Entries by Rebecca Cassidy

Gerard’s story

Gerard started volunteering in the Blythe House kitchen in 2014, before becoming a befriender in our Living Well service where he is able to provide practical and emotional support to patients, as well as have a jolly good chuckle with them too! Gerard says: ‘When I started volunteering in the kitchen here, my wife thought […]

MOT and servicing centre in Chapel-en-le-Frith raises more than £837

Popping tips and loose change in collection pots at a Chapel-en-le-Frith garage has raised over £837 for local patients with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Rob Kenyon MOT and Servicing Centre on Bowden Hey Road has displayed yellow Blythe House collection pots in its reception area since July 2015. During that time, the garage has […]

Vickie’s story

I spent 11 years fighting the Blythe House cause, helping to raise much-needed funds to continue to provide free care and services to those who really need them. I never thought that one day; I’d be on the other side of the fence, ringing the hospice to say “please help me.” Vickie Wilson worked at […]

Local artists raise almost £300 during ever-popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival

A group of local artists is celebrating after hosting a successful open arts event, and raising £290 for Blythe House Hospicecare. Peak Vision Arts is a new group of artists living and working around Chapel-en-le-Frith. Photographer, Lynne McPeake; 2D mixed media artist, Ingrid Katarina Karlsson; jeweller, Yuka Jourdain; ‘The Peak Potter,’ Louise Neilson; Julia Brownsword, […]