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Jim Dixon 18th Dec 2014 Retiring Peak Park Chief donates £350

Retiring Peak Park Chief donates £350 Jim Dixon, who has been head of the Peak National Park for many years announced his retirement earlier this year. Today, collegues, friends and family gathered at the Peak Park Headquarters in Bakewell to bid him a fond farewell.  Jim, who is also a Patron of Accessible Derbyshire very kindly asked people to donate funds...

Loo of The Year 16th Dec 2014 Loo of the Year Awards supports Accessible Derbyshire!

December each year sees the prestigious 'Loo of the Year' awards in Solihull. This glittering event, run by the British Toilet Association is held to promote excellence in toilet provision across the country and rewards facilities which meet stringent criteria and the staff as well as the staff who run them. Joining them this year were Gillian Scotford and Jane...

Accessibull Calendar 1 10th Dec 2014 'Accessibull' 2015 Calendar launched!

Accessible Derbyshire is proud to launch its first ever Calendar! The aim of this new, local, registered charity which was launched in March of this year, is to improve the lives of disabled people, their families and carers, living in or visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District. Supporting the charity in its inaugural year is top, local photographer 'Villager...

TBP Look North 4th Dec 2014 Accessible Derbyshire make the News!

Following Accessible Derbyshire's highly successful launch of 'The Big Push' at Longshaw yesterday, Co- Founders Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver found themselves appearing on local radion and television throughout the day. First on the agenda was a trip to radio Sheffield for a 7.45am appearance on the popular Toby Foster show. Toby asked the pair about the...

BPL - Gillian, Jane and Ross 3rd Dec 2014 The Accessible Derbyshire 'BIG PUSH' is launched!

Local charity Accessible Derbyshire has launched a major new initiative called 'The Big Push'. The objective of this 2 year initiative is to make the Peak District and Derbyshire the most accessible National Park and county in the country. Today, 3rd December: the 'International Day for Persons with Disabilities' representatives of some of the key local...

Angie Aspinall - A.D.Hearing Ambassador 1st Dec 2014 WELCOME TO OUR NEW HEARING AMBASSADOR!

Introducing our Hearing Ambassador, Angie Aspinall   Angie Aspinall is an award-winning deafened entrepreneur, born and brought up in Derbyshire and now living just over the border in Yorkshire.  She joined our team in September 2014 and will be involved in The Big Push in respect to meeting the needs of people with hearing loss.   Angie's career spans the...

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