Survey reveals more staff and volunteers than ever before would recommend Ashgate Hospicecare as a place to receive care, work and volunteer

The results of Ashgate Hospicecare’s bi-annual staff and volunteer surveys reveal another year of exceptional results. An incredible 96% of the workforce would recommend the hospice to their friends and family as a place to receive care; a positive result which reflects Ashgate’s current outstanding CQC rating. Nine out of ten people would recommend the […]

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Community engagement campaign by Ashgate Hospicecare nominated for top national award

Ashgate Hospicecare has been shortlisted for a top industry award following its campaign calling for increased funding to pay for its vital palliative and end-of-life care. The campaign, which harnessed the support of the local community and key stakeholders within healthcare, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Advocacy Campaign category in this year’s national Purpose Awards. In December, […]

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Caring Ashgate Hospicecare colleagues swap scrubs for hiking boots to take on High Peak Trail challenge

Two Ashgate Hospicecare staff members who provide vital palliative care in the North Derbyshire community are getting their walking boots on for a charity hiking challenge – and they’re urging the public to join them. Community Palliative Care Support Workers Dianah Whelpton and Fiona Hardy are taking on the charity’s brand-new High Peak Trail event this summer to help the charity fund care for the families they support. The event, which […]

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Law Firm’s Free Will Writing Service Raises £21,500 for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare will benefit from a donation of more than £21,500 raised by a local law firm’s fundraising initiative. During March 2020, BRM Solicitors offered a free will writing service in exchange for a donation to the North Derbyshire charity. Having now collected in donations which had been delayed due to the impact of Covid-19, […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare chosen as chairman’s charity partner

The Chairman of North East Derbyshire District Council will help raise funds for Ashgate over the next 12 months after choosing the hospice as his charity of the year.  Councillor Martin Thacker MBE, who is also Vice-Chairman of Chesterfield Football Club and Director of Chesterfield Football Community Trust, was elected as the 35th chairman of the local authority for the coming civic year at a recent meeting.  He […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal becomes sell-out success

Hundreds of extra steel forget-me-not flowers are being made to cope with the demand after Ashgate Hospicecare’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal becomes a sell-out success. Since its launch last month, more than 2,400 flowers have been dedicated in memory of someone special, with hundreds more now on order. The appeal, sponsored by Graysons Solicitors, provides supporters with […]

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15,000ft skydive for Ashgate Hospicecare in memory of brave patient who left lasting impression

A fundraising champion will take the plunge this summer when she jumps out of an aeroplane at 15,000ft to raise vital funds for Ashgate Hospicecare. Aana Jones, a Complex Adult and Paediatric Care Assistant from Sutton-in-Ashfield, will take on the UK’s highest tandem skydive at Hibaldstow Airfield in Lincolnshire on July 11th. The 35-year-old professional […]

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Ashgate’s stunning flower display in memory of loved ones set to open at Chatsworth

Ashgate Hospicecare is inviting North Derbyshire to remember their loved ones by visiting a poignant and spectacular display featuring thousands of forget-me-not flowers at Chatsworth this month. The charity launched its Forget-Me-Not Appeal in May as a special way for supporters to celebrate, mourn and remember their loved ones who are no longer with us. […]

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Volunteers Week 2021- Appeal for more North Derbyshire people to become Ashgate Hospicecare volunteers

Ashgate Hospicecare is appealing for people to volunteer in their shops and coffee shops – as its current volunteers speak of the huge benefits of helping at the charity this Volunteers Week. Following the reopening of the Ashgate shops after the recent lockdown, the charity now needs more volunteers to help in its stores across North Derbyshire. From serving customers at its coffee shops in Shirebrook and Clowne to processing donations at the Donation Centre in Hasland, Chesterfield […]

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