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Scenic Six results

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Scenic Six at Peopleton on Sunday, 22nd April. scenic six results 2018  View photos of the event by Tom Marshall  

Men’s group has funding boost from Willis Trust

A men’s patient group at St Richard’s Hospice has been boosted by a £2,000 donation from a Worcestershire Trust. The Henry & James Willis Trust made the grant for the Men’s Space group which offers those under the care of the hospice the opportunity to take time out, go on visits, listen to guest speakers… Read more »

Antiques expert helps raise hospice cash

Antiques expert and broadcaster Henry Sandon entertained 70 guests with a lively talk at a charity lunch held at Broadway Golf Club. The event was organised by St Richard’s Hospice patron, Sonia Woolven, and Barry Bovey of the Broadway hospice supporters group and was kindly sponsored by Broadway Financial planning. The lunch included a talk… Read more »

Decorate Easter bonnets for competition

Youngsters are being invited to get creative and decorate hats for an Easter bonnet competition supporting a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, is calling on schools to host fun parades showcasing the creative work of pupils – with Easter egg prizes up-for-grabs. Any school can take part by hosting a parade and… Read more »

Hospices lottery winner praises care

A Worcester man has scooped almost £3,000 on the Worcestershire Hospices roll-over lottery. Mr John Weston joined the Hospices Lottery as a member in 1999 soon after it was first set up to raise funds for local hospice care. It was not until his wife Jean was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2008 that… Read more »

Hundreds donated to hospice thanks to employees’ safety record

Employees at an industrial gas manufacturing company have chosen a Worcester hospice to receive hundreds of pounds. Air Products, based in Prescott Drive, Worcester, donated £850 to St Richard’s Hospice through a safety incentive scheme run by the company. Air Products’ employees that achieve an excellent performance record are awarded a sum of money that… Read more »

Ball raises tremendous total for hospice

  Guests dressed to impress at a glittering masquerade ball which raised more than £7,500 for a Worcester hospice. The King’s Hawford Masquerade Ball, held at Stanbrook Abbey in Callow End, saw around 140 guests enjoy a glamorous evening – while helping to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The evening was hosted by King’s… Read more »

Hospice celebrates generous donation from Freemasons

  St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester has received a grant of £2,530 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Worcestershire Freemasons. The grant which was presented at the Worcestershire Installed Masters Lodge No 6889 comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation, and will be used to help the hospice care for patients with life-limiting illness and support… Read more »

Lantern walk shines bright

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

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 »