Getting from A to B on public transport can be challenging at times, especially when living with a disability. Now, two disabled travellers have had a candid conversation on what more needs to be done to ensure public transport is inclusive across the board.
At the turn of the year, we all set ourselves goals and ambitions to achieve in the year ahead. In 2020, make independence a reality thanks to the support, guidance and expert knowledge available at disability specific exhibition events taking place across the UK.
Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disability, charity Motivation are bringing accessibility and equality to Uganda with their pioneering Motivation All-Stars Appeal.
As the December general election approaches, we look at the information and support available to make voting accessible for everyone.
The outside world can present barriers for disabled people: one such barrier is having help forced upon you from non- disabled people. One woman is trying to combat this, encouraging well-meaning members of the public to Just Ask, Don’t Grab.
Across the country the high-street is a buzz with shoppers. However, the disabled community are distinctly lacking representation within stores. Purple Tuesday is changing the face of disabled shopping, founder Mike Adams OBE reveals why.
In 2018, the discussion on the benefits of medicinal cannabis reached a crescendo with the UK Government ultimately legalising the use of medicinal cannabis. One year on: doctors are continually being discouraged from providing the prescription.
In a bid to continue increasing access to air travel for the disabled community, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is hoping to review and improve regulations over the allowance of assistance dogs on flights.
You and three friends could be heading for a break at one of Hoe Grange Holidays’ accessible holiday lodges in the Peak District.
Building crucial life skills, meeting new people, to giving back to your local community: volunteering is an enriching experience all round. Volunteer Nicola Taylor shares her journey.
Island life is unlike any other. However, with a disability, living on a remote Scottish island poses some challenges. We speak with Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel to discover disability and accessibility on the Isle of Skye.
NorthLink Ferries operate the lifeline service between the Scottish Mainland and Orkney and Shetland. With three passenger vessels carrying around 300,000 passengers annually it’s vital that the service is accessible for all and each vessel has been designed with this in mind.
Today (8 July) the government has announced a new fund of £20 million to improve accessibility on rail networks throughout the UK.
Leading furniture company, IKEA have released an accessible range of furniture to ensure every house becomes an inclusive home.
Government proposals have called on new, or majorly refurbished buildings used by the general public to have mandatory Changing Places toilets installed.