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8 accessible tourist attractions across the UK for anyone with a disability

Enjoy Easter weekend at one of these accessible tourist attractions, from Chester Zoo to the National Railway Museum, there is something for everyone, no matter what your disability.

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How does a wheelchair user or otherwise mobility impaired person escape from a burning building?

Evacusafe explains the range of rescue-assistance products available for businesses and individuals at home to help disabled people out of buildings in an emergency.

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Urban planning student with a disability hopes to make cities more inclusive and accessible

Amelia O’Hare is an avid traveller, urban planning student and wheelchair user who is using her experiences to make cities more accessible for people with disabilities. Read on to hear

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Celebrate and encourage inclusivity by making your voice heard

It’s estimated that the ‘Purple Pound’ – the spending power of disabled people and their families – equates to about £249 billion a year. Some businesses deliver great service for

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The value of volunteering if you’re disabled

Have you ever considered volunteering? We hear from Disability Horizons reader Mark Wilson about how volunteering has become an incredibly positive part of his life, and has made a great

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Accessible Tenerife

Have you ever been to Tenerife? Co-editor Martyn Sibley talks about his time there, the sun, sea, sand and accessibility. I’ve been going to the beautiful island of Tenerife for

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Gilbey Films: showcasing disabled access

Wish you could see what a venue is like for accessibility before going there? Andy Gilbert, from Gilbey Films, creates videos to showcase just this: the accessibility of venues, from

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Accessible New Year’s Eve holidays

If you’re wondering what to do for New Year’s Eve, whether your preference is to party hard or hide away as the countdown draws closer, now is the time to

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: removing barriers

With the theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012 being “removing barriers”, we wanted to speak to Leonard Cheshire Disability about their project, Young Voices, which brings together campaigners from over

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Dconference: disability and the internet

After arriving back from his Epic European Disability Roadtrip, Co-editor Martyn Sibley has been busy working on his latest project: Dconference. As you well know, I’ve been working hard on

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