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Soap star Cherylee Houston to open Manchester disability event

TV actress, and Motability Scheme customer, Cherylee Houston is helping the Motability Scheme celebrate the 10th anniversary of successful One Big Day events by  officially opening The Big Event in Manchester. The free-to-attend two-day event is the largest of its kind, and opens on Friday 5 May 2017 at 9am. Free car parking is also available. The Big Event brings ... Read More »

Wings For Life world run returns to Cambridge

Register to take part in the world’s largest synchronised race 7 May 2017  Returning for the fourth year, Wings for Life World Run, a unique synchronised charity race brings together runners of all levels around the world to run simultaneously, no matter what time it is in their location. Whether you think you can run 2km or 88km, Wings for ... Read More »

Naidex 2017 success for Prysm Group

On the 28-30 March 2017, Naidex returned to the NEC Birmingham for its most successful, well received and forward-thinking edition to date – firmly re-establishing itself as the leading event for the disability and independent living sectors. Since taking over the show in late 2016, the Prysm Group, have poured all of their energy into reaffirming Naidex as an event ... Read More »

Event advocate appointed Mobility Roadshow Ambassador 2017

Seth Thuita from Wellingborough, an Interior Architect with disabilities, is delighted to have been appointed as an official Ambassador for the 2017 Mobility Roadshow, taking place this year at NAEC Stoneleigh, 1-3 June. Seth, who has a permanent Polio Paralysis condition, is an enthusiastic advocate of this annual consumer event and has been a regular visitor since 2007. As a ... Read More »

Stroke survivor and ultra-marathon competitor confirmed Mobility Roadshow ambassador 2017

Stroke survivor and determined Sahara marathon competitor, Andy Ibbott from Northants, has been appointed Event Ambassador for The Mobility Roadshow 2017, taking place at NAEC Stoneleigh, 1-3 June. In March 2011, Andy experienced a massive Stroke during a routine operation on his neck to remove a tumour from his carotid artery. Aged just 46, the father of two lost movement ... Read More »

Inspirational Disabled Racing Driver Nicolas Hamilton to open 2017 Mobility Roadshow

The Mobility Roadshow organised by Goose Live Events on behalf of Mobility Choice, is delighted to announce that racing driver Nicolas Hamilton will be opening the 2017 event at 10am, 1 June. (NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire). From the 1-3 June, The Mobility Roadshow incorporating Get Going Live! will provide a unique experience with an atmosphere to match. It is the original ... 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 »

British Special Olympics: Jennifer Lee and Meg McFarlane

Filmed by: Pablo Martínez Dorado The story of Jennifer Lee and Meg McFarlane. Both are figure skaters at the British Special Olympics delegation and are competing in the 2017 games. Both girls parents were told that their daughters had little chance of walking, but now they are top figure skaters both competing to win medals for Special Olympics Great Britain. ... Read More »

The Brotherwood Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Weekend Returns

The Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will be returning this April Bank Holiday Weekend, giving you the opportunity to explore and drive the UK’s leading range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles in one place. The Event Details:  Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April 2017 Venue: Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset Explore the UK’s leading range of WAVs See the launch of the ... Read More »

Twin sisters skate to Special Olympics success for the US

by Pablo Martinez Dorado, AIPS Young Reporter, Spain GRAZ, March 21, 2017 – As a child, Sharita Taylor, now 26, was diagnosed with autism and had little chance of walking normally, let alone find success in sport. However, instead of giving up and with the support of her family, she and twin sister Shaye discovered a passion when they were ... Read More »

Are you going to Naidex? PosAbility Magazine’s must see speakers

Naidex 2017 is fast approaching, and this years event is tipped to be epic!  Naidex is Europe’s biggest and most far-reaching trade, professional and consumer show dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment. Taking place on 28-30 March at the Birmingham NEC, Naidex is completely free to attend. Featuring 250 diverse suppliers, 150 ... Read More »

Lewis Reed at Naidex 2017

On stand K55 at Naidex, Lewis Reed will be showcasing several examples from its extensive range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles including the Mercedes-Benz V-Class, the VW Caravelle Exec, the SEAT Alhambra and the VW Caddy Maxi Exec. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class provides unprecedented levels of sophistication, safety and performance with its abundance of style and comfort and standard features including privacy ... Read More »