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Marathon Run in Memory of Dad

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

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

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

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 »

Clay Shooting Raises £50,000

A clay shoot held at the Bransford Manor home of estate agent Andrew Grant and his wife Bea has raised more than £50,000 for St Richard’s Hospice.   The event was organised by Mr Grant, a hospice patron and St Richard’s supporter Georgina Britten-Long of Wichenford. The shoot has been held six times and  has… Read more »

Racing Dinner to Welcome Top Jockey

Local residents are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at a special racing dinner with special guest Colin Brown, top jockey and racing personality. Colin Brown will join guests at the fundraising event at Worcester Racecourse on Thursday 9th October and will sharehis experiences, weighing room anecdotes and racing tips to help guests spot a winning… Read more »

Teams to Compete in 80’s Retro Quiz

Local businesses are being invited to put together a team of four colleagues, friends or family and take part in a ‘Back in the Day’ Retro 80s Quiz to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Business owners Julia Williams, of Premier Places, and Sarah Mayo-Evans, of Peach Recruitment, have organised the ‘Back in the Day’… Read more »

Call for Votes to Help Win £50,000

St Richard’s Hospice has been shortlisted by the national Great British Switch campaign as one of six local charities in with the chance of being awarded £50,000 this weekend, Friday 12th – Sunday 14th September. The Great British Switch campaign by is giving one local charity the reward as part of its work with… Read more »

Solicitor Strikes Lucky on Hospice Lottery

Soon-to-be retiring solicitor Peter Hill from Little Witley is celebrating after winning £3,000 on the hospices lottery. In a generous gesture of support for St Richard’s Hospice, he immediately donated £300 back to the charity. Mr Hill said, “It’s my first big win ever and the timing is marvellous. I am about to retire and… Read more »