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Sophie, Gillian and Jane 24th Aug 2014 IT'S A WRAP! A.D. FILMS WITH VISIT BRITAIN...

On Wednesday and Thursday last week (19th and 20th August)  Accessible Derbyshire were filming with Visit Britain! The aim of the film is to showcase the many accessible attractions and activities available in the area to a worldwide audience. Film company Geocast TV along with TV presenter Sophie Morgan were taken on a whistle-stop tour of the the Peak District...

NCS fun day 24th Aug 2014 ACCESSIBLE DERBYSHIRE FUN DAY - 30TH AUGUST!

This coming Saturday, 30th August, students from the National Citizenship Service are hosting a charity fun-day full of accessible 'have-a-go' activities!  Accessible activities on offer during the day include archery, football, cycling, golf and sailing with 'Sailability'. In addition, the fabulous 'Boma 7' 'all-terrain' wheelchair will be there on hire from...

Visit Britain logo 18th Aug 2014 A.D. TO FILM WITH VISIT BRITAIN THIS WEEK!

LIGHTS......CAMERA......ACTION! On Wednesday and Thursday this week Accessible Derbyshire are filming with Geocast T.V. for Visit Britain! T.V. Presenter Sophie Morgan is travelling up to Derbyshire to be the face of the film. During her stay she will be experiencing many of the amazing accessible locations which Derbyshire and the Peak District have to offer. ...

Twitter 18th Aug 2014 A.D TWITTER FOLLOWING PASSES 1000!!

Accessible Derbyshire is proud to welcome Erad Systems as our 1000th follower on Twitter! Our Twitter following has been growing quickly since our charity launched earlier this year and our Twitter following now stands at a whopping 1002! Erad, who produce  intelligent. modern heating solutions  joined us on Sunday, 17th August just nudging  radio Derby...

NCS 18th Aug 2014 N.C.S. STUDENTS GIVE A.D. THE 'THUMBS UP'!

On Thursday and Friday Accessible Derbyshire worked students from the National Citizenship Service (NCS) in Buxton. During the programme, whch is open to 16 and 17 year olds, participants develop a social action project to deal with a local issue they are passionate about, and spend 30 hours putting the project into action in their community. Gillian and Jane...

BBC Breakfast 18th Aug 2014 ACCESSIBLE DERBYSHIRE ON BBC BREAKFAST!

Last Saturday (16th August) Accessible Derbyshire Co-Founders Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver were invited onto the BBC Breakfast sofa! The topic under discussion was a survey on accessibility  by Vitalise magazine. The survey was carried out amongst the most visited UK attractions and found that almost two thirds stated they were not 100% accessible for...

placeholder 18th Aug 2014 ACCESSIBLE DERBYSHIRE ANNOUNCES 'THE BIG PUSH'!

This Saturday, Accessible Derbyshire Co-Founders Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver appeared on BBC Breakfast. During their interview on accessible tourism, the pair announced their new campaign to be launched in the autumn: THE BIG PUSH! The aim of this two-year project is to make Derbyshire THE most accessible National Park in the country. The campaign will...

placeholder 12th Aug 2014 THE NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP SERVICE WELCOMES A.D!

  National Citizen Service (NCS) is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England. It helps young people build  skills for work and life, while taking on new challenges and meeting new friends. It runs in the spring, summer and autumn and gives young people the chance to spend a  short time away from home and take part in a team project that will help their...

Gillian 12th Aug 2014 ACCESSIBLE DERBYSHIRE MEETS THE QUEEN!

Last month,  the Queen took a trip to Chatsworth House to meet with representatives of local charities. During her visit Accessible Derbyshire co-founder Gillian Scotford and son Thomas were lucky enough to be chosento  meet Her Majesty, presenting her  with a bouquet and a copy of Gillian's 'Golden Miles' book. Gillian said: "It was such an honour to meet the...

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