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Euan's Guide 21st Jul 2015 Euan's Guide teams up with Accessible Derbyshire

Euan's Guide is a website which provides reviews on venues from a disabled access perspective and we are delighted to say that Euan's Guide have now teamed up with Accessible Derbyshire. Over the coming weeks you will start to see the Euan's Guide 'button' beside the main venues on our website. By clicking this button you will be able to see Euan's Guide reviews...

Race Runners 1 20th Jul 2015 Help us raise money for Race Runners!

At Accessible Derbyshire our aim is to make Derbyshire more accessible for disabled people, their families, friends and carers. As well as providing information on our website we also raise funds to buy equipment that will improve accessibility. Our (very long!) shopping list includes helping to raise funds for an additional Race Runers so that Ellie Simpson, ...

Sarah Fowler 1 11th Jul 2015 Support Sarah's BOMA challenge!

Sarah Fowler is a woman on a mission! A few weeks ago Sarah, the new Head of the Peak Park authority launched a challenge to raise £8000 to purchase a 'BOMA 7' 'all-terrain wheelchair for the Peak Park. These amazing 'off-roaders' can cover even the toughest terrain. BOMAs have even climbed to the top of Mount Snowden and so are ideally suited to to our hilly...

Damflask 1 10th Jul 2015 New Tactile Map at Damflask Launched

Today saw the launch of a brand new 'Tactile Map' at Damflask Reservoir in the Peak District. A team led by consultant Phil Chambers and comprising of representatives from Yorkshire Water who  own the reservoir,  the Peak National Park,  Accessible Derbyshire and interest groups and access groups from across the area met to celebrate the launch of the map...

Westminster debate 7th Jul 2015 Commons Debate for Changing Places

Gillian and Jane were in London today to meet with Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins at Westminster. The meeting was to explore the possibility of holding a debate on the incorporation of Changing Places toilets into the Building Regulations which would make the provision of these much-needed facilities mandatory in all larger buildings.  Whilst currently...

VisitEngland Think Tank 1 7th Jul 2015 Visit England Think Tank meets in London

Members of a new VisitEngland Think Tank met at Barclays Headquarters in Canary Wharf today to establish the way forward for the group. The meeting follows an initial workshop which took place after the highly successful VisitEngland 'Unlocking the Purple Pound' conference earlier this year with the establishment of a formal working group being one of the key...

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