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Giant inflatables offer chance to be a superhero

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St Richard’s Hospice is calling for local superheroes with a sense of adventure to take on a very special challenge in aid of hospice care. The local charity is inviting people to take part in a celebration event of fun inflatables and foam on Saturday 17th June to celebrate the heroes in their lives. The… Read more »

Hospice launches raffle to win a car

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Local residents can start the new year with a great prize – the chance to win a brand new car for just £2 in the St Richard’s Hospice raffle. Ticket sales from the raffle to win the car will help raise funds to help St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses… Read more »

Christmas trees recycled to support hospice care

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A team of volunteers helped hundreds of Worcestershire households with their post-festive clear up by collecting and recycling Christmas trees in the county to support local hospice care. In just three days (13th – 15th Jan) over 600 trees were picked up from households, offices and schools and the initiative raised over £7,500 in donations…. Read more »

Make February the month to write your Will

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  A Worcester firm is encouraging people to set their financial and personal affairs in order at the start of the year by writing a Will. mfg Solicitors  in The Tything, Worcester, are offering a special value Will writing service in February with donations for Wills made to St Richard’s Hospice. A similar offer last… Read more »

Crowdfunder supports families at Christmas

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Christmas is such a special time of year; a time for sharing happy moments with family and friends, but families that have lost a loved one can find this a particularly lonely and isolating time. Will you donate to help us provide care and support to families at this difficult and emotional time, helping them… Read more »

Snowdrops for spring will brighten hospice days

Ombersley School pupils planting snowdrops

  Thousands of snowdrops will be bursting through the ground in Worcestershire schools next spring. St Richard’s Hospice Snowdrops in Worcestershire Appeal has seen pupils from ten schools plant over 9,000 bulbs and 3,000 plants and donate £2,600 towards the charity’s care. Over 1,800 children took the opportunity to plant the snowdrops which were all… Read more »

Lights shine in memory and celebration

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  Thousands of loved ones are being remembered and celebrated in this year’s St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love initiative across Worcestershire. Almost 3,000 names have been dedicated to loved ones with lights shining on the hospice Christmas tree in St Andrew’s Spire, Worcester. The dedicated names are also recorded on boards around the tree… Read more »

Let us recycle your Christmas tree

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Take the hassle out of your post-festive clear up and support St Richard’s Hospice at the same time in a special Christmas tree recycling scheme. St Richard’s Hospice is working in partnership with JustHelping to send out teams of volunteers who will be collecting trees around the county from 13th – 15th January. St Richard’s… Read more »

Welcome £8k boost for St Richard’s garden haven

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Worcestershire’s St Richard’s Hospice is delighted to announce it has bagged £8,000 from a Tesco funding scheme. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch the second round of its Bags of Help funding initiative, which sees grants raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local outdoor community projects. Work can now start… Read more »

Group donate friendship quilt in aid of hospice

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A craft group from Evesham have donated a spectacular friendship quilt to St Richard’s Hospice to help raise funds for the local charity. The handmade double-sized quilt was created by the Littleton Thursday Craft Club before being machine quilted by Quilters’ Corner in Evesham. The hospice hopes to raise as much money as possible from… Read more »