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Top Tips Pre Cheltenham Festival

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Top tips for Cheltenham Festival Top trainers and jockeys from the world of jump racing will be giving their top tips for the Cheltenham Festival at a special evening event in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. Dr Richard Newland, trainer of last year’s Grand National winner Pineau De Re and leading jockey Paddy Brennan will… Read more »

Hospice Support on the High Street

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St Richard’s Hospice has launched a pilot drop-in support session in Worcester which aims to make it easier for people to find out more about hospice care and the support that is available to those with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. The information sessions are open to anyone living with, or caring for someone with… Read more »

Celebrating £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund Grant

St Richard’s Hospice has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage1 grant, it was announced today. The project, ’30 years of memories,’ has been given £10,000 to capture an oral history of the hospice since it was first started in 1984. The project aims to record the memories of the key figures including the… Read more »

Warriors Visit Brings Christmas Cheer

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Three Worcester Warriors players visited St Richard’s Hospice to wish patients, volunteers and staff a Merry Christmas. Players Niall Annett, Sam Betty and Josh Drauniniu visited the Worcester hospice and chatted with patients attending Day Hospice and those in the In-patient Unit. June Patel, Care Director at St Richard’s Hospice, said; “We were delighted to… Read more »

Christmas Fayre Success for Store

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St Richard’s Hospice’s new flagship store in Worcester has enjoyed a successful Christmas Fayre, with thousands flocking to the shop and café during the annual event. The newly refurbished store, opened in July this year in St Swithin’s Street, was decorated for the Christmas season by staff and volunteers. The decorations have attracted many admiring… Read more »

Droitwich Remembers Loved Ones

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More than 240 people packed into The Sacred Heart Church in Droitwich on Tuesday 25th November as part of the St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love campaign, and remembered someone special to them. Those attending the service took time for quiet reflection and were entertained by the Dodderhill choir and the St Richard’s Singers, a… Read more »

Hundreds Turn Out to Dedicate Lights of Love

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Over 1,400 people gathered at Worcester Cathedral on Friday (14th Nov) 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… Read more »

Dedicated a Light in Memory of a Loved One

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Lights of love will be shining across Worcestershire from November as residents are invited to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one. St Richard’s Hospice will be holding five Lights of Love events around the county throughout November and December in the lead up to the festive season. They all follow a simple… Read more »

Hospice Care Week Raises Awareness

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St Richard’s Hospice will be joining forces with more than 100 other hospices across the UK to help raise public awareness about the diversity of hospice care and highlight that it is available in many different settings beyond hospice buildings. The theme of this year’s Hospice Care Week (6th–12th October) is ‘Hospice care, everywhere’. During… Read more »