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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.
Long Service Awards at Treetops Hospice.
01/02/2023: Over seventy volunteers and staff have received long service awards from local charity end-of-life charity Treetops Hospice – totalling an incredible 415 years of service. 
Catherine Mears
30/01/2023: When Dorothy Johnson was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, she knew she wanted to be at home for her final days.
08/12/2022: Patients and their family members are benefitting from more open and honest conversations around end of life care, thanks to a range of enhanced communication resources and training available to health and social care practitioners.
01/12/2022: Local patients who chose to die at home have benefitted from an end-of-life nursing service, thanks to a grant jointly given by Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity and NHS Charities Together.
East Midlands Airport lights up control tower in support of local hospice
22/11/2022: East Midlands Airport is once again lighting up its air traffic control tower in support of the Treetops Hospice Light Up A Life appeal.

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