Melodic Caring Project
US music festival to be live streamed to patients at Chesterfield based hospice

On Friday 16th March, two patients staying in the Inpatient Unit at Ashgate Hospicecare will be able to watch a live streamed Seattle music festival from the comfort of their rooms. This will be the third time the Seattle based charity Melodic Caring Project, in partnership with Chesterfield College, will be bringing a live concert […]

Marathon Runners
Giving back to mums in need of hospice care this Mother’s Day

Linda Newton, from Dronfield, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer early last year. She spent the last days of her life in the Inpatient Unit at Ashgate Hospicecare in November 2017. Her son, Dan Newton, hopes to raise thousands of pounds over the next few years so that more families like his can access hospice care […]

Money Raised
NAPIT pull out all the stops to raise over £11,500 for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that NAPIT have raised over £11,500 through their various fundraising initiatives in 2017. Employees from NAPIT, a Government approved membership scheme operator in the building and fabric sectors, took part in the gruelling Yorkshire Three Peak Challenge, sponsored the Hospice’s Open Air Cinema in August and hosted their annual […]

Ashgate Hospicecare’s #30for30 campaign in full swing after January launch

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that its volunteer department has been inundated with applications and inquiries since the launch of their #30for30 campaign in January. The campaign, which was launched to promote the Hospice’s diverse volunteering opportunities and encourage people to commit to volunteering regularly, aims to encourage people to donate at least 30 […]

Care for a Cuppa
Ashgate Hospicecare’s Care for a Cuppa returns for second year running this February

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that last year’s successful Care for a Cuppa fundraising campaign will return for a second year running. The campaign, which raised over £20,000 last year by asking the people of North Derbyshire to host their own ‘Care for a Cuppa’ event throughout February, will start proceedings this Friday (19th […]

Bakewell News
Local hospice charity shop broken into over the weekend

On Sunday 14th January, Ashgate Hospicecare’s Bakewell Retail shop was broken in to costing the Hospice over £1500 from stolen items and repair bills. The retail shop, which is based on Portland Square in Bakewell, is a key source of funding for the Hospice’s services across North Derbyshire. Graham Richardson, Director of Retail and New […]

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Chief Executive announced for Ashgate Hospicecare marking 30th anniversary

Ashgate Hospicecare has announced the appointment of Barbara-Anne Walker as the charity’s new Chief Executive. The Chesterfield-based hospice works to provide specialist palliative and end of life care to local people and their families across North Derbyshire and the High Peak and Dales and is proud to be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The […]

30 for 30 Staff
Ashgate Hospicecare launches #30for30 challenge on year of anniversary

This year, Ashgate Hospicecare will be celebrating 30 years of delivering patient care to those with life-limiting illnesses across north Derbyshire. The #30for30 volunteering campaign, which is being launched at the start of the year, will aim to encourage people who may not have thought about volunteering with the Hospice before to donate 30 hours […]

Ashgate Hospicecare
Westfield Health Chairman Graham Moore announced as new Ashgate Hospicecare Patron

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that Graham Moore, Chairman of Westfield Health, has become a patron of Chesterfield based hospice Ashgate Hospicecare. Graham, who became Chairman of Westfield Health in 1995 after stepping down as CEO of the organisation, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Ashgate Hospicecare. Graham Moore, said: “I am […]

Barclays Cheque
Ashgate Hospicecare receives £103,025 grant from Westfield Health Charitable Trust

Ashgate Hospicecare is thrilled to announce that they have received a generous grant of £103,035 from the Westfield Health Charitable Trust. The grant, that is going to used to create a beautiful garden room and dementia friendly courtyard for our patients, their families and visitors, will ensure there is a space where families can make […]

Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market raises £12,122.38 for patient care

On Saturday 18th November, north Derbyshire’s local community came together and raised an amazing £12,122.38 at Ashgate Hospicecare’s Christmas Market. The event, which hosted an array of stalls, food and entertainment including Santa and his reindeer, was hugely successful and raised vital funds for patients and their families. Beth Cole, Events Fundraiser at Ashgate Hospicecare, […]