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Comments about Gold Card

What do older and disabled people living in Derbyshire think about Gold Card? They think it’s great!

In the last edition of the Gold Card Discount Directory, we asked cardholders to tell us what they think about the scheme – and the response was very positive and very encouraging. Here is a selection of their comments regarding the Gold Card travel and discount scheme.

“Good variation of goods and services”

- Mrs S, Bakewell

“I would like to see more shops and services joining this scheme”

- Miss C, Derby

“I think the scheme is brilliant – I am not only able to free travel but also loads of discounts. I am very happy with the benefits of this scheme”

- Ms W, Long Eaton

“Gold Card is an excellent idea”

- Mrs P, Heanor

“I would like to see the inclusion of more stately homes”

- Mrs S, Long Eaton


- Mrs P, Dronfield Woodhouse

“I hope your next edition is as good as this one”

- Mr A, Taddington

“The Discount Directory will encourage a lot of other businesses to join up, so the scheme will automatically be improved”

- Mr P, Derby

“It’s nice that we golden oldies are not forgotten”

- Ms D, Eckington

“I would like to see more businesses participating in the scheme”

- Mr T, Alfreton

“Can you arrange for more cycle businesses to offer a discount?”

- Mr W, Little Eaton

“A wealth of information”

- Mrs M, New Mills

“I am very grateful for the discounts I receive from the shops taking part in Gold Card”

- Mrs B, Swadlincote

“More pubs and restaurants in the Long Eaton area”

- Mrs J, Long Eaton

“It is very nice to have these discounts, they are really helpful. I hope they will continue for many years”

- Mrs A, Sinfin

“I would like to see Boots and Wilko’s in Belper sign up”

- Mrs R, Belper

“Gents and ladies clothes and shoe shops, fancy good shops and day trips would be great additions to the scheme”

- Mrs B, Old Whittington

“In two words, it’s great!”

- Mrs G, Derby

“More clothes and shoes retailers for Chesterfield area please”

- Mrs W, Brampton

“Department stores joining the scheme would be good”

- Mrs B, Alvaston

“Please get more cinemas and theatres to join”

- Mr B, Heanor

“Could you please get more businesses from the Swadlincote area to join?”

- Mrs J, Castle Gresley

“More DIY stores”

- Ms P, Derby

“A very good selection of shops and restaurants etc”

- Mr M, Draycott

“It’s a godsend”

- Mr M, Derby

“A big thank you to all those businesses who have already signed up to the scheme”

- Mrs C, Breadsall

“More discounts at big supermarkets”

- Mr E, Oakwood

“Hopefully there will be more shops and restaurants as time goes by”

- Mrs B, Allestree

“More garden centres, garden supplies and plant nurseries please”

- Mr H, Tupton

“A very good idea!”

- Mr L, Derby

“I think this Gold Card idea is super!”

- Mrs F, Chellaston

“I would like to see more small, local stores join the scheme as this really helps me”

- Mrs P, Hope Valley