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Family and business fundraise in memory

Paul Featherstone of JS Wright sponge in stocks

The life of an Evesham mother of six has been celebrated with fundraising for St Richard’s Hospice, the charity which helped care for her at the end of her life. Mrs Christina Swann, 80, was cared for in the St Richard’s In-patient Unit at Wildwood Drive, Worcester for two weeks before she died last summer…. Read more »

New charity music festival success

Luke Simons and sister Ria at Woo Fest

A new music festival, Woo Fest, held last week in aid of St Richard’s Hospice, proved a huge success raising over £6,000 to help the hospice continue its work supporting patients with life threatening illnesses. The festival was held on Saturday 4th July at The Drum and Monkey, near Upton-upon-Severn. Over 370 people enjoyed a… Read more »

Cyclists raise thousands on epic ride

Toby Fellows with Jodi Brandwood of St Richard's Hospice

A 100 cyclists have raised thousands of pounds for St Richard’s Hospice in a sponsored epic bike ride. Toby Fellows, a surveyor in Birmingham, organised the 100 mile cycle challenge from his former school, The King’s School, Worcester to Aberdovey in Wales. The cyclists ranged in age up to 70 years old and included a… Read more »

Car Wash in aid of hospice

Avril Gibbons, Andrew Phillips Charity Car Wash

Andrew Phillips Funeral Services in Malvern Wells will be holding a fundraising car washing service on Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Car owners are invited to come along to their offices in Wells Road, Malvern, between 11:00am and 4:00pm and get their car washed and waxed by… Read more »

Dedicated supporters cycle canal

Bill Richardson cycles Bham-Worc canal

A longtime supporter of St Richard’s Hospice has cycled the length of the Birmingham to Worcester canal in memory of his late wife who was cared for by the charity. On Saturday 27th June Bill Richardson, aged 66 from St.Peters, Worcester, cycled the 30 mile canal towpath from its start in Birmingham to Worcester to… Read more »

Eye-catching outfits for Ladies’ Day

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A record crowd to Worcester Races Ladies’ Day helped boost fundraising for St Richard’s Hospice by £12,000. The glamorous event saw hospice guests pack into a marquee alongside the course and paddock. An auction, course-wide raffle, gate collection and marquee tickets all boosted the profit raised to £12,000 for the hospice care of patients, families… Read more »

Colourful cake concoction

cakes sale

Kind-hearted youngsters and their parents from Droitwich busily baked and sold cakes to friends and neighbours, raising £184.65 for St Richard’s Hospice. Six youngsters: Carenza Dunn, aged 13 and Emily Moss, 14 who attend Droitwich Spa High School; Ellie Hyde and Erin Moss, both aged 8 and pupils of St Peter’s C of E School,… Read more »

Colleagues take on muddy challenge

Atkins Mud Runner team

A group of seven colleagues will need all of their team spirit when they line up for the Mud Runner challenge on Sunday 28th June in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The colleagues, who all work at Atkins in Worcester, will take on the Oblivion Mud Runner challenge at Eastnor Castle. They will need to… Read more »

Five ride iconic route for hospice

Lands End to John OGroats bike ride

Five intrepid motorcyclists are preparing to ride from Lands End to John O’Groats non-stop, all in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. On 4th June, the five bikers will ride the 850 miles from the most southerly tip of mainland UK to the most northerly in one go. The team will be undertaking the challenge in… Read more »