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.
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 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.
THOUSANDS of people will be flocking to Warrington on Sunday (July 12) for the annual Disability Awareness Day.
TV’s most famous mobility scooter user, Benidorm’s Sheila Reid (who plays Madge), has launched a new training programme for scooter users which could become compulsory. Insurance may also be compulsory under new EU laws.