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How writing your Will could help the hospice


A month-long Will writing campaign led by St Richard’s Hospice is set to return this September. During the hospice’s Write a Will Month campaign, a trio of Worcestershire solicitors’ firms will offer people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £95, or a double Will for £150 – with 100 per cent of the… Read more »

Safari park gets on board with Worcester Stands Tall

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Inquisitive giraffes looked on with interest as sculptures of their long-necked relations visited West Midland Safari Park. The unusual spectacle was part of celebrations marking the leading tourist attraction’s involvement as Education Partner in an exciting public art exhibition coming to Worcester. The exhibition – titled Worcester Stands Tall – will see a trail of… Read more »

Determined daughter takes on 21-mile challenge

Louise Riccardi and brother Ian Cottrill

A determined daughter has set herself a tough challenge to mark a milestone birthday while raising money in memory of her mum. Louise Riccardi, who lives in Droitwich, is preparing to take on the 21-mile St Richard’s Hospice Waterways Walk on Sunday 6th August. The 49-year-old decided to take on the trek to celebrate her… Read more »

Big name brand signs up to support major art trail

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A major company has announced its support of an exciting new art event set to take Worcester by storm in summer 2018. Worcester, Bosch Group is the latest sponsor to reveal its involvement with Worcester Stands Tall – a project which will see at least 25 decorated giraffe sculptures form an eye-catching art trail through… Read more »

Football match to raise funds for hospice

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Supermarket staff will swap the checkouts for the football pitch at a long running charity match in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Rival teams from Evesham Morrisons and Tesco will go head-to-head in the Annual Retail Challenge Cup – which is this year celebrating its 20th anniversary. The much-anticipated match will take place at Evesham… Read more »

Time to tee off for hospice care


Polish up your golf clubs and get ready to tee off at a popular annual event in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. This year’s St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day is set to take place at Droitwich Golf Club on Wednesday 6th September. More than 20 teams took part in the fun event last year, raising… Read more »

Team prepare to stride out in support of hospice

Ian Miles, group estate and development manager, Toni Hodges-Moore, assistant manager, Kelly Johns, Fundraiser at St Richard’s, and Ryan Kemili, business manager

A Worcestershire business team will be striding out along the county’s waterways to raise funds for local hospice care. A team from Stock N Lock Self Storage, Worcester, are taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice 21 mile Waterways Walk on Sunday 6th August. Each year Stock N Lock focus on fundraising for a charity… Read more »

Reach your peak – take on Snowdon by night!


St Richard’s Hospice is calling for all adventurers to join a memorable challenge this September, to help raise funds for hospice care. Snowdon by Night is a chance for groups of 8 to 12 to trek Mount Snowdon overnight, reaching the summit in time for sunrise. The 15-mile trek will take place on Friday 8th… Read more »

Woo Fest hits high note with £10,000 donation

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A popular music festival in Worcestershire has raised over £10,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. Woo Fest returned to The Drum and Monkey pub, near Upton-upon-Severn, for the third year running on Saturday 8 July. This year the festival raised £10,008, a staggering 21% increase on the amount they raised last year. Over 450 festival goers… Read more »

Rider times: Cyclists saddle up for St Richard’s

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Hundreds of riders saddled up and used pedal power to raise more than £15,000 for St Richard’s Hospice at a popular cycling event. Early on Sunday 2nd July, 275 cyclists assembled at the Worcester-based hospice for the St Richard’s Bikeathon. Participants set off on either a 16-mile, 45-mile or 64-mile route through the picturesque, sun-drenched… Read more »