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Walkers stride out for charity trek

Team Daisy Jacks

Intrepid walkers pulled on their sturdiest boots to take on a dawn ‘til dusk trek in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. A total of 130 ramblers strode out on Friday 23 June to walk the 31-mile Worcestershire Way in just one day – raising more than £30,000 to support hospice care around the county. The… Read more »

Daughter prepares for Three Peaks Challenge

Kirsty Griffin

A dedicated daughter is set to scale three mountains in 24 hours to raise money for the hospice which cared for her dad. Kirsty Griffin, from Harvington near Evesham, is preparing for the Three Peaks Challenge which will see her climb the three highest mountains in England, Wales and Scotland to raise money for St… Read more »

Rare royal lingerie on show at lunch and lecture

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A collection of lingerie belonging to the Duchess of Windsor and given to a Worcestershire family will be on rare public view before it is presented to the V&A Museum later this summer. The unique collection is owned Sally Simmonds who lives near Clifton-on- Teme and who has generously offered the opportunity to view and discover… Read more »

Superheroes raise thousands for hospice

Superheroes prepare to take on the 5k challenge

An army of splendid superheroes assembled in glorious sunshine to take on a 5k challenge and raise thousands for St Richard’s Hospice. More than 600 Wonder Women, Supermen, Incredible Hulks, Spidermen, Batmen – and women – ran the St Richard’s Superhero Challenge at the sun-drenched University of Worcester Lakeside Campus, in Holt, on Saturday 17… Read more »

First giraffe sponsor announced for Worcester Stands Tall

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The very first sponsor to get on board with the biggest public art event ever seen in Worcester has been announced. Hewett Recruitment, a Worcestershire company, has pledged to sponsor a majestic giraffe sculpture as part of Worcester Stands Tall – a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. For… Read more »

Sponsors saddling up for bike event

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A team of keen cyclists will be taking to the lanes of Worcestershire next month in a bid to raise funds for hospice care. Twenty one riders from telecommunications specialist Midland Communications will be taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice Bikeathon event on Sunday 2 July. The company is also the main sponsor for… Read more »

Fun-loving fundraisers take on Superhero Challenge

Caroline and Paul Hope with family

A group of fundraisers are dusting off their capes and Lycra for a challenge of superhero proportions in memory of a much-loved relative. Caroline Hope, along with her brother Richard, family and friends, will take on the Superhero Challenge on Saturday 17 June to raise hundreds of pounds for St Richard’s Hospice. Together the team… Read more »

Men invited to special information day

Terry Tromans Men's Space Group

Worcestershire men living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses are being invited to a special day to find out how St Richard’s Hospice can help them live life to the full. Men’s Day takes place on Saturday, 8th July at St Richard’s Hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester and is open to males from across South… Read more »

Long-serving volunteer to receive medal

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A tireless volunteer has had more than 30-years of dedicated work honoured with a prestigious award. Hana Reid, who lives in Evesham, has volunteered at St Richard’s Hospice since its beginnings in the early 1980s and will be presented with a medal from the League of Mercy Foundation this July. The former nurse was nominated… Read more »

Celebrating Carers’ Week at St Richard’s

Carers Tea Party 8 June

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 »