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Gardeners open their gardens to support hospice care

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

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

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 »

Family and business fundraise in memory

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

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

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

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 »