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Lonely Planet online Resource 29th Feb 2016 Accessible Derbyshire in new Lonely Planet guide

Accessible Derbyshire in new Accessible Lonely Planet Guide Lonely Planet is a long-established, world-renowned resource for travellers. Their travel guides provide some of the best resources available to those wanting to plan trips to countless destinations around the world. Identifying a need in the market, Lonely Planet has just published a new, on-line...

credit Karen-Frankel-Bakewell 26th Feb 2016 Fifth Bakewell Food Festival - 31st April/1st May

THE FIFTH BAKEWELL FOOD FESTIVAL! This year Bakewell will again host its  now highly reputable food festival on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May. So many factors have made this such a fantastic event in the past: a backdrop of stunning, Peak District scenery; a beautiful, historic riverside town; friendly market traders who are passionate about their...

midge ure 21st Feb 2016 Rotary bring music legends to the City Hall

Rotary bring music legends to the Sheffield City Hall The Rotary Clubs of South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire have assembled a stellar line-up at the City Hall this March. From jazz legend Courtney Pine, China Crisis and the sound of traditional brass to 80's pop legend Midge Ure, this series of 4 concerts truly has something for everyone! All net proceeds...

Watchdog 16th Feb 2016 BBC Watchdog programme investigates accessibility

BBC Watchdog programme investigates accessibility. Accessibility was the subject of a recent investigation by BBC Watchdog. Reporter Nikki Fox and an undercover team investigated the accessibility of 50 venues around the U.K. The show's shocking findings have prompted the Minister for Disabled People to promise action. You can watch the whole report  here: ...

placeholder 12th Feb 2016 A big 'thank you' to our friends at WCEC Architects!

A big 'thank you' to our friends at WCEC Architects in Chesterfield! Today the staff of WCEC Architects are holding their monthly Dressing Down Day. As a company they choose an annual charity to support for which they hold several fundraising events . In addition to this they choose one other charity to support each month. We are delighted to say that today...

Boma 7 6th Feb 2016 Open Day at Hoe Grange: Friday, 11th March

Open Day at Hoe Grange: Friday, 11th March As part of their 10th anniversary celebrations at Hoe Grange Holidays are hosting a series of events throughout 2016 to increase awareness of disabled access and raise £5,000 to buy and train a Canine Partners assistance dog. Accessibility has been at the forefront of their business right from the start in...

Goosebumps 2nd Feb 2016 Autism-friendly screening of Goosebumps - 7th February

Autism Friendly Screening of Goosebumps at Cineworld, Chesterfield: Sunday, 7th February: 11.00am Release date: 7 February 2016 Running time: 103 minutes Monsters escape from the Goosebumps books in this mayhem-filled family horror-comedy with Jack Black. Autism Friendly screenings at Cineworld differ from regular screenings. Some of the key...

placeholder 2nd Feb 2016 Accessible Belper meeting - 2nd February

Accessible Belper Meeting The project to make Belper more accessible has got off to a flying start and you have the chance to be a part of it! You are invited to the next Accessible Belper meeting on 2nd February 5.45pm at Belper Baptist Church, Bridge Street, DE56 1AZ.     The venue is accessible and there is Pay and Display parking nearby. If you have...

Gateshead 1 2nd Feb 2016 The North-East: a centre of excellence for inclusion

The North-East: a centre of excellence for inclusion A couple of weeks ago we were invited to Gateshead to speak to members of the Access Association's North East Regional Group. The invitation followed on from one of the Changing Places workshops we held last year in Chesterfield which was attended by John Telfer, a member of the association.  Our...

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