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Christmas Fayre Success for Store

St Richard’s Hospice’s new flagship store in Worcester has enjoyed a successful Christmas Fayre, with thousands flocking to the shop and café during the annual event. The newly refurbished store, opened in July this year in St Swithin’s Street, was decorated for the Christmas season by staff and volunteers. The decorations have attracted many admiring… Read more »

Icing on Christmas Celebrations

The annual delivery of iced Christmas cakes from the Wychavon Branch of the Sugarcraft Guild has been made to St Richard’s Hospice. The ladies, who meet in Droitwich, have been busy making and icing 30 cakes which they have donated to be sold, auctioned or raffled to raise funds for St Richard’s. Sarah Patrick, St Richard’s … Read more »

Santas Raise Sack Fulls of Cash

Over 140 santas of all shapes and sizes were out in force at Top Barn Activity Centre raising sackfulls of cash for St Richard’s Hospice. The red suited santas climbed on their bikes or donned running shoes to take on the Santathon challenge on a four or eight mile route around the paths and fields… Read more »

Droitwich Remembers Loved Ones

More than 240 people packed into The Sacred Heart Church in Droitwich on Tuesday 25th November as part of the St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love campaign, and remembered someone special to them. Those attending the service took time for quiet reflection and were entertained by the Dodderhill choir and the St Richard’s Singers, a… Read more »

Raffle Launched to Win a Mazda 3

Local residents now have a chance to win a brand new Mazda 3 for just £1 in the St Richard’s Hospice raffle, launched this week. Ticket sales from the raffle to win the car will help raise funds to help St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients and their families living with cancer and other… Read more »

Lloyds Bank Award for Hospice

St Richard’s Hospice is delighted to have been awarded £3,000 from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 after residents in Worcester voted for the local charity in their thousands. Worcester residents voted for their charity of choice in their Lloyds Bank branch or by voting online. The funds will help St Richard’s provide its Hospice… Read more »

Hundreds Turn Out to Dedicate Lights of Love

Over 1,400 people gathered at Worcester Cathedral on Friday (14th Nov) to remember their loved ones in the annual St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services.   The afternoon and evening Cathedral services were the first of five to be held in the county during the next few weeks.  They all follow a simple structure… Read more »

Joggers Disrobe for Calendar

Fitness fans are stripping off in the best possible taste to raise funds for a Worcestershire hospice. Members of the Black Pear Joggers are disrobing for a 2015 calendar which is raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The calendar is the brain-child of Jeremy Jones whose family received support from the charity when his late… Read more »

Malvern Calendar Launch

A local social enterprise has launched a new Malvern Hills calendar with all profits going to support St Richard’s Hospice.   The calendar was created by Worcestershire-based social enterprise, Shuttersphere and features twelve images from in and around the Malverns.   The company was founded by local amateur photographer, John Wynn, who is aiming to… Read more »

Patient’s Rock Gig

A St Richard’s Hospice patient shared his love of all thinks rock ‘n roll to raise funds for the charity supporting him through his illness. Chris Lynch, from Claines, near Worcester, organised the gig which featured six bands and three djs at Worcester auto club in Perdiswell. The gig was a huge success, raising over… Read more »