Riding a mobility scooter that can go up to, 8mph maximum may not sound like a dangerous thing to do. However, you only have to Google ‘mobility scooter accidents,’ to see pages of evidence to the contrary. As the evenings draw in (more…)
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…)
In 2016, AVOW started a petition to stop the loss of disabled parking in Wrexham town centre. The loss was due to the relocation of the Police Headquarters. A compromise was reached, however, the eight disabled spaces were lost and were not fully replaced.
One year on and East Kilbride Shopmobility is celebrating the success of its name change. Back in October 2017, the scheme changed its name to Older & Active and over the last 12 months, they have grown their services way beyond that of a shopmobility.
We would like to highlight and welcome our recent additions to membership.
Firstly, we would like to welcome and say congratulations to a brand new scheme that recently opened, Community House Shopmobility. This scheme came into membership at the beginning of September and they are based in Great Yarmouth. It is fantastic to see another seaside resort become accessible to those with limited mobility. (more…)