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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.
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.