ASHGATE HOSPICE DESPERATELY SEEKING MARSHALLS FOR MIDNIGHT WALK - Ashgate Hospice are in desperate need of volunteer marshalls to help keep the Midnight Walk walkers safe as they take part in this annual fundraising event. SUPPORT CARERS WEEK WITH SAINSBURY'S CHESTERFIELD - The team at Sainsbury's Chesterfield are set to raise awareness of the role of carers looking after an ill, frail or disabled family member or friend in Chesterfield. ECKINGTONS CHARITY CLASSIC CAR AND BIKE SHOW IS BACK - Local charities are set to benefit from the ever popular Classic Car and Bike Show which will be held once again at Renishaw Hall, near Chesterfield More... - A team from Chesterfield Borough council don their boots and take to the pitch at the Proact Stadium this coming weekend, to raise valuable funds for a charity which has helped many colleagues in their battle against breast cancer. FRIENDS OF SPITAL CEMETERY SAY THANK YOU TO 1st CALOW SCOUTS - One local charitable group has praised the efforts of another for their help in making the environment better for local wildlife. DERBYSHIRE NSPCC - 'WE MUST STOP CHILD ABUSE BEFORE IT STARTS' - Fewer children are dying as a result of homicide, assault or suicide today, but disturbing levels of child abuse remain according to a new report from the NSPCC. LOCAL BHS STORES SMASH EASTER NSPCC FUNDRAISING SUPPORT - The NSPCC is pleased to announce that local BHS stores in Derbyshire have helped raise £815 for the NSPCC during an Easter week extravaganza to support the children’s charity. SPIREITES ARE BACKING ARTHRITIS RESEARCH UK - Based in Chesterfield, Arthritis Research UK work to take the pain away from the one in six people in the UK living with arthritis. RED NOSES AND BIG SMILES AT THE DEVONSHIRE ARMS - The team at award winning pub and restaurant, The Devonshire Arms at Middle Handley, put a smile on customers' faces as they raised more than £500 for Comic Relief. GIVE A DOG A HOME FOR GUIDE DOGS - Guide Dogs for the Blind are currently seeking homes for 500 puppies!UNIQUE MEMORIAL HONOUR FOR HOPE VALLEY CHARITY PIONEER - Hope Valley's Ian Charles, who died earlier this year, is to be given a unique honour for his campaign to educate young people in remote parts of The Gambia, by providing them with bicycles no longer needed in the UK More... - Drivers have been invited to take up the challenge of testing their skills by driving with their eyes closed for Guide Dogs charity. DRONFIELD MUM MARCHES ON WITH 'TOM'S GOLDEN MILES' - Gillian Scotford of Dronfield is on the lookout for recruits to join her on Sunday 7th July, for the last seven miles of her way marked Peak District walk 'Tom's Golden Miles' More... But these four legged friends don't require food, water, vet's appointments or grooming... CLAIRE'S FUND RAISING SUCCESS FOR COMIC RELIEF AND UNICEF - Claire's, based in Chesterfield's Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, raised £321.00 for Comic Relief back in March. CELEBRATION NIGHT AT CASA TO AID N E DERBYS CHARITY APPEAL FOR DLRAA - People in NE Derbyshire are being invited to enjoy a fund-raising evening of entertainment next month, in aid of our local air ambulance More...Jodie Gold is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera East Enders, played by Kylie Babbington. On 24 October 2011, it was announced Babbington's contract would not be renewed and Jodie departed on 14 November 2011, along with Poppy Meadow (Rachel Bright).Originally introduced as a love interest for Darren Miller (Charlie G.The character of Harvey Freeman was introduced in April, and the fourth main character from East Enders: E20, Mercy Olubunmi, joined East Enders in May.Kirkwood's first major casting was Zöe Lucker in the role of Vanessa Gold and later cast her daughter Jodie and husband Harry, as well as Mercy's grandmother Grace, all of whom appeared in June.This Sunday 2nd June, will see another great charity match take place, featuring soap stars and football legends who will grace (we use that term loosely! Jamie Walker's 8th Charity Football game will feature stars such as Danny Miller (ex-Emmerdale and now of Scott and Bailey, pictured left! It's also been confirmed this week that Spireites' Boss Paul Cook and his Mansfield Town counterpart, Paul Cox, will don their boots to compete in a 'Legends' team, captained by Jamie himself.The charity games are an annual event and have raised over £100,000 so far for charities - this year's are Once Upon A Smile, Chesterfield FC's Community Trust and The Kings Mill Scanner Appeal.
February saw the show's first birth of 2010, with Kamil Masood, the fourth child of the established Zainab Masood and Masood Ahmed.Babbington received many letters within six months of her initial appearance, from fans saying that Jodie is their ideal woman.When Jodie's friend Poppy was introduced, her initial scenes with Jodie were described as "a bizarre and utterly irrelevant chat" by Jody Thompson from the Daily Mail.They are also a great day out for the whole family, with a chance to meet and have photos with soap stars and catch up with legends of the pitch too.However, there is also pride at stake, with the young stars having taken home the bragging rights and the silverware after the last two encounters.June also saw the show's second birth of the year, that of Lily Branning, the daughter of Stacey Branning and Ryan Malloy.