Coronavirus: guidance on visiting our hospice

Last updated: 16th June 2020 Since receiving news of the coronavirus outbreak, Ashgate Hospicecare has and continues to follow all health guidelines to ensure everyone at the hospice and across our other sites is safe. We have put sensible and precautionary plans in place with our main priority being infection control and prevention to protect […]

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Do you want to make your Will for free* this month and support your local hospice?

During March 2020, Ashgate Hospicecare is partnering with BRM Solicitors for Will Month who have kindly offered to waiver their fees for making a Will for a suggested donation to the local hospice.  By leaving a gift to Ashgate Hospicecare in your Will, it will help to ensure that people across North Derbyshire with a […]

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#ChallengeDerbyshire initiative smashes through £1million mark in support of North Derbyshire hospices

On Saturday 8th February, the #ChallengeDerbyshire Charity Ball held at the iconic Devonshire Dome in Buxton astonishingly raised over £200,000 on the night. This means #ChallengeDerbyshire has now raised over £1.1million in total for patients and their families across North Derbyshire! #ChallengeDerbyshire, which first began in 2015, is a fundraising initiative, supported by local businesses, […]

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Ever thought about volunteering? Why not volunteer at your local hospice and make a difference to local people?

Two weeks after Ashgate Hospicecare launched their new volunteer campaign, the hospice is excited to announce that they have recruited over 15 new volunteers, with the list continuing to grow. Jo Neill, Volunteer Development Manager at Ashgate Hospicecare, said: “Ashgate Hospicecare simply couldn’t run without volunteers. They are absolutely vital. We have volunteers across all […]

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Local community come together and raise over £44,000 for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Light Up a Life campaign 2019 has raised over £44,000 for patients and their families thanks to the amazing support of the North Derbyshire community. The popularity of the campaign continues to grow each year with over 1300 supporters dedicating a life to someone special. Jack Wood, Head of Fundraising at Ashgate Hospicecare, […]

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Local solicitors donate a hundred boxes of chocolates for patients this Christmas

Last week, Chesterfield based Banner Jones visited Ashgate Hospicecare and donated a hundred boxes of chocolates to patients and families in time for Christmas. The local solicitors, which has been a continuous supporter of the hospice for a number of years, has once again gone above and beyond for their local hospice, delivering chocolates to […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market raises over £11,736.22 for patient care

On Saturday 16th November, North Derbyshire’s local community came together and raised an amazing £11,736 at Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market. The event, which hosted an array of stalls, food and entertainment including Santa and his reindeer, was hugely successful and raised vital funds for patients and their families across North Derbyshire. Carl Jones, Fundraising Manager […]

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Local company saves Ashgate Hospicecare vital funds through buying five wheelchairs for patients

Ashgate Hospicecare are thrilled to announce that local equipment specialists, Penny Hydraulics, have just purchased five wheelchairs and specialist cushions for patients saving the hospice hundreds of pounds. The company, which is based in Clowne in North Derbyshire, are an award-winning UK manufacturer of lifting equipment and have saved the hospice a significant amount of […]

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