Disabled Access Day 2017

Here’s a date for your diaries, well actually, here’s 3 dates for your diary!  Continue reading Disabled Access Day 2017

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DMUK campaign for better car parks

Have you seen DMUK’s latest campaign? It calls for many of the things we have outlined in our petition to government. We support this wholeheartedly! Have a look at the short video starring Helen Dolphin:

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Are disabled footy fans short changed?

 

Are you disabled and a fan of ‘the beautiful game’ and have found yourself thinking out loud that your clubs support for their disabled fans falls woefully short? This article may well interest you.

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Accessible Britain

Just how accessible is your local town? Do you prefer your local High Street to your nearest shopping centre?

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The UK’s 12.2 million disabled people make a noticeable contribution to employment and local economies. The Accessible Britain Challenge in aims to encourage shops, businesses and local authorities to work closely with disabled people and their organisations to break down barriers and make services more accessible and inclusive. Continue reading Accessible Britain

Petrol Station Assistance

We received a message today from Elaine who wanted to ask about people’s experiences of assistance at petrol stations.

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She writes; “For the past four years, as my ambulant mobility deteriorated, and after I had my crutches kicked from under me in a petrol station pay queue which damaged my shoulder. I have started using the blue badge services which most Derby stations provide and on the motorways.

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