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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Designer Contracts set to transform the lives of patients thanks to their amazing generosity

Ashgate Hospicecare are thrilled to announce that one of their amazing supporters, Designer Contracts, are supporting the Hospice’s Three Bedded Bay Appeal through their amazing gift of £100,000. Designer Contracts, the UK’s largest flooring contractor, have once again gone above and beyond to support their local Hospice, helping transform the Hospice’s Three Bedded Bays by […]

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Transformation begins to turn three bedded bays into nine modern bedrooms to allow families to sleep by their loved ones’ side

The design of Ashgate Hospicecare’s 30-year-old hospice wing is unable to fully meet the changing needs of our patients and their loved ones. However, Hospice staff plan to bring families closer together by transforming and modernising their three-bedded bays into nine individual bedrooms, giving patients a private space to be surrounded by those close to […]

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Local hospice gets everybody talking at International Women’s Day events

Ashgate Hospicecare, in Old Brampton, Chesterfield, held a jam-packed day of events for staff and volunteers on Friday 8th March in celebration of International Women’s Day. The day included a visit from the Be Cancer Safe team, whose campaign is encouraging men and women alike to start conversations about cancer and how to look for […]

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Handelsbanken raises £5,629.50 for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that the Handelsbanken team which introduced their unique local relationship banking approach to customers in Chesterfield in November 2012 have raised £5,629.50 for Ashgate Hospicecare thanks to staff completing different fundraising challenges throughout the year. Handelsbanken Chesterfield, based on Spire Walk and with firm roots in the local community, […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare champions campaign to widen access to care

Ashgate Hospicecare is joining forces with other hospices across the UK to support a new campaign aimed at widening access to the vital support they provide for people with life-limiting conditions and those who care for them. The Open Up Hospice Care campaign – which launches today (4 March) and is led by national hospice […]

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Early bird opens for Ashgate Hospicecare’s Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk 2019

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk is back with a bang! This year it will be held on Saturday 6th July starting at 10pm. Take full advantage of the early bird offer of only £10 ending on Friday 22nd March at midnight. Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising event keeps growing year on year and, last year, saw […]

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Make it your New Year’s resolution to volunteer for your local hospice

Have you thought about volunteering? After the Christmas break, millions of people across the country are starting the year off with a new resolution to do something good, but don’t know what to do. Ashgate Hospicecare, in Chesterfield, are appealing new volunteers to start in the early months of this year and have a number […]

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Lottery player wins £1000 with last pound on the Ashgate Lottery!

Anita Stapp played two numbers on the Ashgate Lottery for just over a year, but decided to stop the direct debit payments when she had to leave work due to illness. Just two weeks after she cancelled her payments, Anita received a phone call from the team at the Hospice explaining that her last pound […]

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