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Animals living in house where excrement was waist-high

Thirty cats and a ferret were rescued from a bungalow which was waist-high in animal faeces, a court has heard.

The owner of the animals, Martin Jones from Shirebrook, appeared at Chesterfield Magistrates’ Court today (Weds 9 Aug) to be sentenced for an offence of causing unnecessary suffering to the animals.

Magistrates handed him a lifetime disqualification order on keeping […]

2017-08-10T09:20:54+01:00

Underweight dog was so weak he could not walk into vets

A dog who had been starved by his owner was so weak when he was rescued by the RSPCA that he could not make his way up the stairs of a vet practice.

Shaun Musson (DOB 25/3/92), of Chaucer Road, Chesterfield, appeared at Chesterfield Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thurs 6 July), where he pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to the […]

2017-07-27T12:04:57+01:00

Fun Dog Show 2017

What an amazing day we had at this years Fun Dog Show! Thank you so much to our sponsors (especially Dunston Lodge, Bounders Photography 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 […]

2017-08-11T05:45:19+01:00

Abandoned animals in need of your help

RSPCA Chesterfield and North Derbyshire have unveiled plans for a £2m project to create a modern, state- of-the-art facility caring for around 1,000 animals in need each year.

The first major phase of building work is anticipated to start in the second half of this year with preparations starting on site in the next few months.

Funds to improve the current, outdated […]

2017-06-01T14:36:00+01:00

Super-Skydivers

Words cannot express how utterly amazed we are by everyone who took part in our first ever Skydive Challenge at Skydive Hibaldstow! These 20 people put their hearts and souls into completing the challenge and we are absolutely delighted to announce that their combined efforts have raised an astonishing £10,300!

Every single penny of those funds […]

2017-05-28T06:05:39+01:00

Charities share Chamber cheque

Three charities have equally shared £2,463.98 from the East Midlands Chamber Charitable Fund.

Chamber President Geoff Poyzer presented a giant cheque to Ashgate Hospice, Chesterfield, RSPCA Chesterfield & North Derbyshire and Rainbow’s Hospice, Loughborough, at Leicestershire’s Christmas Lunch earlier this month (Dec 2016).

The three charities, which each received £821.33, were chosen as the first to benefit from […]

2017-01-10T05:17:23+00:00