Tag "Accessibility"

Martyn Sibley makes it into the Power 100 list 2019

Martyn Sibley has made the Power 100 list 2019, recognised for his work in blogging, public speaking, social change coaching and launching Disability Horizons. Find out which other influential disabled people made the list.

Banning pavement parking could give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have proposed plans to have an outright ban on pavement parking in England, which could better enable disabled people to get out, be independent and access their communities.

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Top 5 mobility aids to rent for your next holiday

Travelling soon and worried about bringing your mobility aids along, such as a ramp, hoist and bath aids? Skip the stress and rent mobility equipment from Strive Mobility.

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How AccessAble takes the chance out of going out

If you’re always frustrated by the difficulties of going out with a disability because of inaccessibility, check out the AccessAble app or website. They’re FREE and list accessibility information for places across the UK.

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Music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans

More than 3.7 million disabled attend music events but reports have emerged that music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans.

Cake shop chain admits access failings and makes immediate changes

Cake shop chain Konditor admits access failings after a disability campaigner raised concerns. Esther Leighton, co-founder of the disabled-led campaigning organisation Reasonable Access, couldn’t access three of its six stores.

Disability Pride Brighton 2019 celebrating inclusion

Disability Pride Brighton 2019 takes place on Sunday 14th July 2019. Find out what’s on, what things there are to do, who the guest speakers are and how you can attend this accessible event.

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The ultimate guide to accessible festivals across the UK

Keen to attend a music festival but not sure whether any will be accessible? We round up the most accessible festivals across the UK, from Edinborough Fringe to Reading Festival, that caters to a range of disabilities.

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WIN an easyTravelseat to make travelling by air easier as a wheelchair user

WIN an easyTravelseat, worth nearly £400, designed to make transferring to and from a wheelchair and aircraft seat easier. Find out how to enter our competition and see the easyTravelseat in action.

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Disabled entrepreneur Josh on his invention to help wheelchair users travel more easily

Be inspired by disabled entrepreneur Josh, whose wheelchair transfer seat is making flying easier for wheelchair users. Plus, read his tips on how to start your own business and become a disabled entrepreneur.