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Couple tie the knot in socially-distanced wedding

A ‘magical’ wedding ceremony with close friends and family has taken place for a couple who are receiving care from St Richard’s Hospice. Janet Kirk, formerly Hope, tied the knot with Trevor Kirk at the Wood Norton Hotel, near Evesham, after a 10-year relationship. The Evesham couple, who work in the prison service, had postponed… Read more »

Malvern Hills Walk raises more than £18,000 for Worcestershire hospice

Joe Barson (Centre) and a group of friends raised £2,420 by reaching the Beacon Summit

An annual charity walking event which took on a new twist this summer, because of social distancing measures, has been hailed a huge success after it raised more than £18,000 in much-needed funds for a Worcestershire-based hospice. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk, which has run every year since the hospice launched in 1984,… Read more »

Make October a marathon month and raise funds for hospice care

Ruth Bennett running up a hill

St Richard’s Hospice is hoping supporters will make October a marathon month to support the free care it provides to patients and their loved ones across Worcestershire. The charity has launched a new virtual challenge as the coronavirus crisis continues to leave a hole in its fundraising efforts – with many events cancelled and charity… Read more »

Meet our ‘convicts’ for Jail and Bail 2020

A Chris Goodall mug shot for Jail and Bail

We are looking forward to our second Jail and Bail fundraising challenge on Saturday, 26th September. Managers from across the county have been nominated by their long-suffering colleagues for various (entirely fictitious) workplace crimes and will soon be locked up as punishment. At 10am Saturday 26th September, Philip Serrell, John Bawden, Bill Cave, Chris Goodall… Read more »

Nominate your boss for a post lockdown lock-up challenge

Two people wearing striped 'convict-style' jumpsuits stand in a metal cage holding yellow fundraising buckets with the St Richard's Hospice logo. Outside the cage stands a woman wearing a police officer fancy dress outfit.

Employees, pupils and budding sports stars are being invited to ‘lock up their boss, teacher or coach’ for a light-hearted fundraising challenge in support of St Richard’s Hospice. Detainees from across the county will be handcuffed outside the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester, on Saturday, 26th September – and tasked with raising £500 in bail money… Read more »

Balloon race raises £1,029 for our care

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who bought a virtual balloon for our care, raising an incredible £1,029! The race has now finished and you can see the top 20 performing balloons here and view a report ranking each balloon entered for St Richard’s Hospice here. We hope you had… Read more »

Head of hospice catering gives cookery tutorial

Watch a YouTube cookery tutorial, filmed by Kevin Ratcliffe, Head of Catering at St Richard’s Hospice. Learn how to make sea bass in a curry broth, with pak choi and lime. You can view the full recipe here.