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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  

Get on your bike for hospice care

Cyclists are being invited to saddle-up for a fundraising challenge in support of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is holding its Bikeathon event on Sunday, July 1 – challenging participants to take on a scenic 16, 45 or 64-mile sportive route. Each route starts and finishes at the hospice in Wildwood Drive, while… Read more »

Men’s group has funding boost from Willis Trust

A men’s patient group at St Richard’s Hospice has been boosted by a £2,000 donation from a Worcestershire Trust. The Henry & James Willis Trust made the grant for the Men’s Space group which offers those under the care of the hospice the opportunity to take time out, go on visits, listen to guest speakers… Read more »

Join us for our 80s Messy Madness event!

A fun-filled day of bubbles, foam, gunge and fantastic colours will await participants in this summer’s first 80s Messy Madness event in Droitwich. The frothy family fun event on Saturday, August 4 will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice’s care of patients and their loved ones in the county. Participants are being asked to dress… Read more »

Patient artwork goes on show at city gallery

Pop along to Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum to see an exhibition of artwork created by patients attending Day Services at St Richard’s Hospice. Patients attending the hospice’s Living Well Exploring Painting Techniques group on Friday mornings created most of the work on show, inspired by the hospice’s emblem – the snowdrop.   The… Read more »

Dying Matters Week 2018

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018 will run from 14 – 20 May and aims to place the importance of talking about death, dying and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. St Richard’s Hospice has a variety of activities planned throughout the Awareness Week to encourage our local community to talk and think about death, dying… Read more »

Stride out on the hills for charity walk

Families and friends are being invited to stride out over the Malvern Hills for a fundraising walk in aid of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice is hosting its Malvern Hills Walk once again on Saturday, 19th May – with a two, five or 11-mile route available. The walk is one of the most popular events… Read more »

Intrepid team walk to Italy for hospice

A dedicated team of colleagues raised more than £2,000 for a hospice after walking to Italy on a treadmill. Staff from ACMI UK, based in Broomhall Lane, Worcester, completed the sponsored 1,663-kilometre walk to the company’s head office in Parma over nine months. A total of £2,550 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice, while the… Read more »