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#WeThe15 – Disability Direct

– The Access Card contributes to many different foundations & projects, including Disability Direct. Co-founded by Richard Shaw in 1993, Disability Direct is a user-led organisation with a clear ethos:  “To facilitate independent living opportunities for disabled people”. There have been many changes over the last twenty-eight years to services for disabled people. For example, […]

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#WeThe15 – Plot to Plate

The Access Card contributes to many different foundations & projects, including Disability Direct’s Plot to Plate. Established in 2017, Plot to Plate is a project that provides disabled people the opportunity to learn how to grow produce at an accessible allotment. The project also includes other great activities such as cooking classes, which not only […]

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Derby Taxi firm offers discount on travel fares for Access Card Holders

Derby-based firm, Albatross Cars has joined with a Derby charity to offer special taxi fare rates for disabled people. – Albatross Cars has joined with Disability Direct to offer discounted travel rates for Access Card Holders in Derby. These discounts can be obtained by using a quick and easy phone app system. For more information, […]

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Access Card welcomes Radfield Home Care

We are pleased to be adding Radfield Home Care – Derby, Ashbourne & South Derbyshire – to our growing list of Access Card Providers. “Radfield Home Care was established in continuation of the family care home business and family remains at the core of our values and culture…” Radfield Home Care Derby, Ashbourne & South […]

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October keeps The Access Card on its toes!

It’s been another busy month for The Access Card, with lots of new providers being added to our directory and more exciting projects being announced. In case you missed anything, here’s a recap of events. We have added a great variety of venues and attractions to our directory. We also proudly announced our contribution to […]


What you missed in March!

We would like to cast some sunlight on this rainy situation by sharing our latest providers for this month with you to get you thinking about the exciting trips you’re going to plan once this has all blown over and the rainbows start to appear. For more information, please see the links below. LaserQuest, Derbyhttps://www.accesscard.org.uk/providers/laser-quest-pride-park/ […]


MSV – the place to be!

We are pleased to welcome 6 MotorSport Vision venues to our growing list of Access Card Providers. – Access Cards with +1 accepted as proof for a free companion ticket. MotorSport Vision is a motorsport organisations and an operator of six UK venues. MSV has a portfolio ranging from major two and four wheel championships […]


Be our guest at LaserQuest!

We are pleased to welcome LaserQuest Pride Park to our growing list of Access Card Providers. Present your access card upon booking and receive 2 games of Laser Quest for the price of one. Laser Quest is a sci-fi themed activity played in a large multi level arena with music and lighting effects. Players wear […]


Get ready for SHOUTaboutSEND 5K!

The Access Card Team is excited to advertise a fantastic event taking place in Derby on Saturday 5th October 2019. The SHOUTaboutSEND event includes a 5k / 2.5k and a sensory circuit so whether you are looking to set a personal best, take up a fitness challenge or simply have lots of fun…. this is […]