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Musical evening raises thousands for hospice

Guests attending an evening of music helped raise thousands of pounds to support the work of St Richard’s Hospice. More than 65 guests attended A Musical Evening in the Great Hall at Birtsmorton Court, Malvern, on Friday, March 6 – raising £3,000 for the charity. On the night, there was a recital by hospice doctor… Read more »

Elephants to march into city for 2021 art trail

A parade of colourful elephants will march into Worcester next summer to form the city’s second, spectacular, public art trail – raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Elephant sculptures will line the streets and open spaces for eight weeks in 2021, creating Worcester’s Big Parade – a Wild in Art event brought to the city… Read more »

Bookshop set up on online marketplace

A new online store has been launched to sell rare, collectable and antique titles donated to a hospice bookshop. Since launching a shop on the online marketplace ABE Books, St Richard’s Hospice has sold titles to customers around the world – all from its store in Tewkesbury. The charity currently has more than 160 fiction… Read more »

Malvern strongwoman in bid to break world record

A Malvern woman will be hoping to smash a world record as she attempts to pull a car weighing the equivalent of a hippopotamus around a circuit constantly for 24 hours at the Three Counties Showground. Emma Chetwynd Jarvis will pull the 1.5-ton vehicle, which will also include a driver, using a body harness as… Read more »

Lantern walk raises £11,000 for hospice

Glowing lanterns were lit in memory of loved ones at an annual walk which raised more than £11,000 for a hospice. Now in its third year, the St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk took place on Saturday, February 8 at the National Trust’s Croome, near Worcester. The evening saw more than 450 guests walk a 1.5-mile… Read more »

Hospice to host fundraising golf day

Teams of four are being invited to join a hospice on the fairway for a spring fundraising Golf Day. The St Richard’s Hospice Golf Day, held at The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern, will take place on Friday, April 3. Now in its fifth year, the event will see teams play 18 holes of golf… Read more »

Boy wears shorts for 365 days to support hospice

A 10-year-old schoolboy is swapping trousers for shorts in a year-long challenge to raise funds for the hospice which cared for his aunt. Liam Ingram, from Worcester, is over a month into the unusual challenge – and intends to wear shorts every day of the year, whatever the weather. The youngster is raising money for… Read more »

Telephone information

Update: This has now been resolved and all lines are working as normal.  (updated 9am 1st February)   Due to circumstances out of our control, we are currently only able to make very limited external phone calls – or receive limited incoming calls to St Richard’s Hospice.    

Generous birthday girl swaps gifts for donations

A kind-hearted youngster is asking for donations to the hospice which cared for her grandad – instead of birthday presents. Isobel Jacobse, who will turn 11 in February, has chosen to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice to celebrate her birthday – and remember her grandad. The 10-year-old’s grandad, Norman West from Upton-upon-Severn, had prostate… Read more »