Tag Archives: wheelchair users

Monmouthshire’s safe places scheme for wheelchair users

BBC news article, 14 June 2017: Monmouthshire ‘Safe Places’ scheme to help disabled A new scheme providing better support for disabled and vulnerable people is being launched in Monmouthshire. More than 90 businesses across the county have signed up to … Continue reading

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International wheelchair day 1 March 2017

Celebrate your wheelchair on International Wheelchair day an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives. International wheelchair day website Euan’s guide: Euan’s … Continue reading

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BBC asks about using a wheelchair on public transport

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Wheelchair user wins accessible bus travel Supreme court case

BBC News article, 18 January 20: ‘Wheelchair v buggy’: Disabled man wins Supreme Court case A disabled man has won a Supreme Court case after a dispute with a woman with a buggy over wheelchair space on a bus. It … Continue reading

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Wheelchair users bus travel survey results reveals safety issues

Disability Rights UK blog post, 30 June 2016: Wheelchair users bus travel survey results Helen Dolphin MBE created a survey designed to find out the opinions and views of wheelchair users using the bus. Here are the results. The report … Continue reading

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Bus wheelchair space case makes history at Supreme Court

Disability news article by John Pring, 16  June 2016: Bus wheelchair space case makes history at Supreme Court A disabled activist was at the Supreme Court yesterday as judges heard his ground-breaking case that could finally force bus companies to … Continue reading

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Wheelchair taxi rules will finally come into force

Disability news service blog post by John Pring, 12 May 2016: Wheelchair taxi rules will finally come into force… after 20 years A report by peers on the impact of equality legislation on disabled people appears to have secured its … Continue reading

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Camp Whizz-Kidz for wheelchair users aged 18-25, Llandudno 22 April 2016

Do you want to stay away from home? Would you like to learn new life skills? Join in the fun at Camp Whizz-Kidz! Camp Whizz-Kidz is a FREE residential life skills camp for young wheelchair users aged 18-25. Life skills training … Continue reading

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