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Disabled Models are Red Carpet Ready

To celebrate awards season, specialist modelling agency Zebedee Management have prepared a campaign showcasing some amazing talent in full red carpet glamour. All models represented by Zebedee Management live with physical or learning disabilities and the agency are striving to raise the profile of people with disabilities in the mainstream media. The shoot which features stunning suits and red carpet ready dresses was a collaborative piece with Veromia, specialists in bridal and occasion wear. It’s hoped that this shoot will highlight a different galaxy of stars and enable producers, casting directors and filmmakers to envisage a time when the...

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A Dolphin trip for everyone

Dolphin Spirit operates from Inverness Marina in the heart of the Highlands and carry a 5-star wildlife attraction status from Visit Scotland. The Moray Firth is a beautiful coastline, with Dolphin Spirit located just 1 mile from the city centre just off the A9, with ample free parking for both cars and coaches making it a very convenient location. The Cruiser seats 65 passengers comfortably and is fully accessible for those with limited mobility, feature include a  a heated inside cabin and two outer deck spaces for maximum viewing opportunities. Trips run between 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm daily throughout the season...

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Birmingham Airport becomes the first mainland airport to trial RoomMate

Birmingham Airport has become the first airport on the UK mainland to fit the revolutionary RoomMate, an audio description unit for the visually impaired, in one of their disabled access toilets. The RoomMate provides an audio description of the facility for blind and visually impaired users and gives them much greater independence and dignity when going to the toilet. Birmingham Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country, with almost 13 million passengers in 2017 travelling to over 150 destinations worldwide. Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) Manager, Ed Kibblewhite said: “We are continually looking for ways to...

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UK’s first physical disability rugby league game

On Sunday, February 4, Warrington will host the very first competitive fixture for Physical Disability Rugby League at Victoria Park’s Asics Stadium. The Wolves will host the Rhinos as both club Foundations are behind the development of the game. Adam Hills, Australian comedian and presenter of The Last Leg, has been behind PDRL from the start and will play for the Wolves whilst his co-presenter Alex Brooker will be supporting the Rhinos. Physical Disability Rugby League is a modified version of the game. PDRL has been played in Australia for over six years and it is hoped that an...

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