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Golf club donates £4,000 to hospice

A county golf club has donated more than £4,000 to a hospice after taking on a year’s worth of fundraising activities. The ladies’ section of The Worcestershire Golf Club raised a total of £4,015 for St Richard’s Hospice during 2019, donating the sum just before Christmas. Fundraising activities included golfing competitions, lunches, collecting loose change,… Read more »

Success for hospice Christmas tree campaign

A campaign which saw volunteers recycle 2,040 Christmas trees has raised £33,659 for a hospice – doubling the total from its previous year. Households across the county registered their real trees to be collected, in return for a donation to support St Richard’s Hospice. More than 120 volunteers from 40 teams stepped out on Friday,… Read more »

Retro gaming event to support hospice

An afternoon of retro gaming is set to take place at a city arcade bar to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The event, titled Game On, will take place on Sunday, January 26 at Retroids Arcade Bar in New Street, Worcester, from 1pm. Everyone with a ticket to this event will have an hour’s… Read more »

Hospice Will writing scheme to return

A hospice has teamed up with two solicitors’ firms to provide a special Will writing scheme next month. Write a Will Month, led by St Richard’s Hospice, is set to return in February with Bradley Haynes Law, Worcester, and WLS Solicitors, Malvern. The scheme will see the participating solicitors offer a single Will for £95… Read more »

Team completes tough Three Peaks Challenge

An intrepid team of 12 scaled the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland to raise more than £10,800 for St Richard’s Hospice. The group, whose members work at insurance companies Hiscox and the Worcester branch of Marsh Commercial, tackled Ben Nevis, Scotland and Scafell Pike in the Lake District – before finishing at… Read more »

Shop to temporarily close for refurbishment

Our shop in Mealcheapen Street, Worcester, is set to close on Friday, 10th January at 1pm for refurbishment.   The shop, which is home to our bridal department, will be shut for a number of weeks while the work is completed. We look forward to welcoming customers back in to the newly improved shop –… Read more »

Hospice Christmas tree recycling campaign to return

TEAMS of volunteers will step out across the county in January to collect and recycle Christmas trees in support of hospice care. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is preparing to hold its fourth Christmas Tree Recycling Campaign – and hopes it will be bigger and better than ever. Over two days, volunteers from a host… Read more »

Woo Fest wins top festival award

Organisers behind a well-loved county music festival are celebrating after winning a prestigious award. Woo Fest, which is held each year at the Drum and Monkey pub in Upton upon Severn, scooped the prize for Best Small Festival at the UK Festival Awards in London. It faced competition from five other shortlisted events: ArcTanGent, Breaking… Read more »

Photos: Santa Dash 2019

We had a fantastic, festive time at our Santa Dash on Sunday, 8th December 2019. Thank you to so much to Foley’s and Worcestershire County Cricket Club for supporting us with this event. Take a look at pictures from the day in our online gallery. Photos by Pete Goddard.