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Man takes on mammoth mountain challenge

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An ambitious son scaled 15 mountains in less than 20 hours to raise more than £1,000 for the hospice which cared for his mother. Darren Watkins, from Knightwick, near Malvern, completed the demanding Welsh 3,000 challenge last month in memory of Maureen Watkins, who died of cancer at St Richard’s Hospice in March. The challenge… Read more »

Hospices join forces for Big Get Together

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Hospices across Worcestershire have joined forces to host two sophisticated social events in support of a national charity campaign. St Richard’s Hospice, KEMP Hospice and Primrose Hospice have organised a corporate breakfast and lunch at the Chateau Impney, near Droitwich, during Hospice Care Week this October. Each event features a famous guest speaker and is… Read more »

Devoted daughter to walk Great Wall of China

Rebecca England

An adventurous paramedic is set to trek the Great Wall of China to raise funds for the hospice which cared for her mum. Rebecca England, from Worcester, will spend five days hiking along a section of the historic fortification this October and has already raised more than £2,200 for St Richard’s Hospice. The 29-year-old will… Read more »

Lucky hospice raffle winner drives away in new car

Steven Muir shakes hands with Steve Newman, Sales Manager at Edwards Motors, while Laura Gurney and Katherine Short, from Worcester Racecourse, stand with Charlie Homer, Fundraiser at St Richard’s

A lucky hospice supporter says he feels “elated” after winning a brand new car in a charity raffle. Steven Muir, aged 56, entered the popular St Richard’s Hospice car raffle in a bid to win a new Mazda 2. Thousands of raffle tickets, priced at just £2 each, were snapped up raising a tremendous £40,000… Read more »

Family set to scale three peaks for St Richard’s

The Bailey Family and Friends

A family of intrepid fundraisers is preparing to scale three of the country’s highest mountains in memory of a much-loved relative. Around 20 members of the Bailey family and close friends are taking on the Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Nat Bailey, from Evesham, who died in a car accident aged 19 last year…. Read more »

Dedicated fundraiser takes on canal trek for hospice

Bill Richardson, pictured on the Birmingham to Worcester walk

A dedicated supporter of St Richard’s Hospice has walked the Birmingham to Worcester canal path for the third time, in memory of his late wife. Bill Richardson, from St. Peters in Worcester, walked the 30-mile route on Saturday 8th July. The 68-year-old has undertaken the challenge three times to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice,… Read more »

Restaurant owner on board with Worcester Stands Tall

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A restaurant owner is celebrating after signing up to sponsor a giraffe sculpture as part of an exciting public art trail. Frankie Tsang, who owns the New Four Seasons Restaurant and Takeaway in Powick, near Worcester, has sponsored a majestic, 2.5-metre sculpture for Worcester Stands Tall – a Wild in Art trail brought to the… Read more »

London to Paris cycle challenge in memory of loved one

London to Paris Thomas family Philip (Phil) Thomas, Juliet Thomas, Paul Thomas and Oliver (Oli) Thomas

  Dedicated supporters of St Richard’s are strapping on their cycle helmets to raise money for hospice care. The Thomas family are taking part in a London to Paris Bike Ride starting this week, in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The Worcestershire hospice cared for Paul and Philip Thomas’ mother, Pat Thomas, who lived in… Read more »

Ducks make a splash for hospice

Clare Harris from Puddle Ducks with Jayne Sargeant of St Richard's

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to take part in a spot of ducking and diving this summer. St Richard’s Hospice has announced details of its annual duck race which will take place on Saturday 12 August. The event, which is in association with Worcester Festival and sponsored by Puddle Ducks, will start at 2pm from… Read more »

Students celebrate 10th anniversary supporting hospice campaign

RGS Pupils - Flourishing Fivers Campaign

Pupils from a Worcestershire school are celebrating 10 years of raising funds for a local charity. The Royal Grammar School in Worcester has raised a staggering £34,716.40 since 2007 for St Richard’s Hospice, supporting its Flourishing Fivers campaign. The Flourishing Fivers initiative – which was launched in 2005– encourages pupils to become entrepreneurs and turn… Read more »