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Team takes on tough challenge for hospice

A team of fierce fundraisers took on a tough 10k run through mud, lakes and woodland – all in support of hospice care. The 26-strong team from OGL Computer, based in Stourport and Kidderminster, completed the Wolf Run challenge and raised more than £4,600 for St Richard’s Hospice. Each team member tackled a series of… Read more »

How writing your Will could help the hospice

A month-long Will writing campaign led by St Richard’s Hospice is set to return this September. During the hospice’s Write a Will Month campaign, a trio of Worcestershire solicitors’ firms will offer people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £95, or a double Will for £150 – with 100 per cent of the… Read more »

On the hunt for knitted giraffes

Update: Thank you to everyone who donated knitted giraffes during the project. As Worcester Stands Tall has now ended, we no longer need giraffe items. Organisers of the city’s forthcoming giraffe trail are calling upon enthusiastic knitters and stitchers to start casting on for a summer knit along. Worcester Stands Tall, A Wild in Art… Read more »

Cycling in memory of mum

A 20 year old student from Redditch will be taking part in a cycling challenge in memory of her best friend’s Mum. Olivia Salkeld will be cycling 45 miles in order to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice, who looked after Helen Deaves (pictured) before she died in December 2015, at just 37 years old…. Read more »

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