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Win! A family pass for A Dahl-icious Day Out

Take a trip to Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, and you might stumble across this ‘flushbunkingly glorious’ museum with chocolate-scented doors and fun galleries for families. It is, of course, The Roald Dahl Museum where the famous author once wrote, surrounded by the places that inspired many of the stories we know and love today. Not only is the museum and story ... Read More »

Win! A relaxing break at Treworgans Farm Cottages

Nestled in the heart of the Cornish countryside, Treworgans Farm Holidays is a family-run farm offering accessible, self-catering holiday accommodation. The two cottages, Buzzard Watch and Valley View, have been thoughtfully and purposely converted from original stone farm buildings and now offer wheelchair-accessible accommodation incorporating level access shower rooms and adapted kitchens. There are also a wide range of mobility ... Read More »

Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training awareness week

Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training. As a result, tens of thousands of disabled people are leading a more active lifestyle. The programme is reaching its final six months of this funding cycle and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is using an awareness week to celebrate the successes so far. ... Read More »

Elmer the patchwork elephant comes to mac Birmingham this Easter with BSL and relaxed performances

Join Elmer on a vibrant, musical safari through the jungle to celebrate everything that makes us unique. Full of original song, audience participation, colourful costumes and a chance to join Elmer in the Elmer’s Day Parade. Produced by Riverside Performing Arts, it will enthral and captivate even the youngest audience members as they learn with Elmer that everyone is special ... Read More »

Our 2017 Motoring with PosAbility has landed

Our 2017 Motoring with PosAbility has landed. Jam packed with all you need to know as a disabled motorist. Read on to find out what’s inside: The Motability Scheme: Everything you need to know about the leasing your car through Motability For the Love of Cars: Columnist Dan White explains how he stopped worrying and learned to love his car ... Read More »

The April/May 2017 issue of PosAbility magazine out now

The April/May 2017 issue of PosAbility magazine out now. In this issue we explore . . .   Cooking with Gas: Read how Susie Longair received a kitchen makeover Domestic Abuse: We explore the frightening realities for some women living with disabilities in abusive relationships Employ Me, I Dare You: Sam Renke discusses all things employment and disability Jodie Finds Her ... Read More »

Bield’s Retro Tea Room Goes Down a Treat

An East Ayrshire very sheltered housing development has given tenants the opportunity to step back in time by brewing up a refreshing retro treat for their tenants. Menzies Court, managed by leading housing and care provider Bield, have created a unique tea room for their tenants with a dash of adoration for the past. Marie Reid, Manager at Menzies Court, ... Read More »

Autism passport and tool kit

A unique jobseekers’ ‘passport’ which launched last week could make the journey to work for those with disabilities and hidden impairments a much more enjoyable – and realistic – proposition. In the same way someone travelling internationally can cross borders and enter into places they’ve never been able to access via the use of the well-known travel passport, it’s hoped ... Read More »

European Neuro Convention – The must attend event for Brain and Spinal injuries

European Neuro Convention – The must attend event for Brain and Spinal injuries, speak to experts from around the globe The European Neuro Convention, previously the Neuro Rehab Expo is set to be Europe’s largest trade show for Brain and Spine experts. It has expanded into a new comprehensive event, with three key areas of focus, rehabilitation, diagnostic and surgical. ... Read More »

Arriva sign up to RNIB’s Bus Charter

Arriva UK Bus has signed up to RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Bus Charter to ensure services are accessible for customers with sight loss. The UK’s five main bus operators [1] have now pledged their commitment to the Charter. RNIB’s Bus Charter sets out 13 commitments Arriva will make to improve bus travel for passengers. To mark this ... Read More »

Nervous Flyer Trains for Pilot License 60 Years After First Flight

Almost 60 years after first getting into a cockpit, a Fife man has his pilot’s licence in his sights as he studies for the first round of tests. It’s up, up and away for Roddy Kyle, a tenant at Bield’s Abercrombie Court in St Monans, as an upcoming hip replacement has failed to take the wind out of his enthusiasm ... Read More »

Rolls-Royce Derby Light It Blue for Autism East Midlands in support of Autism Awareness Week 2017

Across the globe thousands of iconic landmarks and buildings join the hundreds of thousands of homes and communities around the world to “light it blue” in support of people living with autism. In celebration of this week Autism East Midlands have created an additional range of Autism-friendly events and educational activities that have taken place all week, and will continue ... Read More »