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Cyclist Karen Darke, who will compete for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016.

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Gowrings Mobility Ambassador Karen Darke wins Gold at Rio Paralympics

Posted by admin on 26th September 2016

If you are looking for inspiration from this year’s Rio Paralympics, then you don’t have to look much further than hand cyclist, Karen Darke. Already a silver medallist at the 2012 London Paralympics and a Para-triathlon World Champion, Karen can now add gold to her medal collection, after winning cycling’s Read more

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Gowrings Mobility Going from Strength to Strength

Posted by admin on 21st September 2016

We would just like to assure all customers and suppliers that although we share a similar name, Gowrings Mobility are a completely unrelated company to Gowrings Ford of Newbury. In an announcement this week the Motoring Group, whose franchises include Gowrings Ford based locally in Newbury has unfortunately been forced Read more

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Disabled drivers warned over blue badge thefts

Posted by admin on 13th September 2016

Disabled drivers warned over blue badge thefts   The amount of blue badges stolen across the UK has tripled over the last three years.   According to the Local Government Association (LGA), who has analysed data from the Department for Transport, there were 2,056 cases of blue badges that were Read more

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Paralympic Inspiration

Posted by admin on 02nd September 2016

Inspiration after London While the organisers behind Britain’s team at next month’s Paralympic Games are hoping that the sporting performances will inspire a better world for disabled people, research shows people were more motivated to get active after the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The study by Grass Roots for Leonard Read more

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Enjoy an Accessible Holiday This Summer

Posted by admin on 18th July 2016

Enjoy an Accessible Holiday This Summer For most of us, going on holiday is something we take for granted. But for some people with disabilities, going on holiday can be a huge challenge that takes an enormous amount of preparation and planning. But with some research and planning, you can Read more

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What will Brexit mean for disabled people?

Posted by admin on 28th June 2016

As the UK starts to plan its exit from the European Union, what will leaving the EU mean for Britain’s 10 million disabled people?

The EU has been at the forefront of supporting anti-discrimination legislation, and this has included taking some countries to court for their failure to implement it. It has also been responsible for introducing:

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Motability One Big Day – Cambridgeshire

Posted by admin on 29th March 2016

Saturday 3 September 2016 9am – 4pm, Peterborough Arena, Cambridgeshire

One Big Day at Peterborough Arena, Cambridgeshire offers you the chance to see a large range of vehicles for disabled people. It provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability.

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Motability One Big Day – Harrogate

Posted by admin on 29th March 2016

Saturday 13 August 2016 9am – 4pm, Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

One Big Day at The Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate offers you the chance to see a large range of vehicles for disabled people. It provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability.

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Motability One Big Day – Exeter

Posted by admin on 29th March 2016

Saturday 16 July 2016 9am – 4pm, Clyst St Mary, Westpoint, Exeter

One Big Day at Westpoint, Exeter offers you the chance to see a large range of vehicles for disabled people. It provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability.

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Kidz to Adultz Wales 2016

Posted by admin on 29th March 2016

Thursday 7 July 9:30am – 4:30pm, House of Sport, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

One of the largest, FREE UK exhibitions dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and special needs, their families and the professionals who work with them.

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