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Celebration garden set to blossom this summer

More than 1000 snowdrops have been installed in Worcester to create a special celebration garden. The unique snowdrops – reminiscent of the poppies planted in the grounds of the Tower of London – are part of a St Richard’s Hospice campaign encouraging people to celebrate someone or something special with a snowdrop. The handcrafted flowers… Read more »

Brother and sister’s Cornish swim in aid of hospice

A brother and sister from Worcestershire are celebrating after swimming the Cornish coastline in aid of a local hospice. Abigail and Joseph Gisbourne from Evesham have raised £325 for St Richard’s Hospice, swimming from Padstow to Rock. Abigail, aged 33, said : “We wanted to raise some money for the hospice, in memory of our… Read more »

Time to tee off for hospice care

A hospice is inviting teams to tee off in aid of its care at a popular annual event in Droitwich. This year’s St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day is set to take place at Droitwich Golf Club on Wednesday 5th September. A total of 16 teams took part in the event last year, raising £7,939  to… Read more »

World-renowned choir to sing at Pershore Abbey

A concert performed by one of the world’s best male voice choirs is coming to the county later on in the year. Morriston Orpheus Male Choir will be singing on Saturday 29 September at Pershore Abbey from 7pm. The event is being organised by John and Sue Fletcher from Droitwich; all proceeds will be donated… Read more »

Hospice nurse enjoys afternoon at royal garden party

A long-serving hospice nurse enjoyed a summer Garden Party hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Jenny Hull, who is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester, recently attended the afternoon event with her husband. Each year, the Queen hosts three garden parties at Buckingham Palace and one at the Palace of… Read more »

Warriors star signs-up for hospice fun run

A star rugby player is set to swap his sports kit for 80s fancy dress when he takes on a hospice fun run this summer. Ethan Waller, who plays for Worcester Warriors, will join hundreds of runners for the St Richard’s Hospice 80s Messy Madness run on Saturday, August 4. Tackling rainbow paint, bubbles and… Read more »

Exhibition to celebrate the life of professional artist

An art exhibition, which will celebrate the life of a Worcestershire artist, is due to take place next month. The event on Saturday 11 August at The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham  is in memory of professional artist Clive Pryke. The exhibition will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice, who helped care for Clive before… Read more »

Himalayan challenge of a lifetime

A challenging overseas trek is being organised by a local hospice. For the first time, St Richard’s Hospice – based in Worcester – is organising a bespoke 12 day challenging trek to the Himalayas, exploring the Nepalese countryside. The trek will take place from 2 to 13 November 2019 and on Wednesday 5 September, the… Read more »

Get your ducks in a row for hospice

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to enjoy a spot of messing about on the water this summer. As part of this, St Richard’s Hospice has announced details of its annual duck race which will take place on Saturday 11 August. The event, which is in association with Worcester Festival and sponsored by main sponsor Puddle… Read more »