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Cineworld4 5th Feb 2016 A simple trip to the cinema?

Following a couple of successful trips recently  with my severely autistic daughter to see the pantomime in Chesterfield and, most recently, 'Strictly Come Dancing' at Sheffield Arena I am feeling brave! So brave that I am planning to take her to one of the Autism-Friendly screenings that are held at our local Cineworld. I know what you are probably thinking:...

Snow white 2 29th Dec 2015 'Relaxed' Snow White is a hit!

Relaxed Snow White is a hit! (Oh, yes it is!!!) Today was the day for the 'relaxed' performance of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield and we were lucky enough to be going along. Included in our party of seven (how apt!) were three of our children, each of whom is disabled. With impairments including autism, cerebral palsey...

CP Royal 3 10th Dec 2015 Changing Places - I couldn't help myself....

I have just returned home from a visit to Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital at Calow, known locally as' The Royal', where I've been visiting my tiny, baby great-nephew in the Nightingale Ward. As many of you will know Nightingale Ward is on the Scarsdale Wing. What you may not know is that Scarsdale Wing is also the home of the Royal's only...

placeholder 9th Dec 2015 Welcome to our new BLOG!

Welcome to our new Accessible Derbyshire BLOG. We will use this space to help keep you updated with all the things we get up to as we go about the work of Accessible Derbyshire. Watch this space!

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