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Taxis: Fair play after 20 years for wheelchair users

TAXI drivers will no longer be able to refuse to accept wheelchair-users – or charge them extra for a journey.

Get yourself into gear for powered scooter world record

CALLING all powered scooter users. Do you want to be part of the world’s biggest parade of powered mobility scooters?

Gatwick making the going easier for everyone

GATWICK Airport has launched a first-of-its-kind lanyard for passengers with hidden disabilities who may need support at the terminal.

All aboard the bus – unless you’re in a wheelchair!

WHEELCHAIR users are frequently facing problems getting on to buses, leaving many people stranded at bus stops, says a leading disability charity.

Public transport still a problem for wheelchair users

MOST wheelchair users and their families and carers can’t travel as independently as they would like to – and two in three do not feel confident enough to use public transport – says a report from disabled children’s charity Whizz-Kidz.

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.

European Mobility Week – A truly inclusive campaign?

EUROPEAN Mobility Week gets into gear today (September 16). The aim is to get people thinking about the range of transport options available, and to choose the right mode when travelling. But that’s not easy if you have a disability, says PHILIPPA WILLITTS.