Accessible Derbyshire

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:10 Written by


Derbyshire is a beautiful county but for some people accessing all that Derbyshire has to offer is difficult. 

If you have a disability or have mobility difficulties and use a wheelchair, pushchair or scooter our hills and valleys and their old, listed buildings – the very things that make Derbyshire special - can seem out of reach. 

Accessible Derbyshire have a dream: to make life easier for people with disabilities, their families and Carers.  

Their aim is to bring together - in one place - all the information you need to get out and about in Derbyshire and the Peak District and enjoy life to the full.

Whether you are looking for a level stroll round a pretty village followed by afternoon tea in a quaint café, a meal in a local pub, fully-accessible holiday property or hotel, want to know where the Changing Places toilets are or fancy a more adventurous accessible activity such as cycling, sailing or climbing the hills on a Boma 7 all–terrain wheelchair their website for you!

Click here to open the Accessible Derbyshire website.

Visually Impaired Equipment Loan Service

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:14 Written by

Visually impaired residents will be able to borrow equipment from Buxton Library to help them with everyday tasks thanks to a successful Big Lottery bid by local organisations.

Items for loan from Buxton Library will include colour detectors, note detectors, talking kitchen scales, talking measuring jugs, PenFriends (audio-labelling devices), a hand-held video magnifier, a Brailler and a reading machine that scans in printed pages and reads them out.

Directory of Befriending Services in Derbyshire

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 08:34 Written by

The new and updated edition of the directory of Befriending Services in Derbyshire is available, containing details of befriending providers across the county.

Click here to download the new edition of Befriending Services in Derbyshire

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Get in touch

Offices 2a-2c (2nd Floor)
The Market Hall
S40 1AR
Tel: 01246 555908
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