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placeholder 19th Jul 2017 Enter our Summer of Fun competition!

Enter our Summer of Fun competition! Accessible Derbyshire has teamed up with Alpkit and Thornbridge Outdoors to bring you a fantastic competition. You can win a weekend at the fabulous Alpkit Big Shakeout weekend at the wonderful Woodlands Lodge, Derbyshire for up to 8 people.  This brand new, accessible lodge close to the villages of Great Longstone and...

Accessibility Guides resized 27th Jun 2017 New Accessibility Guides Are Here!

New Accessibility Guides Are Here! Level-entry access. Hearing loops. Designated parking. An Accessibility Guide will help people understand what provisions you've made for people with accessibility requirements. An Accessibility Guide is an improved format that replaces Access Statements. They are produced by tourism operators to provide potential...

Repair-Cafe-Chez resized 10th Jun 2017 Repair Cafe Today at Monkey Park Cafe!

Repair Cafe Today! Do you have items around your home that are in need of repair? Temped to throw them away? STOP! The Repair Cafe at Monkey Park Cafe, Chester Street, Chesterfield is a service provided by Transition Chesterfield. It's aim is to repair items that may otherwise be destined for the dustbin, local tip or landfill site. The friendly team of...

M340 1st Jun 2017 Mayor's Appeal Raises £14,000 for Accessible Derbyshire!

Mayor's Appeal Raises £14,000 for Accessible Derbyshire! The Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield from 2016 - 2017: Councillor Steve and Jill Mannion-Brunt kindly chose to support Accessible Derbyshire during their mayoral year along with raising funds for the new MacMillan Cancer Centre at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Countless events were held during the year...

Beer Festival poster 1st Apr 2017 The Mayor's of Chesterfield's Beer Festival - 7th /8th April

The Mayor of Chesterfield's Beer Festival Love a night out? Enjoy a pint? Love raising money for a good cause? Well, why not combine all three and come along to the Mayor of Chesterfield's Beer Festival?? The Beer festival, which is to be held at the Market Hall, Chesterfield, is set to be a high point in this year's social calendar and is being supported by...

Gillian-Scotford-and-Jane-Carver-Accessible-Derbyshire 7th Feb 2017 Gillian and Jane shortlisted for Daily Mirror award!

Jane and Gillian shortlisted for Daily Mirror award! The  VisitEngland Tourism Superstars award is a prestigious award launched by Mirror Travel and tourist board VisitEngland six years ago. It celebrates the unsung heroes within the tourism industry - those who far exceed the call of duty to ensure visitors have an amazing experience.  Local tourist...

Steve and Jill 2 1st Feb 2017 Join us for the Mayor's Quiz: 13th January at The Olde House

Join us for the Mayor's Quiz: 13th January at The Olde House Are you a bit of a 'quizzer'? Like to pit your wits against the rest? Then why not join us for the Mayor's Quiz??? On Monday, 13th January, the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield, Steve and Jill Brunt will be hosting a quiz night at the Olde House on Loundsley Green Road, Chesterfield. Teams of four...

Spire Radio logo 29th Nov 2016 Accessible Derbyshire on Spire Radio

Accessible Derbyshire on Spire Radio Today we took to the airwaves of north Derbyshire courtesy of Howard Borrel's 'Talk of the Town' show on Spire Radio. This new, local radio station broadcasting from Chesterfield town centre features a mixture of local news and features combined with a great choice of music. Howard interviewed us for an hour on his popular...

Cromford Canal Wharf 28th Nov 2016 Stroll and Roll Walks in December

Stroll and Roll Walks in December Stroll and Roll walks are fully accessible walks led by qualified leaders. The walks are free and the pace is set by you! The next two walks are:  Monday, 5th December - Cromford Canal Wharf - 11.00 - 1.00pm (Changing Places toilets on site) Monday, 19th December - Lyme Park, National Trust - 11.00 = 1.00pm A flyer about the...

Tesco Extra 26th Nov 2016 Tesco collection raises £683.40!

Tesco collection raises £683.40! A huge 'thank you' to all the kind people who gave so generously to our collection for the Mayor's appeal at Tesco Extra in Chesterfield today. Thanks to all of you the total raised in the buckets on the day was an incredible £683.40! This year's Mayor's appeal is raising funds for Accessible Derbyshire and the MacMillan...

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