Category Archives: Groups

Messing about on the water……

Some of our Spire Support group members enjoyed a ‘grand day out’ on the Worksop Canal in July. The Chesterfield Canal Trust boat trip included a ride along the canal through 4 locks on the fully accessible  ‘Hugh Henshall’.  Canal Trust … Continue reading

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We are here…….

Our North East Derbyshire Project is thriving! If you would like to find out more, receive some support or get involved please let us know. If you, or someone you know could be: Recently diagnosed with sight loss Needing support with … Continue reading

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Our Latest results….good news!

We now have a new link on the right hand side of our blog page, which shows a ‘radar chart’ of statistics (please click on the chart type image), showing a summary of results from health and well-being questionnaires undertaken with service users … Continue reading

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Heading into Summer…..lots happening!

Busy busy busy! Groups and Activities are thriving in North East Derbyshire, recent outings include: one of  the Chesterfield Groups taking part in ten pin bowling at Storforth Lane at Chesterfield Bowl  (Jean pictured to the left  heading for a ‘strike’) … Continue reading

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Groups and Activities a gogo….

Outings, groups and activities are thriving and growing throughout 2015…. We have regular social and activity groups running in the following areas: Chesterfield, Dronfield, Clay Cross, Bolsover, Shirebrook, South Normanton and Alfreton. With a variety of activities coming up, including: trips out, coffee … Continue reading

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Introducing Alistair…..

My name is Alistair Ford. I have been a member of Sight Support Derbyshire since 2006 when I was diagnosed with Cone Dystrophy which is a genetic eye disorder that affects the cones in the back of both eyes causing … Continue reading

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Focus Day in Chesterfield

We had a great turnout for our North East Derbyshire Focus Day on 16 October – with around 40 people with visual impairment, companions and volunteers attending the day. The aims of the ‘workshop’ style day were to find out what … Continue reading

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