Ashgate Hospicecare Tree
Treecycle this Christmas with Ashgate Hospicecare

Christmas day is over: you’ve done the washing up, binned the wrapping paper and the kids have already broken their toys. But what do you do with your tree after the festivities? Forget struggling to get it in the car for the tip, or cutting up and scattering pine needles everywhere, Ashgate Hospicecare is here […]

Chesterfield Football Club
Chesterfield FC players visit Ashgate Hospicecare

Players and staff from Chesterfield FC visited Ashgate Hospicecare last week where they were given a tour of the hospice and an opportunity to meet and chat with patients. The players, who met and posed for photos with patients and staff in the hospice’s Day Hospice and In Patient Unit, joined in with the festive […]

Chesterfield based car dealers donates car to Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that they have received a brand new Vauxhall Astra, kindly donated by Arnold Clark Chesterfield Motorstore. The car, which was passed over to the hospice on Friday the 25th of November, is a 7th generation design which promises to offer great space and comfort. Russell Borrie, Group Franchise Director […]

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market is coming to town

Experience the magic of the festive season this year by visiting Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market on Saturday 19th November. The Market, which will be open between 11am and 3pm, will offer an array of Christmas gift ideas and things to do for all the family, including Santa’s grotto as well as numerous stalls. Everyone attending the […]

Markovitz Showroom hosts celebrity chef Peter Sidwell to launch Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising event for next year

Ashgate Hospicecare is proud to announce it has officially launched the Markovitz Showroom Sparkle Night Walk, due to take place in July 2017. The launch event, which took place at the Markovitz Showroom based on Sheffield Road in Chesterfield on Saturday 29th October, gave the public the opportunity to sign up to next year’s walk, all whilst enjoying numerous dishes served up by […]

Care for a Cuppa: Local hospice unveils new coffee shop

Ashgate Hospicecare is proud to announce that their brand new coffee shop in Clowne is officially open. The shop, situated on Mill Green Way, offers shopping and a vast range of hot drinks and cakes all under the same roof. It opened its doors to the public last week on the 11th of October. Andrea […]

Women in car
Local Hospice encourages community to sponsor a nurse

The need for more hospice nurses in North Derbyshire is continuously growing as people are living longer with more complex symptoms that require specialist care. Ashgate Hospicecare is pulling out all the stops with its ongoing sponsor a nurse campaign to ensure more nurses are able to provide care in the hospice and reach patients across the county […]

Care for elderly
Mayoress volunteers for the day at north Derbyshire Hospice

The Mayoress of Chesterfield, Jill Mannion-Brunt, paid a special visit to Ashgate Hospicecare last week, not as a visitor but as a volunteer. The Mayoress, who has lived in Chesterfield since 1989, volunteered on both the Inpatient Unit and Day Hospice throughout the morning serving breakfast and lunch to patients. The Mayoress said, “The whole […]

Hospice Care Week
Week of celebration planned to highlight the work of North Derbyshire’s local hospice

Ashgate Hospicecare along with other hospices across the country, will be taking part in Hospice Care Week, which takes place between the 3rd and 9th of October, highlighting how the work of hospices is vital and increasingly relevant to our local communities with the aim to help illustrate what hospice care is all about and […]

Power of Love
Peak FM launches wedding competition, raising money for #ChallengeDerbyshire

Local radio station Peak FM has launched their brand new competition called The Power of Love. The competition, which aims to give one lucky couple an amazing opportunity to win an all expenses paid wedding at The Rutland Arms in Bakewell, is well under way. #TeamLove and #TeamDevotion are racing against the clock to see […]

Hospice Heroes
Derbyshire community invited to nominate ‘super’ hospice heroes

Ashgate Hospicecare is inviting the North Derbyshire community to give their nominations for the hospice’s recently launched staff recognition awards, which highlight staff members’ outstanding contributions to hospice care, services and supporting activities. Anybody who has been affected by the service provided by Ashgate Hospicecare can submit their nominations. Forms, along with ballot boxes to […]

Open Air Cinema
Hospice to host Chesterfield’s first Open Air Cinema

Ashgate Hospicecare is proud to announce that they will be hosting Chesterfield’s first Open Air Cinema. The event, which will be based on Ashgate Hospicecare’s meadow on Saturday 13th August from 7.30pm onwards, will screen the film Dirty Dancing, as voted for by the public on the Hospice’s Facebook page, for up to 500 people. […]

Summer Fair Postcard
Summer Fair fun coming to Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Summer Fair is just round the corner and this year promises to be bigger and better. The event, which will run from 11am to 3pm on Saturday 13th August, guarantees to be a fun-filled day on Ashgate Hospicecare’s meadow. There will be a petting zoo with a collection of animals ranging from snakes […]