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Pikes Lane Planning Appeal Success

Planning appeal success for High Peak Access on land at Pikes Lane, Whitfield, Glossop. Application to create 23 dwellings.   Details...

Accessible Trail Buxworth to Whaley Bridge Canal Basins

High Peak Access Group was asked to carry out an audit of an intended accessible trail from Bugsworth Basin, along the canal towpath to Whaley Bridge Canal Basin, on the Peak Forest canal, via a trail leading under the canal and back onto the canal towpath to Whaley Bridge. The total distance of the trail in approximately 2.25km.   Details...

Accessible Homes Awareness Video

Centre for Ageing Better have produced a video 'Homes for All Ages' calling for action as part of the Housing Made for Everyone (HoME) coalition.   Details...

Town End Methodist Community Garden

High Peak Access were asked for advice on making an accessible Community Garden at the rear of the church in Chapel-en-le Frith.   Details...

B&M Store Whaley Bridge

New safe accessible footpath at B&M store near Whaley Bridge - 2019.   Details...

Reaching Out Project

High Peak Access have hosted three recent events to highlight access difficulties faced by disabled people.   Details...

Making Buxton Better

High Peak Access group jointly hosted an event at the Dome in Buxton with the University of Derby, to highlight access difficulties for people with disabilities in and around Buxton and to launch their new web based App to help anyone who organises a public event to make sure it is accessible to all.   Details...

Glossop Carnival Stall

High Peak Access had a stall at Glossop Carnival this year and we were able to meet lots of people, some old friends and lots of new ones who took an interest in the work we are doing.   Details...

Making Disability Data Work for You

The Office for Disability Issues has produced a Community Data Toolkit, which aims to provide in one place everything disability groups and other grassroots organisations need to know about how to analyse and interpret data.   Details...

We are Up-and-Running!

High Peak Access launched their new accessible website on Thursday 19th April, at the Whaley Bridge Uniting Church. People were invited to the Launch to hear about, and ask questions of their work promoting local accessibility, and to network with organizations and individuals over a buffet lunch.   Details...

Countryside Access Scheme - Tramper Facility

Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service currently have 5 mobility trampers available for hire at 4 locations, these are Shipley Country Park (x2), Middleton Top, Elvaston Castle Country Park and Tapton Lock Visitor Centre.   Details...

Celebrating People Award

High Peak Access were Runners Up for the Celebrating People Award and were presented with a fifty pound cheque and a commemorative plaque at the High Peak CVS AGM on Thursday 20 October.  

Police Care Card

Derbyshire Constabulary have set up a new police telephone number for people who have difficulty using the phone - limited verbal communication, low levels of confidence, difficulty holding the handset for a long period etc.   Details...