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Runners hit the streets on hottest day of year

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race – which is now in its seventh year – took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside, starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice… Read more »

Call for schools to support hospice snowdrop appeal

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging local schools to plant swathes of snowdrops to help support its care. A total of 8,000 bulbs have been donated by St Peter’s Garden Centre in Worcester – the third year that the centre has supported the hospice in this way. Planting of the flower, which features in the hospice’s… Read more »

Sun shines for Worcester Marathon

Hundreds of runners turned out in glorious sunshine to take on the Worcester Full and Half Marathon. The popular race took place on Sunday, May 20, and followed a course through the beautiful Worcestershire countryside – starting and finishing at Sixways Stadium, near Worcester. St Richard’s Hospice was the beneficiary charity for this year’s event… Read more »

Exercise boost for hospice patients

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice will benefit from specialist gym equipment – thanks to a donation from the Nationwide Foundation. The Foundation donated £4,800 for the Worcester-based hospice to buy an exercise treadmill. The specialist equipment will be installed in the new exercise studio which is being built as part of the St Richard’s Build… Read more »

Support for loved ones at cookery course

Some delicious dishes were recently cooked up by members of our Confidence in Cooking Course. This group is for bereaved people and supports them to find the motivation and confidence to cook -while sharing a meal with others who have lost a loved one. The group gets to learn a variety of recipes and techniques… Read more »

Choir raise voices for hospice care

Music lovers are invited to hear the Worcester Male Voice Choir in concert at a special charity performance on Saturday, 19th May. The event takes place in Hampton Lovett, the home of Nicholas Wright, the Choir director who will shortly be retiring from his role. Proceeds from the concert are in aid of St Richard’s… Read more »

Musical evening raises thousands for hospice

An evening of cello music raised £3,000 to support the care provided by a Worcester hospice. More than 50 guests attended the event, held at Birtsmorton Court in Malvern, which featured music performed by Cellissimo – a quartet formed in 2016. The money was raised to support St Richard’s Hospice’s care to patients with life-limiting… Read more »

Jane to run city marathon on birthday

A dedicated fundraiser is set to run a marathon on her birthday in aid of the hospice which cared for her brother. Jane Fletcher, 48, from Droitwich, is training for the Worcester Full and Half Marathon, set to take place on Sunday, May 20. The mother-of-two will run the scenic 26.2-mile course in aid of… Read more »

Scenic Six results

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Scenic Six at Peopleton on Sunday, 22nd April. scenic six results 2018  View photos of the event by Tom Marshall