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Worcestershire Way Walk photos

worcestershire way walk

  More than 80 walkers strode out on a challenge to walk the whole of the Worcestershire way in a day to support hospice care across the county (on Friday 19th June) The teams and individual walkers, along with some runners, took on the challenging 31 mile dawn ‘til dusk trek in aid of St… Read more »

Fabulous day at Worcester Races

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Wow what a fabulous turn out for Ladies Day at Worcester Races on Saturday. We had packed marquee of beautifully dressed guests and with the added support of racegoers we hope to have made a profit of nearly £12,000 towards patient care from the raffle, auction, gate collection and tickets. Thank you to everyone, including… Read more »

Run the rainbow for Worcestershire hospices

Taking part in Rainbow Run

Following the huge success of St Richard’s Hospice’s sell-out Rainbow Run, three Worcestershire hospices are offering people a second opportunity to take part in a colourful fun run. St Richard’s Hospice, Primrose Hospice and KEMP Hospice have come together for the first time to offer supporters across the county the opportunity to take part in… Read more »

Picturesque gardens ready to welcome visitors

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Residents of the beautiful picture-postcard village of Wichenford in Worcestershire are gearing themselves up to welcome thousands of visitors to admire their gardens on Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st June. The biennial event has built up a loyal following of garden fans who return year after year. The weekend raises funds for village organisations… Read more »

Hundreds join Malvern Walk

Malvern Walk Newson, Harrison & Griffiths families

Hundreds of walkers strode out in the sunshine across the Malvern Hills to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. More than 275 walkers were celebrating 31 years of the annual St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk. Walkers of all ages stepped out on either the 11 mile, 5 or 2 mile routes. Organiser Lizzie Brazier… Read more »

Time for tea

The Nash, Kempsey

The stunning Elizabethan house, The Nash, at Kempsey near Worcester, will be the backdrop for afternoon tea on Thursday, 4th June in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The event is being held by kind invitation of William and Brenda Bennett-Davies at 2.30pm. As well as a delicious afternoon tea there will be a talk by… Read more »

Walk the Worcestershire Way

Onsite Team_L to R_ Jason Stephenson, Steve Brown, David Lord and Trevor Stevens

An event organised by St Richard’s Hospice offers the opportunity to walk the whole of the Worcestershire way in a day to support hospice care across the county. Many keen walkers have already signed up for this year’s Worcestershire Way Walk and, either individually or as a team, will be taking on the challenging 31… Read more »

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

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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

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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 »