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LOOKING for a new car, a wheelchair accessible vehicle, or something else to help you with your independence? Then get to Telford this week!
The 30th anniversary of the superb Mobility Roadshow revs into action on Thursday – and you can be certain there will something on display that will help you.
As well as the vast showcase of everything to aid mobility and independent living – and the opportunity to test-drive the latest cars fitted with adaptations – there will be activities for all the family throughout the show.
Over the years, Saturday has become accepted as ‘family day’.
There’s the chance to line up with the men’s and women’s GB wheelchair basketball teams or you can try scaling the giant climbing wall in the Sports Arena.
Other fun activities include a giant Scalextric, trying your hand with remote-control cars, a ‘wheel-up’ race car simulator, a giant digital graffiti art wall, and several vintage and specialist car displays.
You can also float above the clouds with Aerobility’s flight simulator – and admire the skills of the Mouth and Foot painters.
Disabled celebrities will also be there including Falklands’ war veteran Simon Weston and Paralympians Martine Wright and Rik Waddon.
Award-winning paraplegic microlight pilot and adventurer Dave Sykes will be with the Aerobility charity, talking about his record breaking solo flight from England to Australia and his subsequent book.
There will also be daily action from The Red Wheelies scooter formation display team, which holds the Guinness World Record for ‘the greatest distance covered in 24hrs by a motorised wheelchair or mobility scooter’.
The event runs at Telford International Centre from Thursday to Saturday.
www.mobilityroadshow.co.uk