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Fun run offers chance to support hospice

Anyone who has been inspired to get active by the wealth of sporting events over the summer is invited to take part in a fun run in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The event organised by Norton Community Trust and St Richard’s Hospice will take place on Sunday 27th September and will feature a 10km… Read more »

Crowds go colour crazy at Rainbow Run

Hundreds of colour fans turned out to go colour crazy at the Worcestershire hospices Rainbow Run. Over 640 people turned out to be showered in an explosion of coloured powder as they ran or walked a 5km course around Top Barn Activity Centre on Sunday 6th September. The successful event was a collaboration between the three Worcestershire… Read more »

Rainbow Runners go colour crazy!

Thank you to the hundreds of runners who made our Rainbow Run so special yesterday! Over 750 people were transformed into rainbows while walking and running the 5km route around Top Barn activity centre raising thousands of pounds towards our care. A big thanks also to all the volunteers who made the event run so… Read more »

Accountants to ride 325 miles for charity

A team of accountants from Bishop Fleming’s Worcester office are preparing to set out on a challenge to cycle in a relay between the firm’s Truro and Worcester offices in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The ride that involves over 100 staff across the whole business will set out from Truro on 11th September. Relay… Read more »

Cricket Day to support hospice care

Cricket fans are being invited to enjoy Day 2 of the LV County Championship match on Wednesday 23rd September from the comfort of the St Richard’s Hospice hospitality marquee at Worcester’s New Road ground. The local hospice is offering supporters a very special experience, including a pitch side view of the match between Worcestershire’s First… Read more »

Crowds go quackers for river duck race

A duck race from Worcester Bridge held last weekend has been hailed a success, raising £1,200 for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice’s annual duck race saw crowds cheer on hundreds of ducks as they raced from Worcester Quayside to the finish line alongside Worcester Cathedral on Saturday, 15th August. The event, which takes place in… Read more »

Cyclists clock up 300 miles on charity ride

A family cycling team have completed a 300 mile cycle challenge, riding from London to Paris to raise £12,000 in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The team decided to take on the epic challenge to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in memory of Malcolm Smith who was cared for by the hospice before his… Read more »

Sun shines for Waterways Walk

More than 150 walkers strode out to support St Richard’s Hospice on the charity’s popular annual Waterways Walk on Sunday, 2nd August. Around 100 walkers took on the 21 mile circular route from Droitwich Spa Marina, along the restored Droitwich Canal and River Severn to Diglis in Worcester and back beside the Worcester and Birmingham… Read more »

Hospice supporter takes leap of faith

A teenager from Evesham has taken a leap of faith as she experienced the exhilaration of a skydive in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Courtney Greenhill, aged 16 from Evesham, took part in in an organised skydive at Hinton in the Hedges Airfield, Brackley, in memory of her father, Stephen Greenhill, who was cared for… Read more »