Volunteering in Sport Opportunities – IMPACT

Derbyshire Sport June 2016 is being promoted as Inclusive Volunteer Month during which disabled people are being encouraged to volunteer at sports clubs and organisations. This is part of the IMPACT project which aims to help clubs and organisations become more inclusive get more disabled people into sport increase disabled volunteers’ confidence and skills. Volunteering […]

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New job vacancy in Ability Finance – Maternity cover

Our team in Ability Finance have a temporary vacancy for a trainee clerical/payroll assistant (with the possibility of the role becoming permanent).  Ability Finance provides a full payroll service for disabled people employing their own staff/personal assistants. We offer payroll advice and support via telephone, email and face to face meetings. The role is for 22 […]

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New job vacancy – Direct Payments and Support Planning Advisor

The DDCIL Direct Payments and Support planning service has an opening for a new advisor. EDIT 22/03/16: Applications for this position are now closed We have an opening for a new advisor to join the team in supporting disabled people with planning their Direct Payments budgets, developing their support plans and recruiting and managing personal […]

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New job vacancy at PAN Travel

PAN Travel, part of DDCIL’s social enterprise the People’s Ability Network, has a new job opening for a driver. All details can be found below and on our Job vacancies page. People’s Ability Network (PAN) Travel Driver 16 hours per week, school term time only. Approximate working times 7:30 – 9:15 and 14:30 – 16:15. Role: […]

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Depression and Anxiety Support Group – Dates for 2016

Every month DDCIL holds a Depression and Anxiety Support Group in Ripley that is open to all. This is a peer support group which means it is run by people who themselves are going through, or at some point in their lives have been through, depression and/or anxiety. The group’s aim is to provide a […]

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International Day of Disabled People

Disabled people face physical, social, economic and attitudinal barriers that exclude them from participating fully and effectively as equal members of society every day. The International Day of Disabled People on 3rd December is a good time to face challenges. The emotional support of counselling respects confidentiality and offers a safe place where people can […]

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Morrison’s – Parking for disabled people

Morrison’s operates parking restrictions in their Ripley shop car park but if you need extra time they will be happy to oblige!

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Changing Places

As part of recent upgrades quite a few UK airports have addressed the increasing need to offer a changing area for disabled passengers and their carers to use. We’ve compiled a list of the Changing Places facilities that are already installed at airports and available for access. What are Changing Places? Changing Places are more […]

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Attention Art Lovers!

Wirksworth Festival 10-26 Sept 2015 Is widely accepted as one of the best showcases of contemporary visual art  that can be found in Rural England. The whole town becomes a gallery at the start of the Festival with the Trails weekend which has over 100 artists exhibiting in homes and buildings in the town. There […]

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Access Belper event

How would you like to play a vital role in making Belper ‘The Understanding Town’? Access Belper is a new initiative to broaden our understanding of everyone’s needs. With awareness raising and training, our Town’s friendliness and understanding can make an uplifting difference to everyone’s experience. Access Belper aims to broaden our understanding of everyone’s needs through: Raising disability awareness Raising awareness of other life changing […]

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