Bakewell News
Local hospice charity shop broken into over the weekend

On Sunday 14th January, Ashgate Hospicecare’s Bakewell Retail shop was broken in to costing the Hospice over £1500 from stolen items and repair bills. The retail shop, which is based on Portland Square in Bakewell, is a key source of funding for the Hospice’s services across North Derbyshire. Graham Richardson, Director of Retail and New […]

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Chief Executive announced for Ashgate Hospicecare marking 30th anniversary

Ashgate Hospicecare has announced the appointment of Barbara-Anne Walker as the charity’s new Chief Executive. The Chesterfield-based hospice works to provide specialist palliative and end of life care to local people and their families across North Derbyshire and the High Peak and Dales and is proud to be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare launches #30for30 challenge on year of anniversary

This year, Ashgate Hospicecare will be celebrating 30 years of delivering patient care to those with life-limiting illnesses across north Derbyshire. The #30for30 volunteering campaign, which is being launched at the start of the year, will aim to encourage people who may not have thought about volunteering with the Hospice before to donate 30 hours […]

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Westfield Health Chairman Graham Moore announced as new Ashgate Hospicecare Patron

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that Graham Moore, Chairman of Westfield Health, has become a patron of Chesterfield based hospice Ashgate Hospicecare. Graham, who became Chairman of Westfield Health in 1995 after stepping down as CEO of the organisation, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Ashgate Hospicecare. Graham Moore, said: “I am […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare receives £103,025 grant from Westfield Health Charitable Trust

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that they have received a generous grant of £103,035 from the Westfield Health Charitable Trust. The grant, that is going to used to create a beautiful garden room and dementia friendly courtyard for our patients, their families and visitors, will ensure there is a space where families can make […]

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market raises £12,122.38 for patient care

On Saturday 18th November, north Derbyshire’s local community came together and raised an amazing £12,122.38 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. Beth Cole, Events Fundraiser at Ashgate Hospicecare, […]

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M Markovitz Ltd announced as main sponsor for Ashgate Hospicecare’s Sparkle Night Walk 2018

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that Markovitz have agreed to continue their sponsorship of our flagship fundraising event, the Sparkle Night Walk which will take place on Saturday the 7th July 2018. Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising event, which saw 2,563 local people walk the 10km route across the town, raised an unbelievable £202,500 for patients […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare launches 24/7 Hospice at Home Appeal

This October, local hospice Ashgate Hospicecare are launching a new appeal to make their Hospice at Home service available 24/7 to everyone needing hospice care in north Derbyshire. The appeal, which aims to add over 30 addition staff, including registered nurses, health care assistants and therapists to the small team the hospice already has, will […]

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Generous author donates all royalty proceeds to Ashgate Hospicecare

‘A Matter of Life and Death’, a book by renowned author Rosalind Bradley, has recently gone on sale with all royalty proceeds coming to Ashgate Hospicecare. The book, which offers a meaningful volume for the bereaved and those working in bereavement or spirituality, brings together contributors from different backgrounds, including a Holocaust survivor and a […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare raise a combined £18,437 at this year’s Summer Fair and Open Air Cinema

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that a combined total of £18,437 was raised at last weekend’s Summer Fair and Open Air Cinema. Both events, which were based on Ashgate Hospicecare’s meadow, hosted over a thousand people throughout the day and raised vital funds for patients and their families across north Derbyshire. Beth Cole, Events […]