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Three teenagers cycle the Dutch coast

Cycle for Diana

Three teenagers will celebrate the end of their exams this year by cycling the length of Holland to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Ed Cullinane, aged 17 from Moreton-in-Marsh, who attends Sixth Form at Cotswold School, will be joined by his brother Harry Cullinane, aged 16, and cousin Will Chilton-Murphy, also aged 16, as… Read more »

Daughter Takes on Marathon Challenge


A seasoned runner is training hard for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon with high hopes of raising over £5,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. Jane Evans, aged 37 from Solihull, a member of Knowle & Dorridge Running Club, is no stranger to competitive running having competed internationally in the past, albeit at shorter distances. She… Read more »

Cheltenham Festival Preview Event Success


Guests at a special event in aid of St Richard’s Hospice were treated to some insider tips for next week’s Cheltenham Festival from a panel of horse racing experts. The Preview Evening, which took place at The Wood Norton Hotel and Restaurant near Evesham on Tuesday 3rd March, raised almost £3,300 for the Worcestershire hospice…. Read more »

Nuffield Health Takes on Rainbow Run

A team of fitness enthusiasts will be joining the throngs of people enjoying Worcester’s first Rainbow Run, organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The team of 30 colleagues from Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Centre, Worcester, will be taking part in the fundraising event in memory of their friend and colleague Nicki Lloyd Court, who was… Read more »

Sanctuary Group Joins Rainbow Run Sponsors


Local businesses are getting involved in Worcester’s first Rainbow Run, a colourful day of fun organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The fully booked event, which will be held at Top Barn Activity Centre on Sunday 15thMarch, has proved very popular with local people with all 750 places selling within just a few weeks. Worcester-based leading… Read more »

Supporters Take on London Marathon


This year, support for St Richard’s Hospice at the Virgin Money London Marathon will be greater than ever. On Sunday 26th April, 12 runners will be on the starting blocks hoping to raise as much money as possible for the hospice and to realise their personal ambition of completing the famous marathon. The runners are… Read more »

Scenic Six Offers Springtime Beauty


Families and fitness fans are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at its annual ‘Scenic Six’ village run on Sunday, 29th March. This popular annual fundraising event features a six mile multi-terrain run and two mile fun run/walk around the lanes, fields and footpaths of the village of Peopleton. The event takes its name from… Read more »

Marathon Challenge


A Worcester man is taking on a marathon challenge to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in memory his girlfriend. Adrian Norsworthy, 40, from Worcester, plans to run 13 marathons next year in a bid to raise as much money as possible in memory of his girlfriend Sarah Veall. Sarah, a journalist from Worcester, was… Read more »

Dig Out Your Christmas Clobber


St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local residents and businesses to hold a Christmas Clobber day during December and help raise money for the charity. To take part in the seasonal campaign, groups of family, friends or colleagues are being asked to choose a date on which they will dress up in their favourite Christmas jumper… Read more »

Christmas Tea Dance in Aid of Hospice

Local people are being invited to set their toes tapping at a special Christmas Tea Dance at Peopleton Village Hall on Sunday, 14th December. The event will run from 2.30pm until 5pm and is being organised in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. To ensure energy levels are kept topped up there will be a delicious… Read more »