Posts Tagged "wheelchairs"

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Wimbledon wheelchair tennis: ready for the two bounce drama?

Wimbledon arrives and I feel like the cat that got the cream. Centre court tickets to see the action live! No Henman Hill or TV highlights for me. I love tennis, as a spectator and a wheelchair competitor. Like the… Continue Reading Wimbledon wheelchair tennis: ready for the two bounce drama?

Wimbledon arrives and I feel like the cat that got the cream. Centre court tickets to see the action live! No Henman Hill or TV highlights for me. I love tennis, as a spectator and a wheelchair competitor. Like the… Continue Reading Wimbledon wheelchair tennis: ready for the two bounce drama?Read More

Wheelchair or pushchair, who should take priority?

This week I’ve been at the Royal Courts of Justice in London observing a case where three appeal court judges are being asked to confirm whether disabled passengers have priority access to wheelchair spaces on buses. The First Bus Group… Continue Reading Wheelchair or pushchair, who should take priority?

This week I've been at the Royal Courts of Justice in London observing a case where three appeal court judges are being asked to confirm whether disabled passengers have priority access to wheelchair spaces on buses. The First Bus Group… Continue Reading Wheelchair or pushchair, who should take priority?Read More

‘Amazing histories’ will help fill a gap in Cornwall’s past

A new series of video interviews with disabled people shows the kind of “amazing histories” that should be recorded for future generations, according to the researcher who has led the project. Remembering and Reflecting: Disability and Community in Cornwall, headed… Continue Reading ‘Amazing histories’ will help fill a gap in Cornwall’s past

A new series of video interviews with disabled people shows the kind of "amazing histories" that should be recorded for future generations, according to the researcher who has led the project. Remembering and Reflecting: Disability and Community in Cornwall, headed… Continue Reading ‘Amazing histories’ will help fill a gap in Cornwall’s pastRead More

Theatre discrimination victory ‘will have wide-reaching impact’

  A leading entertainment group has admitted discriminating against a disabled theatre-goer by forcing him to buy a ticket for the personal assistant (PA) he needed to accompany him to a concert. Doug Paulley and seven other residents of the… Continue Reading Theatre discrimination victory ‘will have wide-reaching impact’

  A leading entertainment group has admitted discriminating against a disabled theatre-goer by forcing him to buy a ticket for the personal assistant (PA) he needed to accompany him to a concert. Doug Paulley and seven other residents of the… Continue Reading Theatre discrimination victory ‘will have wide-reaching impact’Read More