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How to get a disabled parking bay?

How to get a disabled parking bay?

04/12/2018

If your application succeeds, your council may offer you a bay directly outside your home. If this option is not available, your council will try to offer you a space as near as possible to your home.  The space offered to you is only advisory and therefore has no standing in law. This means that any disabled Blue Badge holder may park there. Non-disabled people are asked to park elsewhere but are not legally obliged to do so. White lines are there to let other motorists know the bay is intended for the use of a disabled resident. 

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Chasing your dreams in a wheelchair

Chasing your dreams in a wheelchair

27/11/2018

There comes a time in everyone’s life, generally when they are aged between 16 and 18 where they are asked a very important question; who do you want to be? That is when you start to ponder… Do you want to join the civil service? Go to business school? Attend college? Or maybe something else entirely?

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How seat elevation can give powerchair users more independence.

How seat elevation can give powerchair users more independence.

13/11/2018

Reaching higher levels, for example ordering at a café or bar, or trying to reach something on a high up shelf, is one of the common difficulties wheelchair users may experience. Frequently, only horizontal mobility is taken into account, but vertical mobility could be just as important for them. Often this need is perceived as a luxury. However, the ability to rise up in a powerchair has huge potential to increase the user’s quality of life.

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Discover adapted padel

Discover adapted padel

06/11/2018

In just over two years, adapted padel has become a booming sport, highlighted by the creation of clubs, associations and tournaments throughout the country. This new sport, which allows those with physical and mental disabilities to participate in, is played in a wheelchair, uses racquets and a conventional padel ball, and incorporates modifications similar to those of wheelchair tennis, such as the ball being allowed to bounce twice.

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Meet Clara Holmes - the face of the Q100 R

Meet Clara Holmes - the face of the Q100 R

16/10/2018

I try to live my life to the fullest the best I can. I try to have a positive outlook on life and surround myself with positive people. Of course, there are many challenges I face as a wheelchair user, but I believe the first hurdle you must get over is the in the mind. Once you have conquered that, then you can deal with other challenges you may face.

I have been modelling for the past year and a half, after I was spotted in Canary Wharf by two model scouts from Zebedee Management and the next day I was signed to the agency.

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