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Celebration time for access expert Mike

ACCESS expert Mike Elkerton has started the year with plenty to cheer about. First he was awarded an MBE. Now he’s celebrating the success of his company’s mobile app that makes it easier – and safer – for disabled people to evacuate public buildings during emergencies.

NHS patients denied hi-tech limbs

AMPUTEES struggling to rebuild their lives after accidents or serious illness have been denied a chance to use advanced prosthetic legs used by military veterans, writes DANNY BUCKLAND.

Handbikers go the extra 200 miles for rugby legend Steve Prescott

A TEAM of handbikers completed a five-day, 200-mile Hull-Manchester ride, raising funds for the cancer charity set up by the former St Helens rugby legend, Steve Prescott.

High court victory for Rex the robotic walking aid

TWO men with spinal cord injuries have won insurance pay-outs for revolutionary robotic walking aids.

Robots at the ready for Old Trafford

ROBOTS are on the way to Old Trafford. And we are not talking about hi-tech footballers . . .

Jo set to break the silence at Cheltenham Literature Festival

JO MILNE, who lived in a world of silence for 39 years, is among the list of high profile speakers at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival (October 2-11).

New bionic hand for women

A NEW bionic hand – using Formula 1 racing technology – is set to open up all sorts of new opportunities for women and teenage amputees across the world.

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