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Decorate Easter bonnets for competition

Youngsters are being invited to get creative and decorate hats for an Easter bonnet competition supporting a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, is calling on schools to host fun parades showcasing the creative work of pupils – with Easter egg prizes up-for-grabs. Any school can take part by hosting a parade and… Read more »

Patient pens snowdrop-inspired poem

A patient at St Richard’s Hospice has penned a poem inspired by the charity’s emblem, a snowdrop. Ivy Lee, who attends Day Hospice, has written many poems – including ‘The Snowdrop’, which can be read below. The logo of St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, contains a snowdrop – which represents a message of hope…. Read more »

Hospices lottery winner praises care

A Worcester man has scooped almost £3,000 on the Worcestershire Hospices roll-over lottery. Mr John Weston joined the Hospices Lottery as a member in 1999 soon after it was first set up to raise funds for local hospice care. It was not until his wife Jean was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2008 that… Read more »

Volunteers kept up-to-date at Day Services meeting

We had a great get-together for all our fantastic Day Services volunteers, keeping everyone up-to-date with progress our building work and to say thank you for their continued support. We are so grateful for the tireless work of all our volunteers across every hospice department – thank you everyone! If you are interested in becoming… Read more »

Hundreds donated to hospice thanks to employees’ safety record

Employees at an industrial gas manufacturing company have chosen a Worcester hospice to receive hundreds of pounds. Air Products, based in Prescott Drive, Worcester, donated £850 to St Richard’s Hospice through a safety incentive scheme run by the company. Air Products’ employees that achieve an excellent performance record are awarded a sum of money that… Read more »

Ball raises tremendous total for hospice

  Guests dressed to impress at a glittering masquerade ball which raised more than £7,500 for a Worcester hospice. The King’s Hawford Masquerade Ball, held at Stanbrook Abbey in Callow End, saw around 140 guests enjoy a glamorous evening – while helping to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The evening was hosted by King’s… Read more »

Hospice celebrates generous donation from Freemasons

  St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester has received a grant of £2,530 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Worcestershire Freemasons. The grant which was presented at the Worcestershire Installed Masters Lodge No 6889 comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation, and will be used to help the hospice care for patients with life-limiting illness and support… Read more »

Children explore feelings at support group

Alongside caring for patients, St Richard’s also supports loved ones. Recently, families attending our pre-bereavement Waterbugs group for children explored their feelings through decorating cupcakes with buttercream and icing Our Waterbugs group allows young people to meet others who are going through similar experiences – it can be helpful for them to know they are… 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 »

Cheltenham Preview Evening coming up

Top jockeys and trainers are set to give tips and predictions at a preview event in aid of hospice care – ahead of a prestigious race week. The St Richard’s Hospice Cheltenham Races Preview Evening is taking place at The Wood Norton, near Evesham, on Tuesday, March 6th – a week before the Cheltenham Festival… Read more »