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Patient’s Rock Gig

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A St Richard’s Hospice patient shared his love of all thinks rock ‘n roll to raise funds for the charity supporting him through his illness. Chris Lynch, from Claines, near Worcester, organised the gig which featured six bands and three djs at Worcester auto club in Perdiswell. The gig was a huge success, raising over… Read more »

Newly-weds Celebrate & Remember

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Newlyweds Becky and Ben Kings were given a surprise by family and guests as a special way to remember the couple’s loved ones who couldn’t be with them. The pair, who are living in Warndon Villages, Worcester, tied the knot at St Peter’s Church, Pirton which was followed by the reception at the Wood Norton… Read more »

Droitwich Anglers Hold Memorial Contest

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Droitwich Spa Angling Club held a memorial angling competition in September on the recently restored Droitwich Canal to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. The competition, which has become an annual event, was held in memory of Ted Gibbs, a long term member of the club and popular local angler. On the day, 45 anglers… Read more »

Big Band Celebration

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A special ‘Big Band’ event on Saturday, 18th October, featuring the unique sound of the West Midland Light Orchestra, has raised over £2,200 for St Richard’s Hospice. More than 170 local music lovers enjoyed a toe tapping evening of song and dance at a special charity concert hosted by the Bank House Hotel, Bransford. The… Read more »

Worcester University Charity of the Year

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Staff and students at the University of Worcester have raised more than £10,500 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Hospice was selected as the University’s Charity of the Year for the 2013/14 academic year during which a number of events took place, including raffles, a quiz night and collections tins placed around the University’s campuses. More… Read more »

Marathon Run in Memory of Dad

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A Stourport student plans to run the Droitwich Half Marathon and raise money for St Richard’s Hospice, in memory of his dad. Alex Yarnold, aged 17 from Worcester, who attends Stourport Sixth Form, took up running earlier this year as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award. He decided he wanted to run the Droitwich… Read more »

Hospice Benefits From Harry’s Legacy

St Richard’s Hospice has benefitted from the generous legacy of a young Midlands boy and his Help Harry Help Others charity. Help Harry Help Others (HHHO) was set up in memory of Harry Moseley who started a campaign to find a cure for brain cancer and to help families who are affected by cancer as… Read more »

Nostalgic Quiz Raises Funds for Hospice

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Teams from local businesses competed in a ‘Back in the Day’ Retro 80s charity quiz and raised £1,000 for two local charities. Business owners Julia Williams, of Premier Places, and Sarah Mayo-Evans, of Peach Recruitment, organised the ‘Back in the Day’ quiz, to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice and Worcester Rowing Club. The event… Read more »

St. Richard’s Guests Travel Back in Time

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Malvern residents were among 160 people who enjoyed travelling back in time to the decadent days of the 1930s on a special luxury train journey to Bath organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The exclusive Northern Belle train, making its first stop of the day at Great Malvern Station, was chartered on Saturday 20th September as… Read more »

Firm Celebrates Growth with Hospice Fundraiser

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A Worcestershire forklift truck firm has raised £1,500 for St Richard’s Hospice to celebrate 40 years in business. MSM was also marking a relocation move from their base in Malvern to larger premises in Buckholt Drive, Worcester. The firm held two open days at the end of last month for customers, suppliers and staff to… Read more »