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Get on your bike for hospice care

Cyclists are being invited to saddle-up for a fundraising challenge in support of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is holding its Bikeathon event on Sunday, July 1 – challenging participants to take on a scenic 16, 45 or 64-mile sportive route. Each route starts and finishes at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, while… Read more »

Join us for our 80s Messy Madness event!

A fun-filled day of bubbles, foam, gunge and fantastic colours will await participants in this summer’s first 80s Messy Madness event in Droitwich. The frothy family fun event on Saturday, August 4 will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice’s care of patients and their loved ones in the county. Participants are being asked to dress… Read more »

Stride out on the hills for charity walk

Families and friends are being invited to stride out over the Malvern Hills for a fundraising walk in aid of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice is hosting its Malvern Hills Walk once again on Saturday, 19th May – with a two, five or 11-mile route available. The walk is one of the most popular events… Read more »

Intrepid team walk to Italy for hospice

A dedicated team of colleagues raised more than £2,000 for a hospice after walking to Italy on a treadmill. Staff from ACMI UK, based in Broomhall Lane, Worcester, completed the sponsored 1,663-kilometre walk to the company’s head office in Parma over nine months. A total of £2,550 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice, while the… Read more »

Enjoy scenic countryside run for hospice

Runners can sign-up for an annual run through fields and open countryside around a village in aid of hospice care. The Scenic Six, run by St Richard’s Hospice, takes place at 11am on Sunday, April 22 in and around Peopleton, near Pershore. The event is named after the course – which is a six mile… Read more »

Cheltenham Preview Evening coming up

Top jockeys and trainers are set to give tips and predictions at a preview event in aid of hospice care – ahead of a prestigious race week. The St Richard’s Hospice Cheltenham Races Preview Evening is taking place at The Wood Norton, near Evesham, on Tuesday, March 6th – a week before the Cheltenham Festival… Read more »

Tee off for hospice care

A hospice is inviting guests to join them on the fairway for a fundraising day of golf. The St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day, held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern, will take place on Friday, 27th April. Now in its third year, the event will see teams play 18 holes of golf before enjoying… Read more »

Family joins Lantern Walk in memory of loved one

A Droitwich family will take part in a hospice’s lantern-lit walk through parkland at Croome in memory of a relative close to their hearts. Melissa Parkinson signed up for the St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk to raise money in memory of her grandmother Jane Howitt, who was cared for by the hospice. The 41-year-old will… Read more »

Brave fundraisers take on Santa skydive

A daring group of festive fundraisers soared to dizzying heights for a Santa skydive – raising thousands of pounds for hospice care. The Santa Skydive took place in December at Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfield in Northamptonshire and was in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Among the eight Santas braving the 10,000ft jump was 84-year-old Val Baylis from… Read more »

Man to run 50 half-marathons for hospice

An ambitious dad has challenged himself to run 50 half-marathons in a year to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife. Mark Henderson, aged 50, will run more than 650 miles in half-marathons before his birthday in November 2018 – and is hoping to raise £10,000 for three charities including St Richard’s… Read more »