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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...

Carefree Breaks logo 30th Oct 2016 Carefree Breaks - Can YOUR business help?

Carefree Breaks - Can YOUR business help? At its inaugural awards evening on 15th October Accessible Derbyshire launched a brand new scheme to give carers a break. The scheme called 'Carefree Breaks' asks local hotels and businesses to donate a break for carers who desperately need it. The New Bath Hotel and Spa at Matlock Bath was the first hotel to sign up...

Eyre Chapel 1 25th Oct 2016 Christmas Carols in the Eyre Chapel - 2nd December

Christmas Carols in the Eyre Chapel - 2nd December On Friday, 2nd December the ancient Eyre Chapel in Newbold Village will open its doors for a traditional Christmas Carol Concert. The concert, which will be led by Staveley and District Churches United Choir,  will be raising funds for the Mayor of Chesterfield's Appeal which this year is raising funds for...

Pipes in the Peak 1 25th Oct 2016 Join us for Pipes in the Peak - 3rd December

Join us for Pipes in the Peak - 3rd December On Saturday, 3rd December join us on our special 'Pipes in the Peak' vintage bus tour! Setting off from the Britannia Inn on Old Hall Road, our Chesterfield, vintage, double-decker bus takes us on a tour of the beautiful Peak District, stopping off for coffee at Carsington Water. We then make our way to our...

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