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Newly-weds Celebrate & Remember

Newlyweds Becky and Ben Kings were given a surprise by family and guests as a special way to remember the couple’s loved ones who couldn’t be with them. The pair, who are living in Warndon Villages, Worcester, tied the knot at St Peter’s Church, Pirton which was followed by the reception at the Wood Norton… Read more »

Student Takes on Skydive Challenge

A student from Droitwich has celebrated his 18th birthday by taking on a daring skydive in memory of his grandfather to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. On Saturday 25th October, Toby McDowell, who attends Droitwich Spa High School & Sixth Form Centre, launched himself from a plane at 13,000 feet and plunged safely back… Read more »

Droitwich Anglers Hold Memorial Contest

Droitwich Spa Angling Club held a memorial angling competition in September on the recently restored Droitwich Canal to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. The competition, which has become an annual event, was held in memory of Ted Gibbs, a long term member of the club and popular local angler. On the day, 45 anglers… Read more »

Celebrate the Season with Local Hospice

Local residents are invited to join St Richard’s Hospice as it kicks off its Christmas celebrations with a Snowdrop Ball. Tickets are still available for the hospice’s annual Snowdrop Ball, to be held on Saturday 22nd November at Worcester Sixways. Guests will be treated to some special St Richard’s hospitality and enjoy a delicious three… Read more »

Patients Supported to Stay at Home

People with life-threatening illnesses are able to stay independent and at home for as long as possible, thanks to the package of care offered by St Richard’s Hospice. During Occupational Therapy Week 2014, 3-9 November, the hospice’s Occupational Therapists are highlighting the difference they make to the lives of patients and their loved ones, helping… Read more »

Dedicated a Light in Memory of a Loved One

Lights of love will be shining across Worcestershire from November as residents are invited to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one. St Richard’s Hospice will be holding five Lights of Love events around the county throughout November and December in the lead up to the festive season. They all follow a simple… Read more »

Big Band Celebration

A special ‘Big Band’ event on Saturday, 18th October, featuring the unique sound of the West Midland Light Orchestra, has raised over £2,200 for St Richard’s Hospice. More than 170 local music lovers enjoyed a toe tapping evening of song and dance at a special charity concert hosted by the Bank House Hotel, Bransford. The… Read more »

Get involved, keep in touch

Over the last 30 years St Richard’s Hospice has touched the lives of many local families, and continues to offer compassionate care and support to those with life-threatening illnesses and their loved ones. Families often express their thanks for the care they and their loved one received, and are keen to stay in touch and… Read more »

Worcester University Charity of the Year

Staff and students at the University of Worcester have raised more than £10,500 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Hospice was selected as the University’s Charity of the Year for the 2013/14 academic year during which a number of events took place, including raffles, a quiz night and collections tins placed around the University’s campuses. More… Read more »

Challengers Raise Over £12,000

Intrepid teams of Worcestershire workers and friends pulled out all the stops and raised thousands of pounds towards hospice care in the St Richard’s Paddle, Plod and Pedal Challenge. All the sponsorship money has now been donated by the teams who took on the endurance challenge in July. The test included  paddling from Pershore to… Read more »