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Bereavements cookery group

Delicious smells and the sounds of gentle laughter and clattering of pots and pans fill the kitchen at St Richard’s Hospice in Wildwood Drive, Worcester on a Thursday evening. But it’s not the professional catering staff busy making nourishing meals for patients: instead the room is a hive of activity with a new Bereavement Cookery… Read more »

Celebrity lunch supports hospice

Margaret Mountford and guests

Margaret Mountford, well known for her role in BBC’s The Apprentice, shared stories about her career and television appearances at a special lunch, raising over £6,500 for St Richard’s Hospice. The event, supported by St Richard’s Hospice’s business patrons, also included a fundraising auction hosted by Phillip Serrell, local auctioneer and TV personality from shows… Read more »

Daughter Takes on Marathon Challenge

A seasoned runner is training hard for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon with high hopes of raising over £5,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. Jane Evans, aged 37 from Solihull, a member of Knowle & Dorridge Running Club, is no stranger to competitive running having competed internationally in the past, albeit at shorter distances. She… Read more »

Sister’s Take on Rainbow Run in Mem of Stylish Mum

Fond memories of their late mum’s enthusiasm for life have inspired two sisters to take on personal challenges in support of St Richard’s Hospice as a thank you for the charity’s care. Penny Goddard, 65, from Astley near Stourport, died from ovarian cancer on Christmas Day in the St Richard’s Hospice In-patient Unit. Just days… Read more »

Cheltenham Festival Preview Event Success

Guests at a special event in aid of St Richard’s Hospice were treated to some insider tips for next week’s Cheltenham Festival from a panel of horse racing experts. The Preview Evening, which took place at The Wood Norton Hotel and Restaurant near Evesham on Tuesday 3rd March, raised almost £3,300 for the Worcestershire hospice…. Read more »

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 »