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Hottest Bikeathon sets record

St Richard’s Hospice annual Bikeathon event was not just the hottest on record but also looks set to smash previous fundraising targets. The popular cycling event – which set off early on Sunday 1 July in temperatures of 30 degrees and more – looks set to raise up to £20,000. The 250 participants saddled up… Read more »

Barn dance raises the roof as well as funds

A barn dance held earlier this month has raised more than £3,000 for a local hospice. The event – which welcomed one of Worcester’s best and liveliest ceilidh bands – was in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. St Richard’s Hospice welcomed The Whole Caboodle at the June event with the 100 party goers enjoying a… Read more »

Hospice benefits team help raise £1.2 million

Benefits advisers working at a Worcester hospice have raised more than £1.2 million for patients and their loved ones since 2009. The milestone amount was reached by the two Welfare Benefits Advisers working as part of the Family Support Team at St Richard’s Hospice. The advisers, Sue Sheppard and Kate Middleton, work across all clinical… Read more »

Auction of promises to help hospice

An auction of promises has raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice has been donated an impressive £17,625 following an event at The Elms School in Colwall. Organised by a committee of ladies the event – which took place on Saturday 16 June – was attended by more than 120 people… Read more »

Local boy saddling up for hospice

A Worcester school boy will be getting on his bike for hospice care next month. Jay Ingram, aged 10 and from Perdiswell, will be taking part in a sponsored 10 mile cycling challenge around Worcester Racecourse on Sunday 1 July. This is the fourth year running that Jay has taken part in fundraising for St… Read more »

Hospice on the look out for enterprising students

Enterprising students are being encouraged to sign up for a hospice campaign which aims to raise money for its care. The Flourishing Fivers initiative – run by St Richard’s Hospice – encourages young people to take part in the creative money-making challenge which has been running since 2005. Claire James, Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice… 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 »