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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 […]

Local hospice signs up to the Mindful Employer Initiative

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce they have signed up to the ‘Working Towards Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health’. The MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative, which has had over 1500 employer signatories signed up to it since it began in 2004, provides businesses and organisations with easier access to information and support for […]

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Bank Park and Ashgate Hospicecare team up for patient care

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that local parking management company, Bank Park, has chosen them as the beneficiaries for their new car park next to the Chesterfield Hotel. Bank Park, who offer friendly, fair and ethical car parking solutions whilst raising much needed funds for local charities through it’s ‘Park and Give Scheme’, has […]

Driving day raises more than £50,000 for local charities

Around 100 people with their super cars took part in a charity Driving Day, the first event of its kind in Derbyshire, organised by The Star Trust. The event, which set out to raise money for #ChallengeDerbyshire, a fundraising initiative which supports three local north Derbyshire based charities including Ashgate Hospicecare (70%), Blythe House Hospice […]

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Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising event goes down in the history books raising £202,500 for Ashgate Hospicecare.

Thousands of walkers geared up over the weekend to take part in the Markovitz Showroom Sparkle Night Walk for Ashgate Hospicecare. The event, which is now recognised as Chesterfield’s largest, saw over 2,563 people walk 10km around Chesterfield on Saturday night, raising an unbelievable £202,500 for the local charity. Organisers from Ashgate Hospicecare, alongside hundreds […]

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Health Care Report Highlights Public Confusion Over Essential Services Within Region

Quality Health, the UK’s largest provider of patient and employee surveys and related consultancy to the NHS in England, has released a report revealing the lack of public understanding about fundamental health care provision within north Derbyshire. The report published this year was commissioned by Ashgate Hospicecare, specialists in palliative care, both in the hospice […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare joins national campaign to widen access to end of life care

Today Ashgate Hospicecare is joining forces with national charity Hospice UK and other hospices across the country to launch a new campaign aimed at widening access to end of life care. New analysis published today by Hospice UK has found that nationally one in four families of people who require end of life care, including […]

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Not long to go until thousands walk for those needing hospice care

Imagine how incredible it would be if 3,000 walkers took part in this year’s Markovitz Showroom Sparkle Night Walk! Ashgate Hospicecare has pulled out all the stops for Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising event. The Hospice is hoping to smash last year’s records and reach over 3,000 walkers,  enabling Ashgate Hospicecare to get one step closer to […]

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Britain’s Got Talent children’s choir Perfect Pitch set to perform at this year’s Markovitz Showroom Sparkle Night Walk

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that Britain’s Got Talent’s semi finalists, Perfect Pitch, have been added to this year’s Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk entertainment. The 40- piece choir, who impressed judges Simon Cowell, Alisha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams with their performance of the Jungle Book’s I Wanna be Like You and Bare […]