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Sale of art held in recognition of hospice care

Mary Jenkins and Roland Allcock

An art exhibition and sale has raised over £2,000 in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The exhibition of paintings by local artist Niki Alcock was organised by her husband Roland Alcock as part of her funeral last month.  Some of Mrs Alcock’s paintings were offered to friends and family, raising £2070 in donations for St… Read more »

Worcester Festival firework finale supports hospice

Fireworks courtesy of Andrew Kelsall

A spectacular firework display will form the finale of this year’s Worcester Festival with collections in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. This year’s Worcester Festival, which has offered a wide range of music and arts activities over the last two weeks, will conclude this weekend with a firework spectacular on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August…. Read more »

Take time this September to write your Will

Write a Will Tim Bishop, Laura Redding, Rachel Jones, Amanda Smith

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to write their Wills with a campaign launched by St Richard’s Hospice. During September, the Worcester hospice will be running its annual Write a Will month. Participating solicitors across the county will offer local people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £90, or £140 for a double Will,… Read more »

Show vegetables donated to hospice

Worcester Show Allotment Forum veg donation

Prize vegetables shown at the Worcester Show have been transformed into delicious meals for patients at St Richard’s Hospice. Members of the Worcester Allotment Forum displayed some of their finest produce in their ‘Vegetable Garden’ stand at the Worcester Show in Ghulevelt Park on Sunday 16th August. The group decided to donate the vegetables to… Read more »

Bankers get muddy to raise thousands for hospice

Natwest Mud Runner cheque presentation

Colleagues from NatWest demonstrated their team spirit when they took part in an endurance race, raising over £4,200 to help St Richard’s Hospice provide compassionate care to patients with live-threatening illnesses and support their families. The group of 12 colleagues needed all of their team spirit when they lined up for the Mud Runner challenge… Read more »

Musical evening supports hospice care

L-R Denise Deacon (Proprietor), Charlie Prior, Jenny asham (Midlands Air Ambulance) Kim & Paul Mclouglin, Dianne Gardener and Charlie Homer  (2)

A Motown night held at Bengeworth Club, Evesham, has raised £750 to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their families. The evening, organised by Dianne Gardner, Paul and Kim Mcloughlin, was set up in memory of close friend Steve Metrovich who was cared for by the hospice. Guests enjoyed… Read more »

Take time this September to write your Will

Paytons Solicitors join Write a Will scheme

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to write their Wills with a campaign launched by St Richard’s Hospice. During September, the Worcester hospice will be running its annual Write a Will month. Participating solicitors across the county will offer local people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £90, or £140 for a double Will,… Read more »

Gardeners open their gardens to support hospice care

Bretforton Garden Club at St Richard's Hospice

Green fingered hospice supporters have raised £2000 to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses. An Open Gardens and Plant Sale organised by Bretforton Garden Club in May was attended by about 500 people, including visitors from as far afield as New Zealand.  A number of stunning gardens in the picturesque village… Read more »

Endurance cycle ride supports hospice care

Sub Studio Photography cycle to Paris

Two intrepid friends from Worcester are about to embark on a gruelling bike ride from Worcester to Paris in aid of St Richard’s hospice. Phil Kelly, who works as a chef on luxury yachts, has previously completed a long distance cycle ride, travelling from Land’s End to John O’Groats. He challenged David Lloyd-Rumens, owner of… Read more »

Hospice boosts fundraising expertise

Charlie Homer

St Richard’s Hospice has welcomed a new community fundraising specialist to support the charity’s work caring for people at the end of their lives. Following a number of changes within its fundraising team, Charlie Homer, former Mayor of Evesham, was recently welcomed into the hospice as its newest Community Fundraiser. Charlie has a wealth of… Read more »