What is Purple Tuesday?
Purple Tuesday is UK’s first national accessible shopping day. It has been established to recognise the importance and needs of disabled consumers, raise awareness of the value of the purple pound and promote inclusive shopping. (more…)
October 19, 2018 | Donna Eade
Peter Angus a volunteer with Shopmobility Highland has been recognised for his many years of Community Service by the Lord Lieutenant Janet Bowen, who presented him with the British Empire Medal.
Peter has been a Shopmobility Highland volunteer driver for the past 16 years based at Dingwall. Every Wednesday he drives one of the Shopmobility Highland minibuses collecting scheme members from their respective homes and brings them into the city centre. On arrival, the other volunteers have mobility products waiting for those who need them, enabling members to access the city and do shopping or just enjoy a day out. (more…)
September 21, 2018 | Donna Eade
The Tom Hillier Award is presented annually to a National Federation of Shopmobility UK (NFSUK) member scheme. The Scheme must show, through their nominations that they have provided exceptional service levels to their clients that goes over and above what would normally be expected of their scheme.
August 31, 2018 | Donna Eade
Double Celebrations at Lowestoft Shopmobility
This year Lowestoft celebrate 21 years as a scheme but they made 20 years their special celebration read on to find out how 20 years became the new 21.
Last year, 2017, Lowestoft Shopmobility celebrated 20 years of existence. Originally set up as part of D.I.A.L. (The Disablement Information and Advice Line) in 1997 Lowestoft Shopmobility eventually went its own way and became a separate charity in June 2003. (more…)
August 3, 2018 | Donna Eade
Guest Post by Jason Whatling of Peterborough Shopmobility and BHTA member Company The Mobility Aids Centre
More often than not, going on holiday can be a stressful ordeal, rather than the relaxing vacation you hoped for. From fitting everything you will need into a box, to leaving the house unattended for a long period of time, there is always something to worry about. (more…)
April 13, 2018 | Donna Eade