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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 »

Pub team raises £7K for hospice

Staff and punters of a city pub have raised more than £7,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Plumbers Arms, in Wyld’s Lane, presented a cheque for £7,183 to the hospice, which cares for adults with serious, progressive illnesses. The sum was raised over 14 months, through a variety of events including a quiz, tombola, charity… Read more »

Hospice launches new lottery

A hospice has launched its new lottery – offering players the chance to win up to £25,000 each week. The St Richard’s Hospice Lottery was launched on Wednesday, July 3 at Primo Bar in Worcester and in its first week has seen almost 150 people sign-up to play. The online-only subscription lottery costs from £1… Read more »

St Richard’s Hospice calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s community fund

St Richard’s Hospice is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant initiative. To celebrate Tesco’s Centenary, the supermarket has teamed up with Groundwork to deliver a special voting round of its community funding scheme which will see grants of £25,000, £15,000 and £10,000 awarded to community projects…. Read more »

Hospice hopes Donor Tree will flourish

A beautiful, sculpted tree with bronze, silver and gold-effect leaves now takes pride of place in the recently-renovated reception of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The Donor Tree – which has 456 elegant leaves – grew before the eyes of patients, staff, volunteers and visitors as it was installed in just one day (Friday 3rd… Read more »

Meet our ‘convicts’ for Jail and Bail

We are looking forward to our first Jail and Bail fundraising challenge at Worcester’s Guildhall on Friday, 10th May. Managers from across the county have been nominated by their long-suffering colleagues for various (entirely fictitious) workplace crimes and will soon be chained up as punishment. On the day, each boss will be ‘taken into custody’… Read more »