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Business Patrons celebrate birthday

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St Richard’s Hospice’s Business Patrons Group celebrated its second birthday this week at its latest meeting. Since its inception, the group of local business professionals has raised almost £34,000 to help the hospice continue to provide compassionate care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their loved ones. The aim of the Business Patrons is… Read more »

Ladies lunch supports hospice

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Supporters of St Richard’s Hospice enjoyed a fundraising lunch to help the hospice continue to provide compassionate care for people with life-threatening illnesses. On Wednesday 22nd April, around 30 ladies joined the hospice for a two course meal and raffle at Buckland Manor, in the Cotswolds, raising £900 towards the cost of patient care. Buckland… Read more »

Three Rushwickteers cycle to Paris

Nick Wild, Ade Platt and Martin Beale prepare for their long distance ride

Three cyclists from Rushwick will be taking on the ultimate personal challenge when they cycle from Worcester to Paris to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Nick Wild, who runs a local plastic packaging business; Martin Beale, a fitness instructor and Ade Platt, who runs a small local business, will start their epic ride on 13th… Read more »

Celebrity lunch supports hospice

Margaret Mountford and guests

Margaret Mountford, well known for her role in BBC’s The Apprentice, shared stories about her career and television appearances at a special lunch, raising over £6,500 for St Richard’s Hospice. The event, supported by St Richard’s Hospice’s business patrons, also included a fundraising auction hosted by Phillip Serrell, local auctioneer and TV personality from shows… Read more »

Sister’s Take on Rainbow Run in Mem of Stylish Mum

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Fond memories of their late mum’s enthusiasm for life have inspired two sisters to take on personal challenges in support of St Richard’s Hospice as a thank you for the charity’s care. Penny Goddard, 65, from Astley near Stourport, died from ovarian cancer on Christmas Day in the St Richard’s Hospice In-patient Unit. Just days… Read more »

Captains Work Together for Hospice

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A year of fundraising events at Droitwich Golf Club has raised over £8,000 for St Richard’s Hospice, the Joint Captains’ Charity for 2014. The club’s men, ladies and senior members held a series of fundraising events to raise money for the hospice, including raffles, jumble sales and bridge drives. More unusual fundraising activities included donations… Read more »

Birthday Donation in Memory of Mum

A young woman marked her 21st birthday with a donation to St Richard’s Hospice in memory of the charity’s care of her mum.   Danni Perrins, a care assistant from Bewdley, Worcestershire, asked guests to her 21st birthday party to donate in memory of her mum Nikki who had died at St Richard’s Hospice aged… Read more »

Show the Love for Hospice at Valentine’s Ball

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Love will be in the air at a special Valentines Ball next month which will be raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The Chairman of Worcestershire County Council, Pam Davey, and her consort Alan, will be hosting the event in the fairytale setting of Chateau Impney in Droitwich on Valentines Day, Saturday, 14th Feburary. Guests… Read more »

Lunch at the Lygon

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A fundraising lunch with a twist will be held at the Lygon Arms in Broadway next month, raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The lunch on Thursday, 19th February,  includes a two course meal with coffee and a scarf tying demonstration. Jane Brook and Sian Davies of House of Colour will be revealing stylish ways… Read more »

Couple Hold Special Retirement Party

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A Worcester man has retired in style by holding a fundraising party, raising over £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. Bob Pudge, from Warndon Villages, Worcester, had been thinking of retiring from the construction industry for a while, and decided that a party would seal the deal. Mr Pudge and his wife, Jane, thought that this… Read more »