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Dying Matters Week 2018

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018 will run from 14 – 20 May and aims to place the importance of talking about death, dying and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. St Richard’s Hospice has a variety of activities planned throughout the Awareness Week to encourage our local community to talk and think about death, dying… Read more »

New hospice shop set to open this weekend

A hospice is set to throw open the doors to its new vintage and designer dress agency in Bromsgrove. St Richard’s Hospice will officially open its new Mill Lane-based shop, named Déjà Vu, at 10am on Saturday, 24th February. The shop is a dress agency which gives customers the chance to sell their designer items… Read more »

Youngster thrilled with Ed Sheeran guitar gift

A budding young musician was thrilled to receive a guitar signed by superstar singer Ed Sheeran – which his dad won in a hospice auction. Keith, from Worcester, decided to support St Richard’s Hospice by bidding in its online auction and gave his 12-year-old son, Adam, the guitar as a surprise on Christmas Day. His… Read more »

Find designer brands at new hospice shop

St Richard’s Hospice is excited to announce it is opening a new shop in Bromsgrove this February – boasting an array of high-end and vintage fashion. The shop, called Déjà Vu, is a dress agency which gives customers the chance to sell their designer items and receive a percentage back – while supporting the Worcester-based… Read more »

Christmas comes to St Richard’s Hospice

The festive decorations are up and St Richard’s Hospice has been filled with yuletide cheer for Christmas. The award-winning Webbs Garden Centres has donated four real trees to deck the In-patient Unit and reception at the hospice in Wildwood Drive. Staff and volunteers set straight to decorating the trees when they arrived, giving the hospice… Read more »

Hospice unveils new Kidderminster store

Keen customers were clamouring to shop in the new St Richard’s Hospice charity store which was unveiled in Kidderminster on Saturday (4th Nov). The newly refurbished shop at 17/18 High Street was opened by 14-year-old Molly Phillips in memory of her grandfather Derek Fradgley, who was cared for by St Richard’s before he died this… Read more »

Shopping centre on board with Worcester Stands Tall

Giraffe calves decorated by school students will greet visitors to a Worcester shopping centre next summer. Crowngate Shopping Centre is a leading partner in the Worcester Stands Tall art trail – a project set to bring giraffe sculptures large and small to the city for 10 weeks in summer 2018. Artists are already submitting designs… Read more »

Celebrating Hospice Care Week

A host of activities have been prepared by a Worcester charity for a campaign championing the heroes of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Wildwood Drive, will join forces with up to 200 other hospices across the UK for Hospice Care Week – which runs from Monday, 9th October to Sunday, 15th October. The… Read more »

Visitors invited to free hospice open afternoon

Members of the community are being invited to a free open afternoon at St Richard’s Hospice. Everyone is welcome to attend the event from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday 15th October at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester. Visitors can meet hospice staff, take a tour and find out more about St Richard’s free support… Read more »

Chance to volunteer at new hospice shop

Community-spirited members of the public are being invited to volunteer at a new St Richard’s Hospice shop. The premises, spanning two floors, can be found at 17-18 High Street in Kidderminster and is due to throw open its doors to the public during the second week of October. Volunteers are needed to staff the new… Read more »