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Adventuring from the norm in Oslo: part 1

Tempted to visit Scandinavia but not sure how accessible it will be? Wheelchair user and commercial accessibility consultant, Sarah Rennie, tells us about her trip to the capital city of

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Epic European Disability Roadtrip: never give up

Co-editor Martyn Sibley tells our Disability Horizons community about his latest – and in his words possibly craziest – challenge yet: the Epic European Disability Roadtrip! For those who are

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Airport provision for disabled passengers: DON’T MISS the Radio 4 interview

Today, at 12pm, Co-editor Martyn Sibley is being interviewed on Radio 4’s You and Yours programme. Following on from my visit last Thursday to Gatwick airport for the Muscular Dystrophy

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Volunteering abroad: a catch up from Martyn Sibley

Co-Editor, Martyn Sibley, has been volunteering in Spain for nearly two months now, so we thought it was the perfect time for a catch up… By Martyn Sibley Visit our

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Driving through 14 capitals in 14 days with a disability: part 3

Amputee, Mark Pattenden, recently undertook an extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in order to raise money for BLESMA. Having heard about the first half of his trip, he

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Wheelchair disasters and triumph on the far side of the world…

It is Tuesday 13th March and I write this post from a café in my hotel in Sydney. As you may already be aware, both Martyn and I are abroad during

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Wings on Wheels adapted holiday to Ecuador

Wings on Wheels operate small, escorted group holidays worldwide for people with mobility problems and other disabilities. This January we took a group of 11 disabled people (10 being wheelchair

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Martyn Sibley: Overcoming my disability to volunteer abroad

Disability Horizons’ Co-Editor Martyn Sibley is heading off on an amazing journey to volunteer in sunny Spain… For my readers who know me personally or have read my blog since