£74k grant will benefit RSPCA

A ‘life-changing’ grant of £74,000 is set to transform the Chesterfield and North Derbyshire RSPCA hub, improving the lives of homeless dogs and cats in its care.  

The charity was awarded ‘one of the largest sums of its kind’ by Pets at Home’s Support Adoption For Pets after applying for funding to help build a vital isolation block at […]


Stock the sleigh

We’re appealing for kindness this Christmas, to help the thousands of animals who are facing neglect and cruelty over the festive season.

While for many, Christmas is a time to celebrate kindness to our friends, family and pets – our inspectors are braced to see some of the worst acts of cruelty to animals over the long winter nights.

Staff and volunteers […]


Fun Dog Show 2018

What an amazing day we had at this years Fun Dog Show! Thank you so much to our sponsors (especially Dunston Lodge, Spire Workwear and Hunters Estate Agents), stall holders, volunteers, judges, cakes and prize donors and of course to all of you for the fantastic turn out and support that you gave. We raised […]


RSPCA bosses thank Derbyshire Times readers as rebuild project gathers pace

Tails are wagging and noses are twitching as work begins on the next stage of a landmark project to rebuild the RSPCA Chesterfield Animal Centre.

The vital building work will help staff and volunteers to continue to care for and re-home more than 700 abandoned, mistreated and unwanted animals each year.

Charity bosses say the latest phase in work will take around […]


Chesterfield charity marks 80 years of care for our furry friends

This month marks a special landmark for one of Chesterfield’s most well-known and popular charities.

For it was 80 years ago on 7th April 1938 that the RSPCA Chesterfield and North Derbyshire branch was founded.

And it will mark the magical milestone with a number of events throughout April and wants supporters to get involved with the celebrations.

The branch – based […]


Santa Paws Appeal 2017

We want to give our sincerest and most heartfelt thanks to Support Adoption For Pets and all their staff and customers of Pets at Home in Dronfield and Clay Cross. Together these stores raised through their Santa Paws Appeal a tremendous £2333.50 for our charity! Thank you.