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Matlock Farm Park 2015 30th Mar 2015 KIDS GO FREE VOUCHER - MATLOCK FARM PARK!

Great News! With the Easter holidays upon us it can sometimes be difficult to know what to do to entertain the family, particularly if you are on a budget. So why not give Matlock Farm Park a visit? Just print off and present the voucher below for one free child entry with a paying adult! Voucher is valid until 27th May, excluding Easter weekend and Bank...

DT Pride Awards 27th Mar 2015 Accessible Derbyshire shortlisted for DT Pride Awards!

Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver, Co-Founders of Accessible Derbyshire have been shorlisted for a Derbyshire Times 'Pride' Award! The pair, who established the registered charity last March, have been nominated in the 'Special Achievement in the Community' category. Derbyshire Times editor Graeme Huston said: “There are many reasons to be proud of...

Ashgate Croft logo 26th Mar 2015 Ashgate Croft School Supports Accessible Derbyshire!

Ashgate Croft School in Chesterfield have given their support to Accessible Derbyshire! The school's Easter Fair was held today with the proceeds going to support the charity set up by Gillian Scotford and Jane Carver who have close links with the Ashgate Croft. Gillian, whose son Tom attends the school, led the appeal to build its three accessible playgrounds...

Destination Chesterfield 25th Mar 2015 Accessible Derbyshire 'Celebrate Chesterfield'

Accessible Derbyshire joined a packed audience at the Winding  Wheel today for an event  to 'Celebrate Chesterfield' hosted by 'Destination Chesterfield'. Destintation Chesterfield was established in 2011 and was funded through support from the European Regional Development Fund, Local Businesses and Chesterfield Borough Council. The organisation is...

Wheels For All 24th Mar 2015 Wheels For All Inclusive Cycling - Turn Up and Ride!

Wheels For All - Turn Up And Ride!!! Chesterfield Borough Council have partnered Derbyshire Sport and  Chesterfield School Sport Partnership to establish Chesterfield 'Wheels for All' hub. Local cycling business 'Wheely Fun Wheels' manages the centre and provides instructors. All the partners have worked closely with 'Cycling Projects' from Warrington who are...

Special Friends Logo RGB 24th Mar 2015 Special Friends - Update!

Special Friends is a club for families identified as having a child with additional needs, in and around the Amber Valley area. Their playgroup is held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month term time 9:45am - 11.45am at Belper Children’s Centre, Alder Road, Belper, DE56 1LP The club now welcomes families with older children with additional needs as...

Wild Side 20th Mar 2015 'Wild Side' beer: celebrating 10 years of Open Access!

A new beer is celebrating 10 years of open access in the Peak District National Park and encouraging visitors to walk on the Wild Side. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act saw the public’s right of access grow from 240 sq km to more than 500 sq km, opening up a new world to be explored inside Britain’s first national park. The freedom to roam brought...

Blackpool 7 19th Mar 2015 Accessible Derbyshire at Visit England 'Think Tank'

Gillian and Jane from Accessible Derbyshire were part of a Visit England 'Think Tank' on accessible tourism today. Held the day after the highly successful 'Unlocking the Purple Pound' Conference on accessible tourism  this 'invitation only' session hosted by VisitEngland was aimed at exploring  innovative ideas to advance the development of accessible England...

Blackpool 9 18th Mar 2015 V.E. Conference on Accessible Tourism a success!

Blackpool was the venue this week for Visit England's national conference on Accessible Tourism. Titled: 'Unlocking the Purple Pound' this free event was designed to help owners and managers improve their facilities and services for disabled people and others with accessibility needs – a market now worth £12.4bn to England’s tourism industry. Held on...

Derby theatre 11th Mar 2015 FREE THEATRE TICKETS for BLOOD WEDDING in Derby!

                                                                                                                               FREE THEATRE TICKETS !!! Great News! Derby theatre are offering some FREE and discounted tickets for the run of Blood Wedding in Derby for members of the Deaf and disabled...

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