Make a free will with Ashgate Hospicecare

People in North Derbyshire are being encouraged to a make a will this August as part of Ashgate Hospicecare’s Make a Will Month campaign. The hospice has partnered with BRM Solicitors who are waiving their usual fees during August and instead they are asking clients to consider a voluntary donation to Ashgate Hospicecare. The choice […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare shortlisted for Third Sector Awards

We are delighted to announce that Ashgate Hospicecare has been shortlisted in two categories for the Third Sector Awards 2021.  The categories are Best Use of Social Media and Communications Team of the Year. The shortlist was announced on 22nd July.  This follows 18 months of intense activity at Ashgate, during which time the hospice has been caring for end-of-life COVID positive patients and campaigning for […]

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Vaccination rollout raises thousands for Ashgate Hospicecare

Visitors of a North Derbyshire vaccination centre have raised more than £11,000 to help fund Ashgate Hospicecare’s specialist end-of-life care for patients and families. More than 170,000 jabs have been provided at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel Theatre’s vaccination centre since the rollout first started at the beginning of the year. The Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and primary care […]

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£16,000 raised for Ashgate Hospicecare after return to in-person fundraising

The first physical fundraising events to be held by Ashgate Hospicecare, since the pandemic unfolded 18 months ago, have been hailed as a huge success. It was a bumper return to action for the North Derbyshire hospice with its dedicated fundraisers taking part in two challenging events and raising £16,000 to help fund its vital […]

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Ashgate thanks Chairman for fantastic start to year of fundraising

Councillor Martin Thacker MBE, Chairman of North East Derbyshire District Council and Vice-Chairman of Chesterfield F.C., has been busy raising vital funds for Ashgate Hospicecare after choosing the hospice as his charity of the year.  To help Ashgate fund its vital care for patients and their loved ones across North Derbyshire, Councillor Thacker has filled his calendar with fundraising activities – so far raising thousands in less than three months.  Among […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare asks for community’s understanding as it keeps visitor restrictions and infection control measures in place to keep patients safe

This week, Boris Johnson confirmed his plans to move to the final stage of easing of COVID restrictions in England on 19th July. It means almost all legal restrictions on social contact will be removed. Ahead of these plans coming into force, Ashgate Hospicecare have said they will be retaining their infection control measures, which […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal raises £117,300

Supporters from across North Derbyshire have rallied behind Ashgate Hospicecare’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal to raise £117,300 in just eight weeks. Since the appeal launched in May, 3,194 flowers have been dedicated in memory of someone special, with supporters receiving a custom-made flower for a suggested donation of £25. The charity, which provides specialist end of life […]

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Pupils get creative to support patients and families at Ashgate Hospicecare

Kind-hearted school children have been hard at work creating bespoke fabric hearts for patients and families cared for by Ashgate Hospicecare. Pupils at Hasland Junior School took part in the project during the pandemic to help families and loved ones who may have been separated feel closer together. Every child in the school was encouraged […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare shortlisted for FOUR Charity Times Awards!

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted as finalists in The Charity Times Awards 2021 in the following categories: Charity Leader of the Year – Barbara-Anne Walker Campaigning Team of the Year Digital Fundraising Campaign of the Year Charity with the Best Social Media The Charity Times Awards continue to be the pre-eminent celebration of […]

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Daredevils to brave Peak District abseil for Ashgate Hospicecare

From a 14-year-old schoolgirl to a 63-year-old volunteer – fundraisers of all ages are preparing to abseil from 80-feet for Ashgate Hospicecare this summer. Daredevils are set to brave the adrenaline inducing charity challenge off Millers Dale Bridge in the Peak District on Sunday 15th August to help raise vital funds towards the hospice’s care. […]

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