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London to Paris cycle challenge in memory of loved one

  Dedicated supporters of St Richard’s are strapping on their cycle helmets to raise money for hospice care. The Thomas family are taking part in a London to Paris Bike Ride starting this week, in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The Worcestershire hospice cared for Paul and Philip Thomas’ mother, Pat Thomas, who lived in… Read more »

Ducks make a splash for hospice

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to take part in a spot of ducking and diving this summer. St Richard’s Hospice has announced details of its annual duck race which will take place on Saturday 12 August. The event, which is in association with Worcester Festival and sponsored by Puddle Ducks, will start at 2pm from… Read more »

Students celebrate 10th anniversary supporting hospice campaign

Pupils from a Worcestershire school are celebrating 10 years of raising funds for a local charity. The Royal Grammar School in Worcester has raised a staggering £34,716.40 since 2007 for St Richard’s Hospice, supporting its Flourishing Fivers campaign. The Flourishing Fivers initiative – which was launched in 2005– encourages pupils to become entrepreneurs and turn… Read more »

Daughter prepares for Three Peaks Challenge

A dedicated daughter is set to scale three mountains in 24 hours to raise money for the hospice which cared for her dad. Kirsty Griffin, from Harvington near Evesham, is preparing for the Three Peaks Challenge which will see her climb the three highest mountains in England, Wales and Scotland to raise money for St… Read more »

Woo Fest returns to wow the crowds

One of Worcestershire’s most popular music festivals is returning to the county this summer. Woo Fest – which raises money for St Richard’s Hospice – will be held on Saturday 8 July at The Drum and Monkey near Upton-upon-Severn and is suitable for all ages. Now in its third year, the festival aims to be… Read more »

Online auction countdown for top TV dates

Bids are being invited for a special auction to win tickets for two very British comedies. Tickets for the BBC’s Graham Norton Show and Sky’s A League of Their Own will be available until Tuesday 30 May at 23.59. Organisers at St Richard’s Hospice are running the online auction at http://www.jumblebee.co.uk/vipthejump. All proceeds from the… Read more »

Local boy makes a splash for hospice

A Worcester schoolboy kept his head above water in a recent challenge for a local charity. Jay Ingram, aged 9 and from Perdiswell, undertook a sponsored swim, raising more than £1000 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Perdiswell Primary School pupil took on the challenge – supported by more than 20 family and friends – on… Read more »

Spectacular summer garden opening for charity

Residents of the charming chocolate-box village of Wichenford in Worcestershire are all set to open their garden gates to visitors this June. Thousands of visitors flock to the village on the weekend of its biennial fundraiser, this year organised for Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June.  The popular event has donated more than £100,000 to… Read more »