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Donation is ‘icing on the cake’ for hospice

Festive cakes in the form of trains, letterboxes, cartoon characters and more have been donated to help a hospice raise funds for its care. St Richard’s Hospice received 29 decorated Christmas cakes made by the Wychavon branch of the British Sugarcraft Guild, which meets in Droitwich. Each intricately crafted cake will be auctioned, raffled or… Read more »

Christmas tree to sparkle for St Richard’s

More than 1,000 twinkling lights will illuminate a giant Christmas tree to help raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Standing well over 50ft high, the tree can be found in the front garden of Inkberrow residents Avril and Christopher Rowlands – and will be switched on this Sunday, December 1. The whole community is invited… Read more »

Thousands of names dedicated in Lights of Love

Hundreds of twinkling lights will be lit in memory and celebration of loved ones at Worcester Cathedral this Friday (22nd November) There will be two St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services at Worcester Cathedral on Friday 22nd November at 2.30pm and 7pm.  Pupils from King’s Hawford will sing at the afternoon service, with those… Read more »

Dedicate a light in memory of loved ones

Hundreds of twinkling lights will be lit in memory and celebration of loved ones at a range of moving hospice services this winter. In the weeks leading to Christmas, there will be six St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services or events – offering the community a place to remember and celebrate the lives of… Read more »

Hospice ‘thrilled’ as festival raises £2K for care

A HOSPICE has thanked the team behind Worcester Festival for raising more than £2,000 for its care with this year’s 17-day extravaganza. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, received £2,144 raised at collections and events during the city-wide festival in August. Tricia Cavell, Fundraising Director at St Richard’s, said: “We were thrilled to… Read more »

Football match raises thousands for hospice

Supermarket staff took to the football pitch for a long-running charity match in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Rival teams from Evesham Morrisons and Tesco went head-to-head in the Annual Retail Challenge Cup – which has been held for 22 years. The match took place at Evesham United Football Club on Sunday, August 4 and… Read more »

Dragonflies make vibrant Celebration Garden display

A stunning flight of dragonflies created a memorable celebration garden in Worcester which will be on display for the next two weeks. St Richard’s Hospice planted over a thousand, hand-crafted dragonflies on the lawns around the base of St Andrew’s Spire in the city on Saturday, 10th August. The unique dragonfly display follows the success… Read more »

How writing your Will could help hospice

A hospice has joined forces with four solicitors’ firms to run a month-long Will writing campaign this September. During the St Richard’s Hospice Write a Will Month, the Worcestershire firms will offer residents the chance to write a single Will for £95 or a double Will for £150 – with 100 per cent donated to… Read more »

Hospice celebrates first lottery winner

A hospice is celebrating the first person to win a prize in its recently-launched fundraising lottery. Elaine King, who lives in Tenbury Wells, won £100 in the St Richard’s Hospice Lottery in her first week of playing. “I couldn’t believe it,” said Mrs King, whose husband was cared for by the Worcester-based charity. “It made… Read more »

Dragonflies will create vibrant display

A stunning flight of dragonflies will create a memorable celebration garden in Worcester next month. Worcestershire’s St Richard’s Hospice will plant over a thousand, hand-crafted dragonflies on the lawns around the base of St Andrew’s Spire in the city this August. The unique dragonfly display follows the success of the charity’s previous Celebration Garden of… Read more »