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Lantern walk shines bright

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Hundreds of people stepped out at dusk on the first St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk to raise funds for the charity’s care of patients and families. Two hundred and fifty walkers of all ages strolled the 1.5miles in the grounds of the National Trust Croome Park, illuminating the night sky with hand-held lanterns. St Richard’s… Read more »

Hospice launches £5,000 raffle

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A hospice has recently launched its Grand Raffle – boasting a top prize of £5,000. The St Richard’s Hospice Grand Raffle could see a supporter scoop the cash, having spent just £1 on a ticket. In the past, the raffle has raised thousands to support the hospice’s free care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses,… Read more »

Christmas tree recycling raises thousands

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After a fantastic few days more than 860 Christmas trees have been collected from homes across the county – raising a tremendous £10,000. From Friday, 12th January to Sunday, 14th January, teams of volunteers from a host of organisations were out collecting trees – before taking them to be recycled. We ran the campaign in partnership… Read more »

Auctioneer wins tough TV quiz for hospice

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A local auctioneer and antiques expert won Celebrity Mastermind to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Philip Serrell, who is a patron of St Richard’s, put his knowledge to the test in the tough gameshow, which was broadcast on BBC1 shortly after Christmas. The Bargain Hunt and Flog It! auctioneer won the highest… Read more »

Walker takes on trek for hospice

Margaret Kilner

Good luck to Margaret with the final leg of her epic trek around the Norfolk county boundary. So far, she has walked 256 miles in 12 days and is raising money for our care along the way. Margaret was partly inspired to do the walk in memory of her mum, who was cared for at… Read more »

Ed Sheeran donates signed guitar to hospice

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News update: We’re delighted to say our signed Ed Sheeran guitar has been auctioned to a local person for £4,500! The money will go towards supporting our free hospice care.  Thanks to Ed – and to everyone for bidding in the auction!     Superstar musician Ed Sheeran MBE has donated a signed guitar to help raise… Read more »

Hospice benefits from centenary grant

St Richard's Hospice 1917 Heritage Grant (small)

SPAR Retail and distribution company A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd has awarded St Richard’s Hospice a grant of £1,917 through its charitable trust, the Blakemore Foundation. The family owned company marked its centenary this year by launching a 1917 Heritage Grants Scheme to support local good causes across its trading area. The company accepted applications… Read more »

Tree recycling scheme takes hassle out of festive clear-up

Richard Curzon and Ed Whiteman, from the hospice’s Maintenance team, help recycle Christmas trees

St Richard’s Hospice has joined forces with businesses across the county to deliver its Christmas tree recycling campaign. The hospice – along with host of volunteers – is preparing to run its tree recycling scheme again early in the New Year. From Friday, 12th January to Sunday, 14th January, teams of volunteers from a host… Read more »