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Fashionistas flock to enjoy fantastic Ladies’ Day

Jayne Sargeant, Alice Brunt, Tricia Cavell, Alison Parkes, Kelly Johns, from St Richard's. Pic by Jeremy Phillips.

Well-dressed guests flocked in their hundreds and enjoyed a fantastic day at the races – while helping raise nearly £25,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. A sun-drenched Worcester Racecourse bloomed with colourful dresses and eye-catching hats for the annual CrownGate Ladies’ Day on Saturday 3 June. St Richard’s Hospice hosted a marquee which was packed with… Read more »

Superheroes team up for hospice

Fortis Living team

Move over Batman! A team of intrepid crusaders are on a mission to develop amazing powers during a first-of-its-kind event. 12 employees from county-wide Fortis Living will be revealing their inner superpowers at the aptly named Superhero Challenge on Saturday 17 June. The colleagues are coming together from all areas of the company, from Grounds… Read more »

Relay race raises hundreds for hospice

Go Dad Run Relay - Credit Les Hurley 01

Big blue pants were exchanged in rapid fashion as fundraising relay runners rushed to the finish line at Worcester Racecourse. The Go Dad Run Big Blue Pants Relay, held on Friday 26 May, saw teams of competitors run down the racecourse’s final furlong – swapping their novelty Y-fronts over their shorts as they went. After… Read more »

Chamber team to become superheroes for St Richard’s

Front row (L-R) Yasmin Bent, Tanya Cunningham, Sophia Haywood, Jennifer Madzarevic, Back row (L-R) Olivia Williams, Rachel Gent

Intrepid colleagues are swapping their work-wear for capes as they prepare to take on the St Richard’s Hospice Superhero Challenge. The nine-strong team from the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the challenge on Saturday 17 June at the University of Worcester Lakeside Campus in Holt, near Worcester. Alongside many others,… Read more »

Nurses in superhero challenge

Superhero Nurses

A team of plucky nurses are set to take on a challenge with a difference. Seven nurses from the In-patient Unit – as well as the IPU Co-ordinator – at St Richard’s Hospice will be donning their supersonic costumes for the hospice’s Superhero Challenge next month. Aiming to raise more than £500 for the hospice,… Read more »

Family of ‘Incredibles’ to take on Superhero Challenge

Matthew, Mark, Alice, Lesley and Emily Cornish Selfie Cropped

A family of fearless fundraisers are preparing to become superheroes for the day in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Lesley Cornish, her husband Mark, and children Alice, Emily and Matthew, will take on St Richard’s Superhero Challenge in Holt, near Worcester, on Saturday, June 17. They will navigate the giant, inflatable obstacle course, complete with… Read more »

Walkers step out to raise money for hospice care

David Craig, Charlie Russell-Pavier, Betsy Brua, Pete Mathers, Louise Russell-Pavier

Wet weather did not dampen the spirits of more than 500 walkers who stepped out across the Malvern Hills in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Groups of friends, colleagues, school children and families pulled on their walking boots for the annual St Richard’s Malvern Hills Walk on Saturday, May 20. Among the intrepid walkers was… Read more »

Tee off teams support hospice care

John Hyde (Santander), Adrian Stride, Neil Anderson, Allan Burry, Kevin Stride, Anne-Marie Stride (Santander)- sponsors with their team before teeing off at the first.

Thirteen teams of golfers joined St Richard’s Hospice on the fairway for a fundraising golf day. The event – which was held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern for the second year running on Friday 28 April – raised more than £4000. Participants arrived at 11.00am for the varied and, at times, challenging 18… Read more »