Bridgstock Group donate £15,000 to Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare, which provides specialist end-of-life care to patients with complex palliative care needs across North Derbyshire, has received a £15,000 donation from the Bridgstock Group.  The Group is the parent of two companies based on the Chesterfield Trading Estate; Peak Pipe Systems, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of pipe systems for utilities, landfill, renewable energy and aquaculture […]

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Rotary Club of Matlock donate £8,190 to local hospice for rise recliner chairs

Ashgate Hospicecare are thrilled to announce that thanks to the amazing generosity of the Rotary Club of Matlock they have been able to purchase five recliner chairs for patients and their families at the hospice. The rise recliner chairs have already made a tremendous difference, enabling the hospice to continue providing specialist care as well […]

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Derbyshire County Councillors rally behind cash stricken Ashgate Hospicecare with £33,500 grant

Ashgate Hospicecare has been awarded £33,500 in grant funding as the charity seeks to plug the £2.4 million financial deficit caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Following an application to Derbyshire County Council’s Membership Community Leadership Scheme, which allocates a budget to each of their 64 county councillors to be used to support projects in their […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare Christmas Market cancelled

A popular Christmas Market that usually raises over £12,000 to provide end-of-life care to patients across North Derbyshire has been cancelled due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19. Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market can no longer go ahead and instead the charity is urging supporters to get behind their Winter Crisis Appeal, launched last month. The cancellation […]

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Second national lockdown a further funding blow for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare have described the second national lockdown as a “further blow”, as they prepare to close their 14 shops and three coffee shops for a second time from Thursday 5th November.  The charity, which provides specialist end of life care to patients with complex palliative care needs across North Derbyshire, was already reporting £2.4 million lost revenue due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With a second national lockdown now confirmed, the […]

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Lindsay, Simon and son Isaac’s joyful wedding at Ashgate Hospicecare in Old Brampton 

A HAPPY couple tied the knot at Ashgate Hospicecare last week (16th October) with the support and help of the hospice team along with kind donations from local businesses.  Lindsay and Simon, along with their 19 month old son Isaac, tied the knot in a moving and socially distanced ceremony in Ashgate’s boardroom – which was transformed for the day – with their family and […]

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ASHGATE HOSPICECARE SEEKS VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCIES AND OTHER SAVINGS AND TELLS STAFF IT CANNOT RULE OUT MAKING COMPULSORY JOB CUTS IN THE COMING MONTHS

Ashgate Hospicecare Chief Executive Barbara-Anne Walker has this week updated its 340 staff that the hospice is seeking voluntary redundancies and other savings including working hour reductions and said that the charity may not be able to avoid making compulsory job cuts in the next few months. The hospice which was already operating a budget […]

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Do you want to make your Will for free* this month and support your local hospice?

During March 2020, Ashgate Hospicecare is partnering with BRM Solicitors for Will Month who have kindly offered to waiver their fees for making a Will for a suggested donation to the local hospice.  By leaving a gift to Ashgate Hospicecare in your Will, it will help to ensure that people across North Derbyshire with a […]

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#ChallengeDerbyshire initiative smashes through £1million mark in support of North Derbyshire hospices

On Saturday 8th February, the #ChallengeDerbyshire Charity Ball held at the iconic Devonshire Dome in Buxton astonishingly raised over £200,000 on the night. This means #ChallengeDerbyshire has now raised over £1.1million in total for patients and their families across North Derbyshire! #ChallengeDerbyshire, which first began in 2015, is a fundraising initiative, supported by local businesses, […]

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Ever thought about volunteering? Why not volunteer at your local hospice and make a difference to local people?

Two weeks after Ashgate Hospicecare launched their new volunteer campaign, the hospice is excited to announce that they have recruited over 15 new volunteers, with the list continuing to grow. Jo Neill, Volunteer Development Manager at Ashgate Hospicecare, said: “Ashgate Hospicecare simply couldn’t run without volunteers. They are absolutely vital. We have volunteers across all […]

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Local community come together and raise over £44,000 for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Light Up a Life campaign 2019 has raised over £44,000 for patients and their families thanks to the amazing support of the North Derbyshire community. The popularity of the campaign continues to grow each year with over 1300 supporters dedicating a life to someone special. Jack Wood, Head of Fundraising at Ashgate Hospicecare, […]

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