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Hospice supporter takes leap of faith

Skydive Katherine Thompson

A teenager from Cherry Orchard, Worcester, has taken a leap of faith as she experienced the exhilaration of a skydive in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Katherine Thompson, aged 19, took part in an organised skydive on Saturday 27th June at Hinton in the Hedges Airfield, Brackley. She has so far raised nearly £700 to… Read more »

Walk Worcestershire’s waterways

Waterways Walk Robert Williams, Karen Bradley, Jennie Maslin and Leigh Allen

Walkers, nature lovers and hospice supporters are being invited to join the St Richard’s Hospice Waterways Walk and help raise funds to help the hospice care for patients with life threatening illnesses. The sixth annual Waterways Walk will take place on Sunday 2nd August, and will include a choice of two distances. The 11 mile route… Read more »

Toe-tapping fun at barn dance

Toe-tappers at a traditional barn dance in Peopleton have raised over £5,500 profit for St Richard’s Hospice (on Saturday 13th June). The event, which was organised by kind permission of Sue and Paul Dunne at Old Pound Farm, Peopleton near Pershore, was held in the farm’s barn. Around 200 guests quickly filled the dance floor… Read more »

Worcestershire Way Walk photos

  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

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

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

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 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 »