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07/11/2023: A man has suffered serious injuries following a collision on the A52 near to Risley.
Clair Attwood holding a treasured photograph picturing her with her late father Trev
13/10/2023: A Sandiacre woman has pledged to, once again, remember her late father by sponsoring a light on a Christmas Tree at Treetops Hospice.
Matthew Lyons with some of his artwork
11/10/2023: An artist from Nottingham has unveiled a series of large artworks featuring Treetops Hospice staff and volunteers to mark National Hospice Care Week from 9th to 15th October.
Joyce Stokes collecting her award
10/10/2023: Treetops Hospice has presented special long service awards to volunteers and staff representing an incredible 315 years of dedication and commitment to the local hospice. 
Treetops Toy Van with Xmas Tree in rear
03/10/2023: Vans and volunteers are needed to join Treetops Hospice efforts as the end-of-life charity’s tree recycling scheme returns this Christmas.
Head teacher and pupils from Shardlow School help launch Treetops Reindeer Dash
19/09/2023: Treetops Hospice has launched its annual fundraiser, the Reindeer Dash, and encouraging primary schools and community groups to sign up for some festive fun.
Ron Holden with son Mark
15/09/2023: A close family from Swadlincote are tackling this month’s Robin Hood Half Marathon in memory of their much-loved dad, grandad, and great granddad, ‘Rocket’ Ron Holden, 89, who died earlier this year and will raise funds for Risley-based Treetops Hospice.
06/09/2023: Borough council planners have played their part in the start of a BBC TV initiative at Treetops Hospice forming part of the annual Children In Need appeal.
Ross and Jacqui Danby - credit - Treetops Hospice
16/08/2023: A sculptor and garden designer from Melbourne in South Derbyshire has completed a 113-mile run through the Lake District in memory of his late wife, Jacqui. Through his challenge, he has raised £2,000 for Treetops Hospice who helped the couple with counselling support. 
Treetops Hospice Makaton Tutor - Ali Jordan
11/07/2023: Local charity Treetops Hospice has become the first adult hospice in the country to train up its own Makaton tutor to help staff and volunteers better communicate with patients and families.