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Blue Sky Ball raises thousands

  A family from Battenhall, Worcester, have raised more than £20,000 for charity with a musical tribute to husband and father, Nigel Collinson. Mrs Tracey Collinson recently organised a fundraising Blue Sky Ball and released a cover single of Mr Blue Sky, all in memory of her late husband, Nigel, who was cared for by… Read more »

Country knees-up to support hospice

Fundraising team get ready for a Barn Dance

A traditional barn dance is to be held in Peopleton to support St Richard’s Hospice on Saturday 13th June. The event, which has been organised by kind permission of Sue and Paul Dunne at Old Pound Farm, Peopleton near Pershore, will be held in the farm’s barn. People are invited to join the evening of… Read more »

KissMay to support hospice care

Along with 30 other hospices across the country, St Richard’s Hospice will be taking part in Kiss-May, a new style of social media campaign to raise awareness and money for hospices. On 29th May, St Richard’s will be encouraging people across Worcestershire to take photographs of themselves wearing red lipstick. Participants are then asked to… Read more »

Ex-Services Club to boost funds

The Barbourne Ex-Services Club in Worcester is holding a bumper May Bank Holiday weekend of events. The weekend kicks off on Friday, 22nd May with a Charity Gig raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice, starting at 8.00pm featuring Steve Knight, Stuart Bishop, Angie and Sophie Field. Advance tickets are available at £4 or £5 on… Read more »

Cars for cash initiative supports hospice

Scrap car with Giveacar sign

Anyone who has a car they no longer need is being asked to consider donating it to St Richard’s Hospice. The Giveacar scheme will arrange to collect the car for free and will sell it at auction or for scrap, with the proceeds being donated to St Richard’s to help fund compassionate care for patients… Read more »

Business Patrons celebrate birthday

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

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

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 »