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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare commit to TUC’s Dying to Work Charter

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that they have added their name to a charter aimed at protecting employees who become terminally ill. The Chesterfield based hospice is the latest employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following in the footsteps of employers such as Rolls Royce, Royal Mail and the […]

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Newark based company donates eco-friendly car to Chesterfield hospice

Blue Castle Group, a waste and utilities consultancy in Newark, have donated an eco-friendly car to Ashgate Hospicecare in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The new car, a plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, will be used by the Hospice to transport vital equipment to patients across North Derbyshire. It has already proved an essential addition to the team, […]

Sparkle Night Walk
Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk 2018 Early Bird ends this Friday

There’s only five days left to take full advantage of the M Markovitz Ltd Sparkle Night Walk early bird offer! The fundraising event, which is Chesterfield’s biggest, hosted over 2500 people last year and raised over £200,000 for those in need of hospice care. The early bird offer finishes at 12am midnight on Friday so […]

Dog Walking
Ashgate Hospicecare Woofs and Wellies event postponed due to bad weather conditions

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Ashgate Hospicecare’s sponsored dog walk, Woofs and Wellies, due to be held on Sunday 18th March, has been postponed due to the adverse weather conditions. Event organisers have confirmed that the event, which unites all dog lovers across North Derbyshire, has been rescheduled for Sunday 8th April 2018. Jack Wood, Event’s Manager, said: […]