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Winning tickets for Grand Raffle announced

We are excited to announce the winning ticket numbers for our 2019 Grand Raffle! ⭐️ Winning first prize of £5,000 is ticket number 105994 ⭐️ Second prize of a champagne brunch at the Gherkin goes to ticket number 119124 ⭐️ Third prize of a Gtech AirRam is won by ticket number 035201 ⭐️ Fourth prize of dinner, bed and breakfast at… Read more »

Evening of music raises thousands for hospice

An evening of music raised thousands of pounds to support the work of a Worcester-based hospice charity. Guests attending the Musical Soiree in the Great Hall at Birtsmorton Court in Malvern on Friday, March 22 helped to raise around £3,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. On the night, there was a recital by hospice doctor and… Read more »

Matt scales the heights for hospice

A hospice staff member is set to abseil 141ft down an historic clock tower to raise funds for the charity – despite having a fear of heights. Matt Jackson, Senior Family Support Practitioner at St Richard’s Hospice, will scale the heights of Abberley Hall clock tower on Saturday, March 30. The 39-year-old’s wife Tracey is… Read more »

Stride out over Malvern Hills for hospice care

Families and friends are being invited to stride out across the Malvern Hills for a hospice’s 35th annual fundraising walk. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk takes place on Saturday, May 18 – with two, five and 11-mile routes available. The walk is a popular fixture in the hospice’s events calendar and has been… Read more »

Car dealership raises £1.4k for hospice

A county car dealership has donated £1,400 in support of hospice care as part of a charity scheme. PJ Nicholls Ltd – which has dealerships in Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Tewkesbury – pledged to support St Richard’s Hospice by donating £100 from each new stock car it sold. The family-run firm selected St Richard’s as… Read more »

Festival warm-up event to raise funds for city hospice

Festival organisers are inviting guests to enjoy a night of music in support of St Richard’s Hospice. The Woo Fest Warm Up takes place at The Marrs Bar, Pierpoint Street, Worcester, on Friday, 29th March from 7.30pm. On the line-up of bands are Chewie, In Evolution, The Leaking Machine and Speak, Brother – with proceeds… Read more »

Join hospice for annual countryside run

Runners are being invited to sign-up for an annual village run through fields and countryside in support of hospice care. The Scenic Six, run by St Richard’s Hospice, takes place at 11am on Sunday, April 7 in and around Peopleton, near Pershore. The event is named after the course – which is a six mile… Read more »

Hospice helps me to ‘live life as fully as possible’

A man living with lung disease has described how hospice sessions have enabled him to ‘live life as fully as possible’. Lionel Parkin, from Pershore, attended a six-week course at St Richard’s Hospice around managing breathlessness – which is a symptom of his condition. The 86-year-old, who has pulmonary fibrosis, learned techniques to help bring… Read more »

Five-year-old Felix raises funds for hospice

A five-year-old has raised more than £1,200 for the hospice which cared for his granddad – by taking on a two-mile run. Felix Hodgetts, from Worcester, decided to run the St Richard’s Hospice Santa Dash in memory of his granddad Mike, who died in November 2018. Mike Hodgetts had cancer and was cared for by… Read more »