Fundraisers Gallery - 2015

Ladybower 1 10th Dec 2015 Ladybower Charity Weekend raises £2000!

Ladybower charity weekend raises £2000 for Accessible Derbyshire In October Ladybower fisheries held a charity open weekend for Accessible Derbyshire. The aim of the weekend was to raise funds to purchase a 'Wheelyboat': a special fishing boat that wheelchair-using anglers can wheel straight onto to enjoy a few hours fishing on the lake. The driving...

ladybower-logo 17th Oct 2015 Ladybower Fisheries Charity Weekend!

Next weekend (24th and 25th October) Ladybower Fisheries are holding a fabulous charity weekend for Accessible Derbyshire!  http://www.ladybowerfisheries.co.uk The aim of the event is to raise funds to purchase a Wheelyboat which will enable disabled anglers to take to the water and enjoy everything this fabulous location has to offer. The fundraising is...

Sam Hindley 3rd Oct 2015 Sam Hindley and the Derbyshire Volunteers donate £2000!

Sam Hindley and the Derbyshire Volunteers donate £2000! Today we want to say a massive 'Thank you' to Sam Hindley and the Derbyshire Volunteers Folk Group for their very generous donation of £2000 towards are Wheelboat appeal for Ladybower Reservoir. The Derbyshire Volunteers donated the money originally to Sam who then decided to donate the funds to...

network Rail 27th Sep 2015 Network Rail and Partners raise £11,432!

Network Rail and Partners raise £11,432 for Super Sunday! Super Sunday was an event run annually by Derbyshire County Council to provide a Fun Day for children with disabilities and additional needs where they could try adventurous activities, crafts, dance and drama and have a generally wonderful day away from the stigmas of everyday life. Unfortunately, due...

GNR15-1 14th Sep 2015 What a Great North Run!

For the second year in a row Accessible Derbyshire entered a team of runners into the Morrisons' Great North Run yesterday. This year the team comprising of Gillian Scotford, Jane Carver, Kay Wood, Wendy Westlake, Catherine Brown, Steve Brown, Ellena Brown and Kerry Long  were raising  funds for Accessible Derbyshire as well as Bakewell-based charity Helen's...

Sarah Fowler 1 11th Jul 2015 Support Sarah's BOMA challenge!

Sarah Fowler is a woman on a mission! A few weeks ago Sarah, the new Head of the Peak Park authority launched a challenge to raise £8000 to purchase a 'BOMA 7' 'all-terrain wheelchair for the Peak Park. These amazing 'off-roaders' can cover even the toughest terrain. BOMAs have even climbed to the top of Mount Snowden and so are ideally suited to to our hilly...

Laobut party logo 26th Jun 2015 Labour Party Coffee Morning raises £78.00

Labour Party Coffee Morning raises £78.00 Accessible Derbyshire was invited to the Chesterfield Labour Party headquarters on Saltergate today to give a presentation on Accessible Derbyshire at one of their regular fundraising coffee mornings. After our presentation and discussion which was accompanied by tea, coffee and delicious cakes the Party donated a...

Aaram at L'Eroica 21st Jun 2015 L'Eroica Success for Aaram!

Our sincere thanks go to Aaram Tehrani who took part in the L'Eroica cycle ride today, raising much-needed funds for Accessible Derbyshire. The Eroica Britannia event is a 3 day festival based in Bakewell featuring over 3,000 riders dressed in vintage gear riding pre-1987 bikes through one of three routes around the Peak District. Aaram's ride has so far...

Charles Hanson 10th Jun 2015 Auction for Action raises £1063.90!

Auction for Action raises £1063.90! This evening was Hanson's Auctioneers' 'Auction for Action.' This new initiative led by Auctioneer Charles Hanson of T.V.'s 'Bargain Hunt' fame and organised by Barbara Worsley from the Royal School For the Deaf has been many months in the planning. It  purpose is to raise funds for several charities in Derbyshire including...

Proact stadium 26th May 2015 Senior Spireites Luncheon raises £270

Senior Spireites Luncheon raises £270 It was a trip to the Proact stadium today for Accessible Derbyshire to give a brief talk about the charity at the regular Senior Spireites luncheon. Following a delicous meal and extremely entertaining speaker there was a raffle which raised a fantastic £270 for Accessible Derbyshire. Our thanks go to all the Senior...

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