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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...

Will Pke 1 11th Nov 2016 "Yes I can......if" One video you have to watch!

"Yes I can......if" One video you have to watch! There are lots of videos which talk about accessibility and about wheelchair access in particular - but few get the message across quite as well and with such good humour as this video produced by and starring Will Pike. Take a look for yourself! Brilliant, eh? We were delighted to welcome Will and his...

Maison menu 5th Nov 2016 Mayor's fundraising dinner at Maison - 24th Nov

Mayor's fundraising dinner at Maison - 24th Nov On Thursday, 24th Novemer Maison Mes Amis on Chatsworth Road will be hosting a fabulous french-themed evening. The event, which will be hosted by Rene and his chums from 'Allo Allo' is raising funds for the Mayor of Chesterfield's appeal which this year is supporting Accessible Derbyshire and the MacMillan Cancer...

CP Pumpkin 1st Nov 2016 Changing Places UK Total Nears 900!

Changing Places Newsletter The new Changing Places Newsletter is out and is packed full of useful information from Changing Places campaign sponsors Aveso. Included in this issues is the news that the total number of Changing Places registered in the U.K. is now a staggering 892! To view and download the Changing Places newsletter please click on the link...

Accessible Belper Award 2 31st Oct 2016 Accessible Belper meeting - 22nd November

Accessible Belper Meeting - 22nd November Accessible Belper is the fantastic initiative to make the historic town of Belper as accessible as possible. This great project has already achieved such a lot and won 'Most Accessible Town / Village' award at the inaugural Accessible Derbyshire Awards held at Chatsworth House in October. Now here's your chance to be...

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