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Exercise boost for hospice patients

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice will benefit from specialist gym equipment – thanks to a donation from the Nationwide Foundation. The Foundation donated £4,800 for the Worcester-based hospice to buy an exercise treadmill. The specialist equipment will be installed in the new exercise studio which is being built as part of the St Richard’s Build… Read more »

Musical evening raises thousands for hospice

An evening of cello music raised £3,000 to support the care provided by a Worcester hospice. More than 50 guests attended the event, held at Birtsmorton Court in Malvern, which featured music performed by Cellissimo – a quartet formed in 2016. The money was raised to support St Richard’s Hospice’s care to patients with life-limiting… Read more »

Scenic Six results

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Scenic Six at Peopleton on Sunday, 22nd April. scenic six results 2018  View photos of the event by Tom Marshall  

Men’s group has funding boost from Willis Trust

A men’s patient group at St Richard’s Hospice has been boosted by a £2,000 donation from a Worcestershire Trust. The Henry & James Willis Trust made the grant for the Men’s Space group which offers those under the care of the hospice the opportunity to take time out, go on visits, listen to guest speakers… Read more »

Antiques expert helps raise hospice cash

Antiques expert and broadcaster Henry Sandon entertained 70 guests with a lively talk at a charity lunch held at Broadway Golf Club. The event was organised by St Richard’s Hospice patron, Sonia Woolven, and Barry Bovey of the Broadway hospice supporters group and was kindly sponsored by Broadway Financial planning. The lunch included a talk… Read more »

Decorate Easter bonnets for competition

Youngsters are being invited to get creative and decorate hats for an Easter bonnet competition supporting a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, is calling on schools to host fun parades showcasing the creative work of pupils – with Easter egg prizes up-for-grabs. Any school can take part by hosting a parade and… Read more »

Hospices lottery winner praises care

A Worcester man has scooped almost £3,000 on the Worcestershire Hospices roll-over lottery. Mr John Weston joined the Hospices Lottery as a member in 1999 soon after it was first set up to raise funds for local hospice care. It was not until his wife Jean was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2008 that… Read more »

Hundreds donated to hospice thanks to employees’ safety record

Employees at an industrial gas manufacturing company have chosen a Worcester hospice to receive hundreds of pounds. Air Products, based in Prescott Drive, Worcester, donated £850 to St Richard’s Hospice through a safety incentive scheme run by the company. Air Products’ employees that achieve an excellent performance record are awarded a sum of money that… Read more »