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Hospice challenge to ‘grow’ £50 donation

Businesses are being challenged to get creative and turn £50 into a much bigger donation for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice is calling for 20 organisations to sign-up to its 20/20 Business Challenge – with the collective aim of raising more than £20,000 for its care. Each team to sign up will be given £50… Read more »

Festive discount for hospice supporters

A city hospice has teamed up with fashion retailer New Look to offer shoppers an extra ‘thank you’ for supporting its care this Christmas. New Look has launched a customer discount scheme aimed at encouraging people to donate goods in support of hospice care – and St Richard’s Hospice is among the charities taking part…. Read more »

Christmas arrives at St Richard’s Hospice

Staff and volunteers have been busy ‘decking the halls’ of a city hospice ready for Christmas. Festive garlands are up, baubles are shining and five magnificent Christmas trees are standing proud around St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The trees have been donated by the award-winning Webbs Garden Centres and are in place outside the hospice,… Read more »

Important telephone info

We are updating our phone systems tomorrow (Tuesday, 10th December) from 7am so there may be a short disruption to the main 01905 763963 telephone number while the transfer takes place to a more cost effective and comprehensive call system. We apologise for any inconvenience whilst the changes take place. You can call direct dial… Read more »

Christmas time at St Richard’s Hospice

Read our monthly column for the Worcester News, on the theme of Christmas at St Richard’s Hospice: Christmas is just around the corner and we are looking forward to celebrating the festive season at St Richard’s Hospice. Decorations are going up, bringing plenty of Christmas cheer and sparkle to the building – including magnificent Christmas… Read more »

Shining a light on bereavement services

To mark National Grief Awareness Week we are shining a spotlight on our bereavement support services. We know being able to voice difficult thoughts, emotions and experiences in a safe environment, with someone who is not personally involved can make a huge difference to someone who is bereaved. Our Family Support Team offers two bereavement… Read more »

Raise voices in hospice festive carols

candles flickering

Voices will be raised in song at a special evening of carols at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester at the final event in the charity’s Lights of Love campaign this year. Everyone is invited to join the festive sing-song in the hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester on Thursday, 19th December at 7pm. The event will… Read more »

Donation is ‘icing on the cake’ for hospice

Festive cakes in the form of trains, letterboxes, cartoon characters and more have been donated to help a hospice raise funds for its care. St Richard’s Hospice received 29 decorated Christmas cakes made by the Wychavon branch of the British Sugarcraft Guild, which meets in Droitwich. Each intricately crafted cake will be auctioned, raffled or… Read more »

Christmas tree to sparkle for St Richard’s

More than 1,000 twinkling lights will illuminate a giant Christmas tree to help raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Standing well over 50ft high, the tree can be found in the front garden of Inkberrow residents Avril and Christopher Rowlands – and will be switched on this Sunday, December 1. The whole community is invited… Read more »

Apprentice to skydive for St Richard’s Hospice

A daredevil 20-year-old will take to the skies for a fundraising challenge in memory of his dad – dressed as Father Christmas. Rob Turner, from Worcester, has signed-up for the St Richard’s Hospice Santa Skydive on Saturday, December 7 at Hinton Airfield, Northamptonshire. Harnessed to an experienced parachute instructor, Mr Turner will jump from 10,000ft… Read more »