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Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day

Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day A record amount of money was raised for a Worcester hospice, following an event that is widely acclaimed as one of the city’s most glamorous occasions. More than £27,000 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice at this month’s Ladies’ Day at Worcester Racecourse. The annual event saw hundreds… Read more »

Living Well courses help improve Larry’s life

A loving wife has described the care given to her husband as part of a hospice’s well-being programme. Larry Robins, aged 71 and from Kempsey, started coming to creative therapy and adapted t’ai chi sessions at St Richard’s Hospice, after visiting an open day in 2017. The sessions are part of the hospice’s Living Well… Read more »

Hospice care inspires partner’s walking challenge

The care of a Worcester woman’s partner has inspired her to raise money for the hospice who supported him 17 years ago. Sheena MacKenzie will take part in the Worcestershire Way Walk – named the best walk in the UK – next month in aid of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Ms MacKenzie will take… Read more »

Artist’s family organise exhibition for hospice

The family of a Droitwich artist is hoping to raise money for a local hospice at a special art exhibition to celebrate her work. Josie Holland was looked after by St Richard’s Hospice at Home team before she died last September aged 91. Mrs Holland – who lived in Droitwich for 18 years – was… Read more »

Raising the roof for hospice care

An all ladies a capella choir will be raising the roof for St Richard’s Hospice later this month. Evesham based Vale Connection will perform its Songs for Summer concert at Pershore Abbey on Saturday 16 June. The chorus decided to support the hospice following the death of one of its members, Kate Hickman, aged just… Read more »

Cycling in memory of mum

A 20 year old student from Redditch will be taking part in a cycling challenge in memory of her best friend’s Mum. Olivia Salkeld will be cycling 45 miles in order to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice, who looked after Helen Deaves (pictured) before she died in December 2015, at just 37 years old…. Read more »

Patient joy at sharing daughter’s pre-wedding blessing

A mother receiving palliative care was overjoyed to share in her daughter’s pre-wedding blessing – thanks to our hospice team. Jan Sewell, from Harvington, near Kidderminster, is currently being cared for at the St Richard’s Hospice In-patient Unit in Worcester. The hospice team rallied round to ensure that Ms Sewell could enjoy a special day… Read more »

Father and daughter team take up hospice bike challenge

A father and his 13 year old daughter are taking on a cycling challenge to raise funds for a local hospice. Andrew and Abigail Daniels, from Worcester, will saddle up on Sunday 1 July as part of St Richard’s Hospice annual Bikeathon event. The duo are aiming to raise £1000.  Contributions can be donated at… Read more »

Choir members in fine voice for hospice

A local choir will be performing in Droitwich Spa this summer in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The Rock Choir Worcestershire and Tewkesbury will be performing a 2 day concert involving 260 of its members. The shows – which will take place on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July – will feature a wide… Read more »