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300,000 Disabled People are on Housing Waiting Lists

03 Dec 2014

The Leonard Cheshire Disability charity have published a report suggesting that 300,000 disabled people are on housing waiting lists, and currently 'making do' in unsuitable accommodation. There are c...

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Operation Disabled Vote

28 Nov 2014

Yesterday saw the launch of Operation Disabled Vote, a campaign to increase the number of disabled people voting in next years election. Disability has been highlighted as a factor in low election tur...

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Mobility Scooter Users: Fight Back Against Council “Not Us, Gov” Pothole Damage Ducking Letters

24 Nov 2014

A mobility equipment insurer specialising in cover for powered wheelchairs and scooters has warned users not to accept standard "not our responsibility, guv" letters from councils rejecting pothole da...

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Disabled Ed Sheeran fan pays £75 for view of metal gate

17 Nov 2014

This was the view from the disabled area at NIA Birmingham that a disabled woman had after paying £75 to see Ed Sheeran. She has complained to the venue and accused them of discrimination. The venue ...

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The Invictus Games – Wheelchair Basketball Pictures

23 Sep 2014

BBMI's Tara and Shaine went to London to support the British Forces Wheelchair Basketball Team at The Invictus Games   The first Game was USA vs. Denmark and a victory for USA &n...

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Wheelchair Skatepark Planned

08 Sep 2014

A charity has submitted plans to extend an existing skatepark, adding an extra section specifically for wheelchairs. Chief executive of the charity Action For Kids Graham Duncan said: "There is no re...

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