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Patients and counselling clients join staff and volunteers to help decorate hospice 40th birthday cakes
28/06/2023: A brother and sister receiving support following a diagnosis of Huntington’s Disease, and a woman whose daughter and husband died within a few months of each other, have come together to help ice over 3,000 cakes being given away to celebrate a charity’s 40th birthday
Hospice celebrates 40 years of caring
24/05/2023: Leading adult hospice, Treetops, is celebrating 40 years of caring for people in the local community.
10/05/2023: A Derby mum has shared her inspiring experience of her daughter’s Juvenile Huntington’s Disease diagnosis within a new book. 
John Bull, Treetops Lottery Super Draw Winner
17/04/2023: Treetops Lottery player John Bull had only ever won a game of bingo on holiday before scooping the £2,000 jackpot prize in the recent Treetops Lottery Super Draw.
Rosemary and daughter Deb
03/04/2023: Following the unexpected deaths of her daughter and husband, Rosemary Wright has learned to live with her grief thanks to bereavement support from Treetops Hospice. 
Ashbrook Primary School pupils help raise money for Treetops Hospice
29/03/2023: Over 3,500 children from primary schools and community groups across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire have helped raise over £17,200 for local charity Treetops Hospice.
Wellbeing Team celebrates 1000 visitors to hospice cafe
27/03/2023: A weekly café offering support to people living with a life-limiting condition or who’ve been bereaved, has welcomed over 1,000 visitors through its doors since all covid restrictions were finally lifted last March.
Matthew Lyons
20/03/2023: Beeston artist, Matthew Lyons is painting a series of large artworks featuring Treetops Hospice staff and volunteers to help the local charity celebrate their 40th anniversary.
Leon Wade pictured during his 24-hr pianothon as supporters watch on
17/03/2023: A local musician and music teacher has completed a feat of endurance and raised much needed funds for worthy causes. 
£10k donation to hospice
15/02/2023: A Derby-based organisation has donated £10,000 to local charity Treetops Hospice in memory on one of the organisation founders.  Interact made the donation to remember Patrick (Paddy) Harkins who was instrumental in establishing the Derby branch - the largest of 24 in the UK.