Ashate Hospice Working Shed
Shed loads of fun for patients of Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that after months of hard work and support from the local community that the Hospice now has its very own working shed. This is no ordinary shed. The whole journey from ordering the digger and hardcore to the laying of pavers and delivery has all been possible thanks to […]

Respect Session
Ashgate Hospicecare are leading the way in ReSPECTing patient’s wishes for emergency care

“You can only die once and you can only get it right once”. This is the way that the two End of Life Care Development Facilitators from Ashgate Hospicecare in Chesterfield open their ReSPECT training sessions. The ReSPECT forms (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) are a summary of somebody’s wishes for how […]

Ashgate Hospice Nurses
Patient arranges for Ashgate Hospicecare to receive new outdoor furniture

Peter Stockton, from Chesterfield, former employee of Sheffield’s Samuel Grant Packaging, has a life-limiting illness and attends the ‘Living Well’ program at the Day Hospice at Ashgate Hospicecare. Peter, who comes to the Hospice every week, still has strong relationships with the directors of the recycled furniture company Marmax, who are part of the Samuel […]

Jake Quickenden Sparkles for Ashgate Hospicecare

Thousands of walkers geared up over the weekend to take part in the Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk for Ashgate Hospicecare. The event, which is Chesterfield’s largest fundraising event, saw over 2,500 people walk 10km around Chesterfield on Saturday night, raising a phenomenal £200,000 for the local charity. Jake Quickenden, winner of Dancing on Ice 2018 […]

30 for 30 Challenge
Over 50 new Ashgate Hospicecare volunteers recruited after launch of #30for30 challenge

Six months after Ashgate Hospicecare launched their #30for30 campaign, the Hospice is excited to announce that they have recruited over 50 new volunteers! The Hospice relies heavily on volunteers, who make up nearly three quarters of their total workforce. Matt Corbishley, Director of HR & Support Services, said, “Ashgate Hospicecare simply couldn’t run without volunteers. […]

Chesterfield Football Club
Ashgate Hospicecare chosen as Spireites Charity of the Year

Ashgate Hospicecare are thrilled to announce that Chesterfield Football Club have chosen them to be their charity partner for the year. The Hospice, who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, have been supported by the football club through various initiatives including player visits, match collections and as an event venue hosting Chesterfield’s biggest fundraising […]

Memory Walk T-Shirts
Thousands of people get set to walk 10k for their local hospice

On Saturday July 7th, thousands of Markovitz Sparkle Night walkers, wearing bright pink t-shirts and flashing bunny ears, will take to the streets of Chesterfield to raise money for their local hospice, Ashgate Hospicecare which is based in Old Brampton, Chesterfield, but looks after patients and their families all across North Derbyshire. Walkers will start […]

Man and women wedding
You will never walk alone… Join the biggest Sparkle team of 2018!

Adrian Picton’s wife, Sarah, had a brain tumour at the age of 44 and later died at Ashgate Hospicecare on September 2nd 2016. Last year was the first time Adrian walked the Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk. Adrian said,“The atmosphere at Sparkle is absolutely amazing. Last year, I decided to call my team Sarah’s Pink Friends […]