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Accessible Shopping Day

Accessible Shopping Day

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Many of the UK’s major retailers are backing the idea of an accessible shopping day which has been termed ‘Purple Tuesday’. This day, which will see retailers introduce new measures to make their shops more accessible to disabled customers, is set to take place on 13th November 2018 and every retailer taking part will be required to make at least one permanent change to improve its accessibility. 

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Open Letter Regarding Pavement Parking Delivered to Downing Street

Open Letter Regarding Pavement Parking Delivered to Downing Street

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Yesterday (30th August) The Guide Dogs Charity delivered its open letter to Downing Street, asking for the government to take urgent action to prevent unsafe pavement parking.

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Why Is a Folding Mobility Scooter the Perfect Travel Companion?
Have Your Say on PIP

Have Your Say on PIP

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The PIP assessment provider, Capita is keen to find out about the experiences of people in the firms catchment areas namely, Wales, Northern Ireland and Central and South England who have been through the PIP assessment process. Please send your responses through to info@disabledmotoring.org and we will pass them on to DMUK Vice Chairman, Margaret Oldham, who attends the PIP forums on behalf of the charity.

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National Car Theft Statistics

National Car Theft Statistics

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The national car theft statistics for 2017 have recently been analysed to reveal the areas of the country where people are at the highest risk of having their vehicle stolen.

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