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Clay Shooting Raises £50,000

A clay shoot held at the Bransford Manor home of estate agent Andrew Grant and his wife Bea has raised more than £50,000 for St Richard’s Hospice.   The event was organised by Mr Grant, a hospice patron and St Richard’s supporter Georgina Britten-Long of Wichenford. The shoot has been held six times and  has… Read more »

Hospice Care Week Raises Awareness

St Richard’s Hospice will be joining forces with more than 100 other hospices across the UK to help raise public awareness about the diversity of hospice care and highlight that it is available in many different settings beyond hospice buildings. The theme of this year’s Hospice Care Week (6th–12th October) is ‘Hospice care, everywhere’. During… Read more »

You matter to the last moment of your life

There is considerable national debate about how patients and their loved ones want care to be provided with compassion, kindness, dignity and respect – no more so than at the end of life. At Worcestershire’s St Richard’s Hospice these values are well established and reflected in everything they do, says Care Director June Patel. “Our… Read more »

Racing Dinner to Welcome Top Jockey

Local residents are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at a special racing dinner with special guest Colin Brown, top jockey and racing personality. Colin Brown will join guests at the fundraising event at Worcester Racecourse on Thursday 9th October and will sharehis experiences, weighing room anecdotes and racing tips to help guests spot a winning… Read more »

Hospice chaplain ordained as Interfaith Minister

Sheila Simmonds, one of the longest-serving volunteer members of the St Richard’s Hospice chaplaincy team, has been ordained as an Interfaith Minister. For Sheila, who co-ordinates chaplaincy support on the In-patient Unit at the Wildwood Drive hospice, this is the culmination of two years of training at the London-based Interfaith Seminary.  Sheila, now Revd Sheila… Read more »

Crowds Enjoy Bretforton Show

Crowds queued up for the opening of  the second village show in the  magnificent grounds of Bretforton Manor last Saturday. (13th Sept) Over 1,000 visitors streamed in to enjoy the traditional village show which was raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice, the Worcestershire charity celebrating its 30th anniversary. Entries to the show classes were up… Read more »

Teams to Compete in 80’s Retro Quiz

Local businesses are being invited to put together a team of four colleagues, friends or family and take part in a ‘Back in the Day’ Retro 80s Quiz to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Business owners Julia Williams, of Premier Places, and Sarah Mayo-Evans, of Peach Recruitment, have organised the ‘Back in the Day’… Read more »

Call for Votes to Help Win £50,000

St Richard’s Hospice has been shortlisted by the national Great British Switch campaign as one of six local charities in with the chance of being awarded £50,000 this weekend, Friday 12th – Sunday 14th September. The Great British Switch campaign by comparethemarket.com is giving one local charity the reward as part of its work with… Read more »

Journalist Goes Wild Swimming for Hospice

An intrepid local journalist is planning a long distance river swim to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Dan Pallett, who as Sports Presenter with BBC Midlands Today is more used to reporting on the athletic achievements of others, will swap his pen and notepad for a wetsuit and goggles to swim 10km along the… Read more »

Dental Team Take on Malvern Cycle Ride

A team of dental colleagues from Malvern have taken on an epic cycling event around the spectacular Malvern Hills to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Kevin Fieldhouse, aged 54 from Mathon, together with Simon and Daniel Young, aged 54 and 19, both from Castlemorton, rode the Malvern Mad Hatters Sportive’s 103 mile… Read more »