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Disabled University Lecturer Continues Campaigning

Disabled University Lecturer Continues Campaigning

Frank Adams, 50 from Holmfirth near Huddersfield who lives with severely restricted mobility, has continued to campaign and educate academic and non-academics about disability, thanks to a remarkable drive-from-wheelchair Sirus car. Frank’s career The majority of his career has been focused on improving accessibility for people living with disabilities. He was diagnosed with Polio at […]

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Christmas comes early for Julie Dean and family

Christmas comes early for Julie Dean and family

Christmas is a special time for many of us but for Julie Dean and family from Longwick this year’s will be a particularly happy and memorable one. Having been refused funding from their local council and giving up all hope of ever affording a much needed stairlift, Hertfordshire based company EMS Stairlifts came to their aid providing one completely free of charge […]

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Railway stations and access for the disabled

Railway stations and access for the disabled

Not enough railway stations provide step free access for the disabled. The problem Almost all the British railway system was built before disabled people existed in the public eye. When the stations were originally built lifts did not exist and disabled people were not in the mindset. If you wanted to get across the railway […]

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Concessionary Bus Pass For Travel

Concessionary Bus Pass For Travel

If you have a concessionary bus pass for travel you will not have to pay for the ticket when you travel on a bus. If you are registered as a  disabled person or receive a pension then you can apply for one. It is very useful, these days bus fares are not cheap. Concessionary Bus […]

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Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard

Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard

If you are a disabled person travelling on National Express coaches then investigate Discount Travel With a Disabled Coachcard. It costs £12.50, it is valid for 12 months and enables you to save a third off the full ticket price on many journeys. This looks like good value for your money. Discount Travel With a Disabled […]

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Disabled Persons Railcard.

Disabled Persons Railcard.

I receive full Mobility Allowance so I can receive a 33% discount on rail tickets. I use a Disabled Persons Railcard, it gives me, a disabled person, and one adult travelling with me, a third off train ticket price for UK trains. Do you receive the full mobility allowance? If you do then you are eligible […]

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