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Love Your Local Hospice TV advert campaign

Love your Local Hospice Logo pink

Four hospices from across Worcestershire have joined together with counterparts from across the Midlands to create a TV advertisement campaign aimed at raising awareness of the important role hospices play in local communities. Entitled ‘Love your Local Hospice’, the series of TV advertisements will be shown on ITV over 10 days, starting on Sunday (14th… Read more »

New store success leads to volunteer plea

shop volunteers malvern link

The new St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Link store has proved such a success that the charity is urging more volunteers to step forward and help. In just over a week since opening the charity department store on the Worcester Road welcomed more than 1,500 customers who bought 4,000 items. Danny Corns, St Richard’s Commercial Director,… Read more »

Shop opening hours this Christmas

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You may have noticed our shops have been busy getting ready for Christmas! Here are our festive opening times for our stores:   Thank you to all our customers and supporters, old and new, for making 2015 a fantastic year for our shops. We look forward to seeing you over the festive period and in… Read more »

Hospice goes green with solar panels

Solar panels on IPU

St Richard’s Hospice is showing its green credentials this month as it installs an array of solar panels on the roof of its headquarters in Worcester. Visitors to St Richard’s this month will notice contractors scrambling over the hospice’s rooftops as they install an array of solar panels which will provide up to 230Kw of… Read more »

Hundreds turn out to dedicate lights of love

LOL Alison Parkes, Jane Evans, Alex Groves, Tom Groves, Anne Groves, Clare Griffiths sm

Over 1,500 people gathered at Worcester Cathedral on Friday 6th November to remember their loved ones in the annual St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services. The afternoon and evening Cathedral services were the first of five to be held in the county during the next few weeks.  They all follow a simple structure with… Read more »

Annual General Meeting 8th October

Annual Review 2015 cover

Anyone with an interest in St Richard’s Hospice and hospice care is being invited to attend our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 8 October 2015 at Wildwood Drive, Worcester, at 7.00pm. The event is an opportunity to hear about the work of the hospice, the results of last year’s work and hear about plans for the… Read more »

Flagship store celebrates birthday success

Day Hospice Geoff Cumbley with novel

St Richard’s Hospice’s new flagship store is celebrating a successful first year and is inviting supporters to a special birthday evening. The hospice’s refitted shop in St Swithin’s Street, Worcester, was opened with a fanfare in July last year and replaced its temporary store at The Cross and the Snowdrops Bookshop in Reindeer Court. The… Read more »

Fantastic support for book club

St Swithin's book club Lydia with Life of Pi

A new book club has been set up in Worcester by St Richard’s Hospice, offering an opportunity for literary fans to come together and share opinions. The group will hold with monthly meetings at its Snowdrops Book Shop and Café, St Swithin’s Street, and will collectively select contemporary, classic or vintage books to review and… Read more »

Hospice patient holds art exhibition

Terry Dagley art exhibition

  A hospice patient who took up painting as part of his creative therapy sessions at St Richard’s Day Hospice is exhibited some of his work at the hospice’s Wildwood Drive premises. Terry Dagley, who was cared for by St Richard’s, regularly opened the stunning gardens at his home in Broughton Green, near Droitwich, to raise… Read more »

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dear Mummy tree hanging

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging people to think about how they would like to experience death and bereavement as part of a national campaign. People across the West Midlands risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met and leaving their affairs in a mess for their families to sort out because they… Read more »