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Hospice challenge to ‘grow’ £50 donation

Businesses are being challenged to get creative and turn £50 into a much bigger donation for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice is calling for 20 organisations to sign-up to its 20/20 Business Challenge – with the collective aim of raising more than £20,000 for its care. Each team to sign up will be given £50… Read more »

Raise voices in hospice festive carols

candles flickering

Voices will be raised in song at a special evening of carols at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester at the final event in the charity’s Lights of Love campaign this year. Everyone is invited to join the festive sing-song in the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester on Thursday, 19th December at 7pm. The event will… Read more »

Apprentice to skydive for St Richard’s Hospice

A daredevil 20-year-old will take to the skies for a fundraising challenge in memory of his dad – dressed as Father Christmas. Rob Turner, from Worcester, has signed-up for the St Richard’s Hospice Santa Skydive on Saturday, December 7 at Hinton Airfield, Northamptonshire. Harnessed to an experienced parachute instructor, Mr Turner will jump from 10,000ft… Read more »

Hospice doughnut dash a sweet success

Runners taking part in a hospice’s Doughnut Dash have raised more than £6,500 for the charity. St Richard’s Hospice held its first Doughnut Dash in Norton, near Worcester, on Sunday, September 22. Around 400 participants took on either a 5k or 10k route, before claiming their Krispy Kreme doughnut after crossing the finish line. Each… Read more »

Open Afternoon postponed

Unfortunately, we have confirmation of a number of incidents of norovirus at St Richard’s Hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester. We are working with the local Clinical Commissioning Group and Public Health England during this time to ensure we are taking all necessary precautions to protect patients, visitors, volunteers and staff. One of these precautions to… Read more »

Hospice supporters to tackle Great North Run

Runners are gearing up to take on the world’s largest half marathon this September – the Great North Run. Among the thousands set to take part on Sunday, September 8 are three runners supporting St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The famous 13.1-mile race takes place in the North East, beginning in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and ending in… Read more »

Dragonfly display takes flight in city centre

More than 1,000 dragonflies have taken flight after forming an impressive, fortnight-long display in Worcester city centre. Hundreds of visitors flocked to see the St Richard’s Hospice Celebration Garden for one last time before it was dismantled on Bank Holiday Monday. Many of those visiting the display had donated to take one of the blue-and-green… Read more »

Join hospice for ramble through Severn valley

A hospice team is calling for people to pull on their boots and step out for a fundraising walk through the Severn valley. Returning for its second year, the St Richard’s Hospice Severn Valley Walk will take place on Saturday, October 12. There are three distances to choose from – including a four-mile walk to… Read more »

Hospice art appeal attracts celebrity support

A hospice has enlisted the help of celebrities and artists for a new fundraising project taking place this autumn. Famous names including former English international cricketer Phil Tufnell and former Prime Minister Theresa May have submitted pieces for the Hospice HeArt Appeal, to be held by St Richard’s Hospice in October. Around 50 framed pieces… Read more »

Time to tee off for hospice care

Golfers are being invited to join St Richard’s Hospice for a fundraising day on the fairway in Droitwich. The annual September Golf Day, hosted by the Worcester hospice, will take place on Wednesday, September 4 at Droitwich Golf Club. A total of 15 teams took part in the event last year, raising £7,364 to help… Read more »