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Long-serving volunteer to receive medal

A dedicated volunteer who has spent almost four decades serving a local hospice, has been honoured with a prestigious award. Clare Norton, from St John’s in Worcester, has been nominated by St Richard’s Hospice to receive the accolade – which is titled Badge of the Order of Mercy – and will collect it at a… Read more »

Race the dragon for hospice

A team of Worcestershire netball players and their friends will be taking to the water later this summer in aid of a local hospice. Members of the Malvern-based Halo netball team will be taking part in Worcester’s annual charity dragon boat race event in order to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Organised by Worcester… Read more »

Local dealership supports hospice with car scheme

A Worcestershire car dealership has pledged to support a local hospice with donations. PJ Nicholls Ltd – which has dealerships in Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Tewkesbury – has announced it will support St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester by donating £100 from each new stock car sold. The firm decided to nominate the hospice as its… Read more »

Inspirational speaker lined-up for hospice event

A motivational speaker whose life was changed by the consequences of a single punch will appear at a hospice event. St Richard’s Hospice is holding a breakfast event at Sixways Stadium in Hindlip, near Worcester, on Friday, 29th June – featuring Jamie Denyer. After his beloved nephew was killed by just one punch in 2012,… Read more »

Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day

Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day A record amount of money was raised for a Worcester hospice, following an event that is widely acclaimed as one of the city’s most glamorous occasions. More than £27,000 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice at this month’s Ladies’ Day at Worcester Racecourse. The annual event saw hundreds… Read more »

Hospice care inspires partner’s walking challenge

The care of a Worcester woman’s partner has inspired her to raise money for the hospice who supported him 17 years ago. Sheena MacKenzie will take part in the Worcestershire Way Walk – named the best walk in the UK – next month in aid of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Ms MacKenzie will take… Read more »

Artist’s family organise exhibition for hospice

The family of a Droitwich artist is hoping to raise money for a local hospice at a special art exhibition to celebrate her work. Josie Holland was looked after by St Richard’s Hospice at Home team before she died last September aged 91. Mrs Holland – who lived in Droitwich for 18 years – was… Read more »

Raising the roof for hospice care

An all ladies a capella choir will be raising the roof for St Richard’s Hospice later this month. Evesham based Vale Connection will perform its Songs for Summer concert at Pershore Abbey on Saturday 16 June. The chorus decided to support the hospice following the death of one of its members, Kate Hickman, aged just… Read more »

Father and daughter team take up hospice bike challenge

A father and his 13 year old daughter are taking on a cycling challenge to raise funds for a local hospice. Andrew and Abigail Daniels, from Worcester, will saddle up on Sunday 1 July as part of St Richard’s Hospice annual Bikeathon event. The duo are aiming to raise £1000.  Contributions can be donated at… Read more »

Choir members in fine voice for hospice

A local choir will be performing in Droitwich Spa this summer in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The Rock Choir Worcestershire and Tewkesbury will be performing a 2 day concert involving 260 of its members. The shows – which will take place on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July – will feature a wide… Read more »