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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 »

Dying Matters Week

 People in Worcester and Evesham are being encouraged to think about what they hope to achieve in life as part of national Dying Matters Awareness Week. The Awareness Week from 8 – 14 May, aims to place the importance of talking about death, dying and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. St Richard’s Hospice will… Read more »

Wear your Y fronts for hospice

A special event which will see teams of men running in big blue pants will take place next month at Worcester Racecourse. The Go Dad Run Big Blue Pants Relay Race – which is being supported by St Richard’s Hospice – will take place on Friday 26 May. The hospice is looking for ten teams… Read more »

Local mum in bid to raise funds for hospice care

A Dumbleton-based Mum will be running the London Marathon this month to raise money for a charity very close to her heart. Joanna Brett, aged 41, decided to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice because she had heard positive accounts about the charity; then in a bizarre twist, her mother-in-law was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer…. Read more »