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Help us care in uncertain times

An appeal from Dr Nicky Wilderspin, Medical Director at St Richard’s Hospice: As the Medical Director here at St Richard’s, I wanted to let you know how your hospice team is continuing to help patients and their loved ones across Worcestershire in these unprecedented times. And, I’d also like to ask you to consider supporting… Read more »

Bookshop set up on online marketplace

A new online store has been launched to sell rare, collectable and antique titles donated to a hospice bookshop. Since launching a shop on the online marketplace ABE Books, St Richard’s Hospice has sold titles to customers around the world – all from its store in Tewkesbury. The charity currently has more than 160 fiction… Read more »

Malvern strongwoman in bid to break world record

A Malvern woman will be hoping to smash a world record as she attempts to pull a car weighing the equivalent of a hippopotamus around a circuit constantly for 24 hours at the Three Counties Showground. Emma Chetwynd Jarvis will pull the 1.5-ton vehicle, which will also include a driver, using a body harness as… Read more »

Boy wears shorts for 365 days to support hospice

A 10-year-old schoolboy is swapping trousers for shorts in a year-long challenge to raise funds for the hospice which cared for his aunt. Liam Ingram, from Worcester, is over a month into the unusual challenge – and intends to wear shorts every day of the year, whatever the weather. The youngster is raising money for… Read more »

Generous birthday girl swaps gifts for donations

A kind-hearted youngster is asking for donations to the hospice which cared for her grandad – instead of birthday presents. Isobel Jacobse, who will turn 11 in February, has chosen to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice to celebrate her birthday – and remember her grandad. The 10-year-old’s grandad, Norman West from Upton-upon-Severn, had prostate… Read more »

Hospice launches Stage 2 of Build 2020 project

The second stage of major construction work to redevelop and build a bigger adult hospice for Worcester is now underway. Stage 2 of the St Richard’s Hospice Build 2020 project has begun, working with Malvern-based construction company, Speller Metcalfe. St Richard’s Chief Executive June Patel said, “We have recently completed Stage 1 of the building… Read more »

Golf club donates £4,000 to hospice

A county golf club has donated more than £4,000 to a hospice after taking on a year’s worth of fundraising activities. The ladies’ section of The Worcestershire Golf Club raised a total of £4,015 for St Richard’s Hospice during 2019, donating the sum just before Christmas. Fundraising activities included golfing competitions, lunches, collecting loose change,… Read more »

Success for hospice Christmas tree campaign

A campaign which saw volunteers recycle 2,040 Christmas trees has raised £33,659 for a hospice – doubling the total from its previous year. Households across the county registered their real trees to be collected, in return for a donation to support St Richard’s Hospice. More than 120 volunteers from 40 teams stepped out on Friday,… Read more »

Hospice Will writing scheme to return

A hospice has teamed up with two solicitors’ firms to provide a special Will writing scheme next month. Write a Will Month, led by St Richard’s Hospice, is set to return in February with Bradley Haynes Law, Worcester, and WLS Solicitors, Malvern. The scheme will see the participating solicitors offer a single Will for £95… Read more »