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CP logo 30th Jan 2016 Changing Places Update

Changing Places Newsletter Regular visitors to our website will know how passionate we are about Changing Places facilities.  Changing Places toilets are need by around 250,000 people in the UK who require changing when they are out. Without them they are forced to either stay at home, go out for only a couple of hours at a time or face the prospect of being...

Wheelyboat Trust logo 30th Jan 2016 Wheelboat Trust Newsletter

Wheelyboat Trust Winter Newsletter One of our current projects here at Accessible Derbyshire is to raise funds to purchase a Wheelyboat for use at Ladybower reservoir. We are well on our way to securing our 50% share of the funding needed for the project thanks to our friends at Ladybower Fisheries who raised £2000 through their open weekend last year,  Sam...

Bear Hunt 15th Jan 2016 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' 'relaxed' - 14th February

We're Going On A Bear Hunt - 'relaxed' performance Following on from the recent success of the 'relaxed' performance of  Snow White at  the Pomegranate theatre in Chesterfield, theatre-goers can look forward to another 'relaxed' treat! The West End smash hit 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' is coming to the Pomegranate from Thursday, 11th to Sunday, 14th February...

placeholder 13th Jan 2016 Grayling Society donates £310 to Wheelyboat appeal!

Grayling Society donates £300 to our Wheelyboat appeal! The Grayling Society kindly invited Accessible Derbyshire to one of their winter meetings this evening. The group, which meets at the Rutland Arms in Bakewell, are all keen anglers and wanted to make a contribution to our Wheelyboat appeal for Ladybower Reservoir.  After an entertaining talk by Mike...

HLF logo 11th Jan 2016 Heritage Lottery Fund presentation on Changing Places

Heritage Lottery Fund presentation on Changing Places The 'dynamic duo' from Accessible Derbyshire were in London today to give a presentation on Changing Places to the Heritage Lottery Fund's (HLF) 'Disability Advisory Group'. The presentation followed an invitation from Iain Bailey, Head of  HR, Learning and Development at the Heritage Lottery fund. Iain...

music in the gardens 8th Jan 2016 Music in the Gardens supports Accessible Derbyshire

Music in the Gardens Supports Accessible Derbyshire Music In The Gardens is a live music event organised by Rotary Clubs from South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. Held in Sheffield's Botanical Gardens this four day, annual event raises much-needed funds for local charities. This year we are delighted to announce that one of the charities to benefit from the...

National Trust 7th Jan 2016 Accessibility Awareness Training for Longshaw

Accessibility Awareness Training for Longshaw Staff from the National Trust's Longshaw Estate took part in a full day's Accessibility Awareness training delivered by The Accessible Training Company at the Mooreland Discovery Centre today. The workshop is designed to provide people with a greater understanding of the accessible tourism market and the barriers...

VPD logo 1st Jan 2016 Visit Peak District backs Accessible Derbyshire

PEAK TOURIST BOARD TO BACK ACCESSIBLE DERBYSHIRE Official tourist board Visit Peak District & Derbyshire is expanding its leading role in supporting accessible tourism by announcing its support for one of Derbyshire’s key charities. Accessible Derbyshire – which was set up to make life easier for people with disabilities, their families and carers – is...

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