Holidays with a Disability – My Experience

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The Bay of Naples from our Hotel by CC Cachia It has been a long winter for everyone this year. For some of us, it has seemed even longer. If, like me, you live with a lung condition, you will have been advised to stay indoors throughout the colder days. Then, when the sun finally […]

Explore Britain by Rail For Less

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With a Disabled Persons Railcard, you and a friend, can save an average of £125 a year for just £20. National Rail, working together in partnership with the train companies, offer a Disabled Persons Railcard to help you save a third off Standard and First Class Anytime, Off-Peak and Advance fares. Everybody should be able […]

Community Minibus Fund Round Two

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The fund is being administered by the Community Transport Association and has £2million available for this round with priority being given to support services who provide a role in education outside of traditional “classroom learning” and those serving rural areas. This funding round will follow a two phase structure: Phase 1 – will identify organisations […]

Rochford District Council

Pay By Phone to Park in Rochford!!

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Important information From 1 June, your phone parking provider will change from Metric Mobile to PayByPhone. Look out for the new phone number and location numbers appearing on PayByPhone What is PayByPhone? From 1st June, PayByPhone replaces Metric Mobile. as the new quick and secure way to pay for parking using your mobile phone. Instead […]

Flying with a Disability

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Easyjet has recently been fined €70,000 (£58,000) for disability discrimination, for refusing to allow three unaccompanied wheelchair users on to flights in 2008 and 2009. The passengers were told they couldn’t travel because they didn’t have a helper to assist them if an emergency exit was needed. A similar case will come to court in […]