Category Archives: North East Derbyshire

Get smart with a Smartphone!

  Hello again, it’s Alistair reporting (Here I am, pictured to the right)…. After my last blog post I thought I would continue with the subject of how I use my Smartphone. After trying out several different phones both iPhone and … 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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“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!”

We are all getting ready for Christmas here in North East Derbyshire….. Cream Tea at ‘Dobbies’ Garden Centre           Both the Chesterfield and Bolsover groups  had trips out to Dobbies Garden Centre in Barlborough. Cream Teas all round … 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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Successful Launch Day in Chesterfield

The North East Derbyshire Project held their launch day on the 11th September at the Sight Support Derbyshire’s Chesterfield office on St. Margarets Drive. We were lucky with the weather and so were able to have the tombola outside in … Continue reading

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Building Project Foundations….

As well as setting up new groups in the area (which we will let you know about soon), we are pleased to announce that the overhaul of our Chesterfied and Bolsover Offices is now complete. Both offices have had a … Continue reading

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