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Chatsworth purple 1 1st Aug 2018 Accessible Derbyshire Awards 2018 - Nominations open!

Accessible Derbyshire Awards 2018 - Nominations now open! In 2016 we held the first ever Accessible Derbyshire Awards at Chatsworth House. This year the awards return to celebrate the people, places and projects that help to make Derbyshire and the Peak District accessible for all. On Saturday, 10th November, our awards return to Chatsworth House, with the...

Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club 23rd Jul 2018 Summertime Slam Multi-Activity Festival, 28th July

'Summertime Slam' Multi-Activity Festival, 28th July Fancy trying something new this Summer? Then why not head down to Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club on Saturday, 28th July from 10.00am - 1.00pm and try your hand at a range of activities to suit all ages, abilities and disabilities? Entry is free and there will be lots of different sports and activity clubs on...

Peak Park logo 23rd Jul 2018 Accessibility theme for National Parks Week in Derbyshire

Accessibility theme for National Parks Week in Derbyshire Today marks the start of National Parks Week across the country: a time to celebrate and enjoy all that 'Britain's Breathing Spaces' have to offer. Here in the Peak District, we are delighted to say that National Parks Week has an 'accessibility' theme, with a number of events specifically tailored around...

mam Tor 6 19th Jul 2018 Mam Tor Challenge is a huge success!

Mam Tor Challenge is a huge success! Today is the first ever World Changing Places Day and we decided to mark the occasion by climbing Mam Tor: an iconic peak in Derbyshire, with a full Changing Places kit (as you do....!) An adult-sized changing bench, portable hoist, toilet, sink, privacy screen and RoomMate device (which provides an audio description of a...

Mam Tor summit 18th Jul 2018 World Changing Places Day Challenge

World Changing Places Day Challenge! In 2016, Accessible Derbyshire initiated National Changing Places Awareness Day on 19th July. This year we are going one step further to make 19th July, 2018 World Changing Places Day! For the 250,000 people who need Changing Places Toilets, every trip out can feel like climbing a mountain. So to mark World Changing Places...

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...

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