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Auction of promises to help hospice

An auction of promises has raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice has been donated an impressive £17,625 following an event at The Elms School in Colwall. Organised by a committee of ladies the event – which took place on Saturday 16 June – was attended by more than 120 people… Read more »

Local boy saddling up for hospice

A Worcester school boy will be getting on his bike for hospice care next month. Jay Ingram, aged 10 and from Perdiswell, will be taking part in a sponsored 10 mile cycling challenge around Worcester Racecourse on Sunday 1 July. This is the fourth year running that Jay has taken part in fundraising for St… Read more »

Hospice on the look out for enterprising students

Enterprising students are being encouraged to sign up for a hospice campaign which aims to raise money for its care. The Flourishing Fivers initiative – run by St Richard’s Hospice – encourages young people to take part in the creative money-making challenge which has been running since 2005. Claire James, Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice… Read more »

Why I volunteer – Graeme

Meet Graeme Walker, a retired Worcester man who recently started volunteering for St Richard’s. Here Graeme, a former area sales manager for  anchoring and fixing manufacturer Rawlplug Ltd, explains how the experience has changed his view of hospices. ‘My decision to volunteer at St Richard’s was a bit of a lightbulb moment.  My wife Louise… Read more »

On the hunt for knitted giraffes

Organisers of the city’s forthcoming giraffe trail are calling upon enthusiastic knitters and stitchers to start casting on for a summer knit along. Worcester Stands Tall, A Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice, is encouraging residents to donate knitted giraffes to support the project. Hundreds of knitted and crochet… Read more »

Be an ‘explorer’ on Safari Walk

A hospice team is calling for giraffe-lovers to join a safari-themed walk around the city this summer. The St Richard’s Hospice Safari Walk will take place on Sunday, July 22 starting from Worcester Racecourse in Grand Stand Road at 10am. Covering approximately either three or six miles, the walk takes in a series of decorated,… Read more »

Long-serving volunteer to receive medal

A dedicated volunteer who has spent almost four decades serving a local hospice, has been honoured with a prestigious award. Clare Norton, from St John’s in Worcester, has been nominated by St Richard’s Hospice to receive the accolade – which is titled Badge of the Order of Mercy – and will collect it at a… Read more »

Race the dragon for hospice

A team of Worcestershire netball players and their friends will be taking to the water later this summer in aid of a local hospice. Members of the Malvern-based Halo netball team will be taking part in Worcester’s annual charity dragon boat race event in order to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Organised by Worcester… Read more »

Hospice chosen as Isoman’s charity of the year

The organisation behind the challenging Isoman Triathlon has chosen St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester as its Charity of the Year 2018. Individuals will be raising funds for the hospice at a number of events this year, including one at Arrow Valley Countryside Centre in Redditch on Saturday 30 June. This is the second year running… Read more »