are being encouraged to sign up for a new hospice challenge this autumn. St Richard’s Hospice is organising a walk along the Severn Way – which follows the landscape of the river Severn – on Saturday, October 13th. Participants can choose from either a four, seven or 14-mile walk, followed by a return journey aboard… Read more »

Friends set to cycle 1,000 miles for hospice

A pair of friends are set to cycle the 1,000-mile John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge – raising money for hospice care. Gareth Andrew and Arti Fiaz, who live in Worcester, will embark on the 10-day ride from John O’Groats on Tuesday, September 18. The duo, who play for Ombersley Cricket Club, hope to raise… Read more »

Thanks to MAPPFEST

A big thank you to the committee of MappFest – the Malvern music festival – for their generous donation of £1,400 in support of our care following the successful 2018 event. Mappfest is a non‑religious, non‑political independent music based festival. Everything is sponsored or donated so every penny raised goes to the nominated charities. Pop these dates… Read more »

Stride into autumn with hospice Severn Way walk

  Walkers are being encouraged to sign up for a new hospice event later on this year. St Richard’s Hospice is organising a walk along the Severn Way – which follows the stunning landscape of the River Severn – on Saturday 13 October. Those who wish to take part can choose from either a 4,… Read more »

Time to tee off for hospice care

A hospice is inviting teams to tee off in aid of its care at a popular annual event in Droitwich. This year’s St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day is set to take place at Droitwich Golf Club on Wednesday 5th September. A total of 16 teams took part in the event last year, raising £7,939  to… Read more »

Warriors star signs-up for hospice fun run

A star rugby player is set to swap his sports kit for 80s fancy dress when he takes on a hospice fun run this summer. Ethan Waller, who plays for Worcester Warriors, will join hundreds of runners for the St Richard’s Hospice 80s Messy Madness run on Saturday, August 4. Tackling rainbow paint, bubbles and… Read more »

Bikeathon pedal power

Congratulations to everyone who took on our Bikeathon challenge in the sunshine yesterday! Around 250 cyclists saddled up for the ride, raising money to support our care. Thank you for riding for St Richard’s! And thank you to our sponsors Midland Communications. Please click on the links below for timing details: Times for 16 Mile… Read more »

Be an ‘explorer’ on Safari Walk

A hospice team is calling for giraffe-lovers to join a safari-themed walk around the city this summer. The St Richard’s Hospice Safari Walk will take place on Sunday, July 22 starting from Worcester Racecourse in Grand Stand Road at 10am. Covering approximately either three or six miles, the walk takes in a series of decorated,… Read more »

Hospice chosen as Isoman’s charity of the year

The organisation behind the challenging Isoman Triathlon has chosen St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester as its Charity of the Year 2018. Individuals will be raising funds for the hospice at a number of events this year, including one at Arrow Valley Countryside Centre in Redditch on Saturday 30 June. This is the second year running… Read more »