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Nuffield Health Takes on Rainbow Run

A team of fitness enthusiasts will be joining the throngs of people enjoying Worcester’s first Rainbow Run, organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The team of 30 colleagues from Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Centre, Worcester, will be taking part in the fundraising event in memory of their friend and colleague Nicki Lloyd Court, who was… Read more »

Sanctuary Group Joins Rainbow Run Sponsors

Local businesses are getting involved in Worcester’s first Rainbow Run, a colourful day of fun organised by St Richard’s Hospice. The fully booked event, which will be held at Top Barn Activity Centre on Sunday 15thMarch, has proved very popular with local people with all 750 places selling within just a few weeks. Worcester-based leading… Read more »

Supporters Take on London Marathon

This year, support for St Richard’s Hospice at the Virgin Money London Marathon will be greater than ever. On Sunday 26th April, 12 runners will be on the starting blocks hoping to raise as much money as possible for the hospice and to realise their personal ambition of completing the famous marathon. The runners are… Read more »

Call for hospices to relieve pressure on hospitals

THE head of a Worcester charity has backed calls for hospices to play a greater role in helping so-called bed blockers leave hospital while getting the care they need. Chief executive of Worcester-based St Richard’s Hospice Mark Jackson has thrown his support behind a proposal which would see hospice workers working alongside hospital staff to… Read more »


The Anderson family from Ombersley have their own personal experience of how much they have been helped by St Richard’s, particularly the Family Support Team. Mother of two, Katy Anderson, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2004 and was given just three months to live.  But after radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and a wide range of… Read more »

Volunteers Recognised with Awards

The dedication and skills of four committed St Richard’s Hospice volunteers has been recognised with Community Recognition Awards. The awards, co-ordinated by Wychavon District Council, are in recognition of for their efforts in helping to make Wychavon a better place to live and work. At the ceremony, held at Peopleton Village Hall on Wednesday 11th… Read more »

Take Time to Write a Will

A Worcester firm is encouraging people to start the year by setting their financial and personal affairs in order by writing a Will. mfg Solicitors LLP in The Tything, Worcester, are offering a special value Will writing service in February with all their fees being donated to St Richard’s Hospice. A similar offer last year… Read more »

Grant Offers Comfort to Hospice Patients

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice are able to benefit from new in-house treatment following a generous gift from The Friends of Pershore Hospital. The Friends of Pershore Hospital have awarded St Richard’s Hospice a grant of £7,280 to fund an ultrasound scanner so that patients can undergo procedures at the hospice rather than having to… Read more »

Scenic Six Offers Springtime Beauty

Families and fitness fans are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice at its annual ‘Scenic Six’ village run on Sunday, 29th March. This popular annual fundraising event features a six mile multi-terrain run and two mile fun run/walk around the lanes, fields and footpaths of the village of Peopleton. The event takes its name from… Read more »

Honour for Dedicated Volunteer

A dedicated and loyal St Richard’s Hospice volunteer has been awarded the British Empire Medal in recognition of her decades of supporting bereaved families. Hundreds of bereaved individuals and families have benefited from the caring support of St Richard’s Hospice volunteer Mary-Rose Fawkes, from Worcester, over the last 28 years. The former nurse became one… Read more »