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Disability Sport District Networks

Throughout Derbyshire there are disability sport networks or groups that bring together local organisations and volunteers with an aim to increase participation of disabled people in sport and physical activity.

Derbyshire Sport support all networks by offering guidance, knowledge and information. The networks provide excellent opportunities to share information, update others and create links with different organisations within the disability sector. If you are interested in attending a meeting, please get in touch with the network's main contact.

Amber Valley

Amber Valley Inclusive Sport and Physical Activity (AVISPA) have members from the local school network, district council and voluntary sector.

Main contact: Nikki Ottowell, nikki.ottowell@ambervalley.gov.uk or 01773 841428

Derbyshire Dales Disability Sports Group

The group have members from local schools, community groups and the district council. In the past the group have been awarded funding for developing opportunities for disabled people in sport and physical activity.

Main contact: Alan McGill, alan.mcgill@derbyshiredales.gov.uk or 01629 761380

Erewash Disability Sport Group

The group have members from local day centres, Erewash Borough Council and the local voluntary sector including parents and carers.

The group are working towards an action plan and welcome anyone from the local area to attend meetings or be including on their database.

Main contact: Dawn Worthington, dawn.worthington@derbyshire.gov.uk or 07966 991709

High Peak Disability Sport Group

The group have members from local colleges, schools and the voluntary sector. In the past the group has coordinated a boccia event for local young people.

Main contact: Alice Wright, a.wright@blc.ac.uk or 07962 020748

North Derbyshire Disability Sport Network

The group have members from local colleges, leisure centres, community organisations and the voluntary sector. In the past the group have coordinated an activity event for local disabled people.

For more information visit their website or contact Gill Hawketts, gillianh3@outlook.com or 07808 173391