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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...

Ray of Sunshine 1 20th Oct 2016 Accessible Derbyshire Wheelyboat launched!

Accessible Derbyshire Wheelyboat launched! It was the day we had all been waiting for! The day when the new Accessible Derbyshire Wheelbyboat took its maiden voyage on the waters of Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire. The boat is the result of a joint project between Accessible Derbyshire and Ladybower Fisheries to purchase a boat that makes Ladybower...

Voluntary Sector Award 1 19th Oct 2016 Accessible Derbyshire wins Voluntary Sector Award

Accessible Derbyshire wins Voluntary Sector Award Hot on the heals of its own awards ceremony, Accessible Derbyshire itself won an award tonight at the annual Voluntary Sector Awards at the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield. The charity had been shortlisted for Organisation of the Year in the 'income under £25k' category and was successful in winning the...

Chatsworth purple VJ 16th Oct 2016 Villager Jim captures a purple Chatsworth

Villager Jim captures a purple Chatsworth Chatsworth House was lit up purple on Saturday, 15th October, for the inaugural Accessible Derbyshire Awards at Chatsworth House. Top photographer Villager Jim shared this stunning picture of the House on Twitter looking magnificently mauve! Our thanks go to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for giving permission for...

Chatsworth purple 2 15th Oct 2016 Inaugural Accessible Derbyshire Awards are a huge success!

Inaugural Accessible Derbyshire Awards are a huge success!   This evening Accessible Derbyshire held its inaugural Awards Evening at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.   To mark the event the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire gave their permission for the whole of Chatsworth House to be lit up purple for the evening!   The Awards were an opportunity for...

Ceilidh 1 2nd Oct 2016 Pie and Pea Supper with Ceilidh - 21st October

Pie and Pea Supper with Ceilidh - 21st October Later this month the Rotary Club of Dronfield are holding a fabulous Pie and Pea Supper with a Ceilidh to raise funds for Accessible Derbyshire. The event will be held held on Friday, 21st October in Coal Aston village hall with the wonderful Well Dressed Band providing the music. Tickets are just £12 each and...

Afternoon tea 2nd Oct 2016 Afternoon tea plus traditional storyteller - 6th November

Afternoon tea plus traditional storyteller - 6th November As autumn approaches it's good to have something to look forward to - and what could be better than a delicious afternoon tea?  On Sunday, 6th November the Rotary Club of Dronfield are holding a fabulous event which includes not only an afternoon tea but entertainment too in the form of a traditional...

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