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Just the ticket for disabled rail users

RAIL commuters with disabilities and learning difficulties are to get safer and more comfortable journeys, thanks to a 'blue card' scheme from First TransPennine Express.

Benidorm’s Madge issues a warning for scooter users

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.

All aboard this accessible bus competition

TRANSPORT Minister Baroness Susan Kramer is calling on schools and colleges to get behind a new competition to help bus commuters who are blind or deaf.

Easi-Drive makes the going easier for charities

CHARITIES that have ‘wheels-related’ projects are being urged to apply for a share of £50,000 from accident management specialist Easi-Drive.

Christian charity blasts Government over disability policies

THE Government's call to businesses to make Britain more disabled friendly has been blasted by the UK's biggest and oldest Christian charity.

Eurostar make the going so much easier

HOW do you get teams of wheelchair users from Europe to the London Paralympics when normal train services have such limited wheelchair spaces? Eurostar came up with the answer . . .

All aboard for bus announcements

BLIND bus passengers are being left stranded and vulnerable, say national charity Guide Dogs.

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