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12/07/2022: Over fifty volunteers and staff have received long service awards from local charity Treetops Hospice – totalling an incredible 570 years of service. 
Maisie and mum, Zoe.
28/06/2022: Treetops Hospice is asking the local community to support their fundraising appeal to help care for bereaved children and young people like 15 year old Maisie.
Treetops Hospice shops welcome charity shop gift cards
23/06/2022: Treetops Hospice is the latest charity nationwide to sign up to the first gift card that can be used exclusively in charity shops.
21/06/2022: A bike recycling scheme run by volunteers has now raised over £100,000 for local charities across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
Julie Waite at the Derby drop-in by Treetops
13/06/2022: Risley-based Treetops Hospice has launched a new drop-in service for people affected by serious illness or bereavement. 
25/05/2022: David Winsbury was just five years old when he vowed to climb Mount Everest one day, and despite twice being delayed due to Covid, a 26-year-old David has finally realised his childhood dream, raising more than £5,000 for leading end-of-life charity Treetops Hospice, too. 
Whizzbikes for Treetops
23/05/2022: A retired social services manager with a passion for fixing things is helping a local end-of-life charity to raise thousands of pounds.
Kate Belfield and husband
20/05/2022: Exercise programmes run by Risley-based charity Treetops Hospice have helped mum-of-two, Kate Belfield, ‘feel good again’ after she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2018. 
Jules Kirk
25/04/2022: When Rebecca’s older brother died tragically, she struggled to find the words to express her devastating loss. Now, thanks to a peer group therapy programme offered by Treetops Hospice, Rebecca and forty-five other young children have learned how to express their grief in other ways.
Jules Kirk
28/03/2022: When traumatic and frightening events make headline news, it is important to consider how and what to communicate to children and young people. This is the advice being offered by local charity Treetops Hospice as the war in Ukraine continues and Covid cases increase once again.