Versatile electric wheelchair

WHILL’s new electric portable mobility device is seemingly everything one could wish for in a modern mobility aid. It’s key design feature is to offer the user real freedom to manoeuvre in almost any environment. Watch Mashable’s video here.

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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”

Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessible locations

Good news everybody! One of the most popular map apps on Android and iOS now has an excellent feature: Wheelchair Accessible locations! Continue reading “Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessible locations”

Potential price increases at the pumps?

Drivers could face higher diesel and petrol prices as a result of the vote to leave the EU, retailers have suggested. Continue reading “Potential price increases at the pumps?”

Travelling the world in a wheelchair

James Ballardie and his girlfriend set out to travel the world by wheelchair. Instead of researching wheelchair access facilities for each destination on their list they simply embrace the local facilities and go with the flow. So far they have been through Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, the USA, Japan and South Korea, and to date it’s been remarkably straightforward — until they reached China that is:

http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-ouch-31923342

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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Bay abuse comes in all forms

It isn’t just ignorant people parking in disabled bays. Sadly many companies think it is okay to use this resource as a place to put products.

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