Entries by Becca Gregory


#GoBlueforBlytheHouse – Oscar’s Story

The #GoBlueForBlytheHouse campaign is open to everyone including schoolchildren, students, work colleagues, and members of the public, who can choose any day throughout March 2022 to celebrate the local charity and fundraise for Blythe House and Helen’s Trust. The local charity provides care for patients with a life-limiting illness across the High Peak, Derbyshire Dales […]

Karma’s story

Karma Francomb has been volunteering in the Whaley Bridge hospice shop since November 2011, five months after she arrived in England from Bhutan. She was born and brought up in Bhutan, a Himalaya Kingdom sandwiched between India and China. After meeting her husband, she moved to England in 2011. Karma said, “When I arrived in […]


Active army! Fulfil a New Years’ Resolution that’s good for you and other people, by getting fit to support your local hospice

Do you fancy committing to a New Years’ Resolution that isn’t going to go straight out of the window by the 7th of January? We’re looking for local people to support Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust by taking on a fitness challenge and helping to raise vital funds for our much-needed services. Sarah Denwood […]


Meet Squadron Leader Nick Critchell

Squadron Leader Nick Critchell, Red 3 of the Red Arrows team talks to Blythe House Hospicecare and Helen’s Trust about his generous donation of a rare piece of RED Arrows memorabilia. Tell us a little bit about your career so far in the RAF? I joined the RAF back in 2008 after studying aerospace business systems […]


Buxton golf day raises over £5,100 for local hospice care

We’re delighted and grateful that our charity golf day in Buxton has raised over £5,100 for local hospice services. Ninety golfers came together on Friday 11th June for the event at Buxton and High Peak Golf Club, and enjoyed the fine weather on their round. There were some great prizes for the winners including vouchers […]