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FREE short breaks for young people!

FREE short breaks at youth hostels in England and Wales are being offered to disadvantaged young people in Salford and Manchester.

Disabled people concerned over visiting new places

HUGE numbers of disabled people don't feel confident about access when visiting new places, a new survey has found.

Making the going easier for everyone

A NEW website has been set up to help venues produce simple access guides for disabled visitors.

World’s most wheelchair-friendly attractions

ACCESS around the world is getting better for wheelchair users. Michael Leavy, MD of Home Healthcare Adaptations in Ireland, has created list of his top wheelchair accessible attractions from the US to Singapore to Australia. Click here and see . . .

Manchester airport blasted over disabled access

ONE OF the largest airports in the country has been branded one of the worst for accessibility, after it failed to consult with disabled people about how it could improve its services, writes JOHN PRING.

UK’s first high ropes course for wheelchair users

THE UK’s first high ropes course for wheelchair users has been set up in the Lake District

Big thumbs up for the wheelchair accessible ‘strandkorb’ beach chairs

THEY’RE a familiar sight on German beaches … Now they could also be a feature at some of our UK seaside resorts.

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