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Couple Hold Special Retirement Party

A Worcester man has retired in style by holding a fundraising party, raising over £12,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. Bob Pudge, from Warndon Villages, Worcester, had been thinking of retiring from the construction industry for a while, and decided that a party would seal the deal. Mr Pudge and his wife, Jane, thought that this… Read more »

Marathon Challenge

A Worcester man is taking on a marathon challenge to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice in memory his girlfriend. Adrian Norsworthy, 40, from Worcester, plans to run 13 marathons next year in a bid to raise as much money as possible in memory of his girlfriend Sarah Veall. Sarah, a journalist from Worcester, was… Read more »

Warriors Visit Brings Christmas Cheer

Three Worcester Warriors players visited St Richard’s Hospice to wish patients, volunteers and staff a Merry Christmas. Players Niall Annett, Sam Betty and Josh Drauniniu visited the Worcester hospice and chatted with patients attending Day Hospice and those in the In-patient Unit. June Patel, Care Director at St Richard’s Hospice, said; “We were delighted to… Read more »

Drama Group Hold Cinderella Panto

A seasonal performance by the Rushwick Amateur Dramatic Addicts (RADA) entertained the crowds with a mix of drama and pantomime, raising £550 for St Richard’s Hospice. The group performed their annual ‘Christmas This’n’That’ show at Rushwick Village Hall on the evening of 1st December and dedicated the show to their founder and artistic director, Ann… Read more »

Quilts Give Comfort and Treasured Memories

Quilts made with love and care by dedicated Worcestershire women are set to become the holders of treasured memories for families of St Richard’s Hospice patients. Members of the Project Linus UK volunteer group recently donated a large bundle of the handmade quilts to the Worcestershire hospice’s Family Support Team. Alison Cooper, from St Richard’s… Read more »

Footballers Kick-Off Festive Fun

Members of Westbury Celtic Tigers/Youth U14s and the Youth Teams’ Manager’s co-workers from Jaguar LandRover Green shift spread some festive cheer to St Richard’s Hospice.   The generous group donated gifts to young people in the St Richard’s Hospice Dragonfly Group for bereaved children.   St Richard’s Head of Family Support, Sarah Popplestone-Helm said, “This is such… Read more »

Dig Out Your Christmas Clobber

St Richard’s Hospice is inviting local residents and businesses to hold a Christmas Clobber day during December and help raise money for the charity. To take part in the seasonal campaign, groups of family, friends or colleagues are being asked to choose a date on which they will dress up in their favourite Christmas jumper… Read more »

Christmas at St Richard’s

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester are getting into the festive spirit. We hold Christmas parties for our Day Hospice patients throughout December, making it a special event with lots of love, laughter and care among people who have become friends with shared experiences of living with a life-threatening illness.  The trees are decorated,… Read more »

Seasonal Ball a Roaring Success

Glasses were raised in celebration at the St Richard’s Hospice Snowdrop Ball, which raised over £24,000 profit for the charity. More than 350 guests enjoyed an evening of dining and dancing at Sixways Rugby Club at the hospice’s annual event. Supporters gave generously to the live auction, led by Knight Frank’s Will Kerton, and to… Read more »

Teeing Off for a Good Cause

The lady members of The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern have raised almost £4,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice was chosen as their charity of the year by Faith Tubb, Lady Captain for 2013. The members arranged a number of fundraising activities throughout the year, raising a total of £3,905.25. Events included a bridge… Read more »