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More than 70% of disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable accessible toilets

73% of 280 disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable toilets with 71% saying they‘d been promised an accessible toilet before visiting.

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Two taxi drivers refused to take disabled passengers

Taxi drivers refuse two disabled passengers – a wheelchair user and blind person with a guide dog – despite the law stating that all taxis should provide transport to any disabled person.

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Mayor with prosthetic leg faced online abuse over wearing flat shoes

A mayor with a prosthetic leg faced online ‘abuse’ because she wore flat shoes. She fears this will discourage other disabled people from getting into politics. Read on to find out more.

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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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Disability discrimination: is it happening to you?

Have you ever experienced discrimination because of your disability? Writer Rebecca Sherwood, who uses a wheelchair, talks about the many different types of discrimination, from accessibility issues to prejudices, and