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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.
Hospice offers bereavement training
03/03/2022: Risley-based charity, Treetops Hospice, is offering local primary schools training and advice on how to support bereaved pupils.
Gaynor Bentley makes a splash for Treetops
12/01/2022: A selfless swimmer has completed 60 ‘wild swims’ and raised over £1300 for local charity, Treetops Hospice, who helped care for her late mum.
13/09/2021: A fundraising hero known as ‘Pushbike Paul’ has been recognised for his incredible efforts with a Derbyshire Beacon of Hope Award.
07/06/2021: A firm of funeral directors which has a base in Erewash has created an illustrated activity book to support children and young people who have lost a loved one.
07/04/2021: Are you starting your spring clean and have an old bike you no longer use?