School children launch business enterprise to raise vital funds for Ashgate Hospicecare

Thanks to a unique partnership between Capgemini, Placing Futures and Brookfield Community School, school students have launched a business enterprise creating and selling botanical-themed merchandise to raise vital funds for a Horticultural Therapy Project at Ashgate Hospicecare. Mark Lodge from Capgemini initially developed the idea. Capgemini has been supporting Ashgate Hospicecare for the past two […]

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Six teddy bears with mum’s voice donated to hospice patient’s children

Thanks to a kind donation to Ashgate Hospicecare, Susan Clarke, who is a patient at the hospice, has been able to give her six young children teddy bears customised with her voice inside which they will be able to cherish forever and remember their mum by. The Supportive Care Team at Ashgate Hospicecare, a local […]

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Over 3000 local people come together and Sparkle for Ashgate Hospicecare

Thousands of walkers geared up over the weekend to take part in the Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk for Ashgate Hospicecare. The event, which is Chesterfield’s largest fundraising event, saw 3000 people walk 10km around Chesterfield on Saturday night, raising a phenomenal £187,000 for the local charity. This year saw a record number of participants and […]

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Local hospice supporter wins £25,000 on hospice lottery

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that one of their regular lottery players has won an amazing £25,000 on the Ashgate Lottery rollover. Richard Dawes, from Chesterfield in North Derbyshire, recently won the staggering amount after supporting his Ashgate Hospicecare and playing the lottery for four years. The amount is the biggest prize the hospice […]

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Local hospice thanks their volunteers for providing over £400,000 of support a year

Local hospice charity, Ashgate Hospicecare, who cover the North Derbyshire area, will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to their organisation and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 – 7 June. Volunteers make an enormous contribution to Ashgate Hospicecare, not only in terms of […]

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The #ChallengeDerbyshire initiative has raised over £750,000 in support of North Derbyshire hospices

#ChallengeDerbyshire, the business fundraising initiative that supports Ashgate Hospicecare, Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust, has raised an astonishing amount totalling over £800,000 for patients and their families across North Derbyshire since it was launched in 2015 with the continued aim to raise a million pounds in total. On Thursday 28th March, representatives from #ChallengeDerbyshire […]

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