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Runner in cavewoman marathon challenge

A runner battling injury is hoping to set the world record for being the fastest cavewoman to run the London Marathon – all in the name of charity. Nicky McKenzie, who is originally from Worcester, is training for the 26.2-mile challenge in support of St Richard’s Hospice, which cared for her mum. The challenge will… Read more »

Nominate a boss for Jail and Bail challenge

Employees are being invited to ‘lock up their boss’ for a light-hearted fundraising challenge in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Managers from across the county will be chained to the railings of Worcester’s historic Guildhall on Friday, 10th May – and tasked with raising £500 in bail money for their freedom. Among those signed-up for… Read more »

 New charity book shop set to open

  A new charity book shop stocking around 4,500 titles is set to open in Tewkesbury on Good Friday. St Richard’s Hospice will officially open its new High Street-based shop at 10am on Friday, 19th April. The shop is the charity’s second premises in the town, occupying the unit previously used by its original shop…. Read more »

Tasty treats at Waterbugs Group

Alongside caring for patients, St Richard’s also supports loved ones. Youngsters in the monthly Waterbugs Group for children who have a loved one with a serious progressive illness enjoyed creating ice cream sundaes – thanks to Kevin in the hospice kitchen. The youngsters enjoyed making the sundaes and loved eating them! They also decorated a… Read more »

Midlands hospices join forces for Pride

Hospices from across the Midlands are joining forces for this year’s Birmingham Pride to promote the message “hospice care is for all”. Teams from seven hospices will come together to host a float in the parade on Saturday, 25th May – aiming to raise awareness of hospice services among the LGBT community. Taking part is:… Read more »

Community welcomed to new social groups

Recently, we have been delighted to welcome members of the community along to our new Living Well social groups here at St Richard’s Hospice. Last week, patients and carers attended our IT and technology social group where staff and volunteers were on hand to offer advice on using email, online shopping, staying secure online and… Read more »

Scenic Six results 2019

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Scenic Six at Peopleton on Sunday, 7th April 2019. Please see the results online here. View photos of the event here

Runners to tackle London Marathon for hospice

Runners from across the area are preparing to take on the 26.2 mile London Marathon for St Richard’s Hospice. Altogether, there are 10 runners taking on the marathon on Sunday, April 28 for St Richard’s and it is hoped that a collective amount of more than £20,000 will be raised for the charity. Gold Bond… Read more »

Daring school team take on skydive for hospice

A brave trio from a city high school have signed-up for a skydive in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Teachers Sarah Young and Lee Boniface, along with student Oscar Bird from Nunnery Wood High School, Worcester, will scale dizzying heights for the jump on Sunday, April 7. Oscar, who was the driving force behind the… Read more »

Cyclist takes on 311-mile challenge for hospice

A 19-year-old cyclist is preparing to take on a 311-mile cycling challenge spanning two capital cities – all in the name of charity. Aaron Cooper, from Clifton-upon-Teme, near Worcester, is training for the London to Paris Challenge and is raising money for St Richard’s Hospice. The mammoth bike-ride spans four days in July, finishing on… Read more »