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Malvern strongwoman in bid to break world record

A Malvern woman will be hoping to smash a world record as she attempts to pull a car weighing the equivalent of a hippopotamus around a circuit constantly for 24 hours at the Three Counties Showground. Emma Chetwynd Jarvis will pull the 1.5-ton vehicle, which will also include a driver, using a body harness as… Read more »

Lantern walk raises ÂŁ11,000 for hospice

Glowing lanterns were lit in memory of loved ones at an annual walk which raised more than ÂŁ11,000 for a hospice. Now in its third year, the St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk took place on Saturday, February 8 at the National Trust’s Croome, near Worcester. The evening saw more than 450 guests walk a 1.5-mile… Read more »

Hospice to host fundraising golf day

Teams of four are being invited to join a hospice on the fairway for a spring fundraising Golf Day. The St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day, held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern, will take place on Friday, April 3. Now in its fifth year, the event will see teams play 18 holes of golf… Read more »

Boy wears shorts for 365 days to support hospice

A 10-year-old schoolboy is swapping trousers for shorts in a year-long challenge to raise funds for the hospice which cared for his aunt. Liam Ingram, from Worcester, is over a month into the unusual challenge – and intends to wear shorts every day of the year, whatever the weather. The youngster is raising money for… Read more »

Telephone information

Update: This has now been resolved and all lines are working as normal.  (updated 9am 1st February)   Due to circumstances out of our control, we are currently only able to make very limited external phone calls – or receive limited incoming calls to St Richard’s Hospice.    

Generous birthday girl swaps gifts for donations

A kind-hearted youngster is asking for donations to the hospice which cared for her grandad – instead of birthday presents. Isobel Jacobse, who will turn 11 in February, has chosen to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice to celebrate her birthday – and remember her grandad. The 10-year-old’s grandad, Norman West from Upton-upon-Severn, had prostate… Read more »

Hospice launches Stage 2 of Build 2020 project

The second stage of major construction work to redevelop and build a bigger adult hospice for Worcester is now underway. Stage 2 of the St Richard’s Hospice Build 2020 project has begun, working with Malvern-based construction company, Speller Metcalfe. St Richard’s Chief Executive June Patel said, “We have recently completed Stage 1 of the building… Read more »

Bike ride to Scotland in memory of sister

A determined cyclist is gearing up for a mammoth bike ride from Worcester to Scotland in memory of her “amazing sister” who died last year. Lidia Sudacka will tackle the seven-day, 350-mile challenge this summer – starting from her home in Worcester and finishing at Edinburgh Castle. The 32-year-old is raising funds for St Richard’s… Read more »

Golf club donates ÂŁ4,000 to hospice

A county golf club has donated more than ÂŁ4,000 to a hospice after taking on a year’s worth of fundraising activities. The ladies’ section of The Worcestershire Golf Club raised a total of ÂŁ4,015 for St Richard’s Hospice during 2019, donating the sum just before Christmas. Fundraising activities included golfing competitions, lunches, collecting loose change,… Read more »