Concerns Raised For Accessible Transport Laws And PIP System

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Disability rights campaigners have criticised the complex legislation around accessible transport laws in a recent address to the Common transport committee.

Call For Improved Disabled Access To Gigs And Festivals

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Entertainment venues have to meet accessibility requirements to ensure gigs can be attended by wheelchair users, but in reality this is not always the case.

Consultation Launched On Government’s Disability Action Plan

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The government has recently launched a consultation on the Disability Action Plan, which is intended to put disabled people at the heart of future policies.

Anger As Airlines Disregard Disabled Passenger Fare Guidelines

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An investigation by the BBC has found that some major airlines are charging full price for the PAs of disabled passengers to fly from the UK, sparking anger.

Which Are The Best Global Cities For Disabled Travellers?

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As the tourism industry seeks to rebound from the impact of the pandemic lockdowns, many cities are now making more effort to accommodate disabled travellers.

Top Six Frequently Asked Questions About Mobility Scooters

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Mobility scooters are life enhancing pieces of equipment for millions of people However, there are certain points you need to be aware of before buying one.

Cross Party Report Criticises Accessible Transport Rules

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A cross-party parliamentary report has criticised the inadequate legislation around access to transport for disabled people and those with restricted mobility.

£60,000 Accessibility Upgrade For Dartmoor National Park

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Dartmoor National Park has undergone a £60,000 improvement scheme to make paths more accessible to users of wheelchairs, pushchairs, and mobility scooters.

UK CAA Launches Consultation On Airline Disability Access

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he UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a consultation to gather views on ways to improve airline access for disabled and less mobile passengers.

Four Accessible Day Out Ideas For The May Bank Holidays

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This May we are set to enjoy three long Bank Holiday weekends. If you are looking for a place to enjoy an accessible day out in the UK, here are some ideas.

Campaigners Criticise Cuts To Active Travel Budget

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The UK government has been strongly criticised by disability campaign groups for cutting the active travel budget by over 50% in the latest spending review.

Anger As Gates Block Mobility Scooter Access On Cycleway

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Residents in Lancashire have complained about a lack of access on a cycling route. Kissings gates have been installed, preventing access for mobility scooters.

International Wheelchair Day Aims To Bust Negative Myths

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International Wheelchair Day takes place on March 1 annually, and aims to celebrate the positive aspects of using a wheelchair, and help improve access for all.

Tips For Choosing Accessible Holiday Accommodation In The UK

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For people with restricted mobility, finding suitable holiday accommodation can present a challenge. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a stress free holiday.

Government Backs Carer’s Leave Bill For Annual Unpaid Leave

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The Carer’s Leave Bill, which would entitle carers in the UK to one week of unpaid leave a year, will now go to the House of Lords after being backed by 73 MPs.