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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 »

Call for schools to support hospice snowdrop appeal

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging local schools to plant swathes of snowdrops to help support its care. A total of 8,000 bulbs have been donated by St Peter’s Garden Centre in Worcester – the third year that the centre has supported the hospice in this way. Planting of the flower, which features in the hospice’s… Read more »

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 »