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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 »

Jubilation as hospice expansion plans get go-ahead

Staff, patients and supporters of St Richard’s Hospice are celebrating after plans for a £5.3m extension and redevelopment were approved by Worcester City Council. The Worcestershire charity had submitted the expansion plans for the hospice site at Wildwood Drive in the city to help them meet the ever-increasing need for hospice care in the county now and… Read more »

First giraffe sponsor announced for Worcester Stands Tall

The very first sponsor to get on board with the biggest public art event ever seen in Worcester has been announced. Hewett Recruitment, a Worcestershire company, has pledged to sponsor a majestic giraffe sculpture as part of Worcester Stands Tall – a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. For… Read more »

Sponsors saddling up for bike event

A team of keen cyclists will be taking to the lanes of Worcestershire next month in a bid to raise funds for hospice care. Twenty one riders from telecommunications specialist Midland Communications will be taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice Bikeathon event on Sunday 2 July. The company is also the main sponsor for… Read more »

Celebrating Carers’ Week at St Richard’s

Celebrations are underway at St Richard’s Hospice to champion the work of carers who provide vital support to patients living with life-limiting illnesses. To mark national Carers’ Week – which runs from Monday 12 June to Sunday 18 June – the hospice is holding a Carers’ Tea Party for those who give support and practical… Read more »

Waste management company putting best feet forward for charity

Employees from a Worcester-based waste management company will be stepping out this summer to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. A team of six walkers from Waste Efficiency will take part in the popular annual 31 mile Worcestershire Way walk on Friday 23 June. The walk will begin in Bewdley at 6.00am and finishes in… Read more »

Mountain challenge to raise funds for hospice

A group of intrepid mountain bikers are taking part in a fearless challenge, in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for a local charity. Eleven members of Malvern MTB will be taking part in Mountain Mayhem, a 24 hour mountain bike endurance event. Taking place at Gatcombe Park – Princess Anne’s equestrian estate –… Read more »

Discover how you can become a St Richard’s shop volunteer

Members of the community are being invited to discover the wide variety of volunteering opportunities available at the St Richard’s Hospice shops and warehouse. A volunteers’ information event will be held at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, on Friday 9 June, from 11am to 1pm. The hospice has 16 fabulous shops based in a… Read more »

Hundreds engage with Dying Matters Awareness Week

Hundreds of people wrote messages of what they hope to achieve before they die on a giant blackboard in Evesham town centre. St Richard’s Hospice set up the four-sided board in Evesham on Tuesday, May 9, as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week – a national campaign highlighting the importance of talking about death, dying… Read more »

Malvern school walks hills for hospice

Pupils at a Malvern school are putting their best feet forward for charity. A team of 41 pupils, teachers and families from St Matthias CE Primary School in Malvern are taking part in this year’s St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk for the second year running. The annual event – which saw 600 people don… Read more »