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Mar 11

£20m Committed To UK Train Station Improvements

Matthew

A new government campaign has been launched to improve the journeys of disabled passengers on public transport across the country.

Mar 05

Disabled Runner To Take Part In London Marathon

Matthew

Aaron Plumber, who has learning difficulties and cerebral palsy, will join thousands of others at the starting line of the London Marathon this April.

Feb 27

Disability Access Day 2020

Matthew

2020 Disabled Access Day is 16 March, and like previous years, the day will be about highlighting the amazing access that already exists in places.

Feb 10

Artist Designs Hotel Room To Highlight Difficulties Facing The Disabled

Matthew

Christopher decided to highlight these barriers in his latest conceptual artwork, a hotel room design to be deliberately awkward and inaccessible, ironically named the Welcome Inn.

Jan 30

York Bids For Electric Shuttle To Improve Disabled Access

Matthew

Disabled people living in York might soon be able to get around the city centre more easily, as it has put in a bid for a driverless electric shuttle service.

Dec 19

How Chess Is Changing Disabled People’s Lives For The Better

Matthew

An international chess tournament for disabled players has recently shown how playing the game can bring real benefits to people.

Dec 10

UK Disability Access Is Poor, Says Coronation Street Star

Matthew

Coronation Street actress Cherylee Houston has been discussing how she struggles in public due to a lack of provisions made for those with mobility problems.

Nov 21

UK Landmarks Show Support For Better Disability Access

Matthew

Major landmarks across the country have thrown themselves behind a campaign to improve disability access in shops.

Oct 23

Survey Launched To Discover Truth Behind Disability Access

Matthew

A survey has been launched to determine what disabled people think about access in public places and whether it has improved in the last year.

Oct 22

Trafford Disability Funding £200k More Than 2009

Matthew

Trafford Council has revealed it has spent £214,965 more on Disability Facilities Grants (DFGs) this financial year than it did in 2009.

Oct 07

New App Launched To Review Bathrooms

Matthew

The aim of the new app isn’t to lambast business owners for the state of their toilets, but to bring about positive change.

Oct 02

‘Majority’ Of Homes Are Inaccessible For Wheelchair Users

Matthew

A new report has revealed that just 21 of people say that a wheelchair user would reasonably be able to access all parts of the house.

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