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Dropped Kerbs: The Facts

Dropped Kerbs: The Facts There are three main types of dropped kerbs, as demonstrated in the images below. It is illegal to obstruct any of these dropped kerbs. Doing so could result in a £70 fine. It is up to the local authorities to issue these fines. Since 2008, you

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A Considerate Christmas

A Considerate Christmas

A Considerate Christmas ‘Tis the season to be jolly! And if there’s one thing you can be sure of, it’s that town centres will be bustling with eager shoppers. Whether you’re about to embark on one big shopping spree or simply popping into B&Ms for some last minute stocking-fillers, you’ll

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Considerate Parking: What’s it all About?

Considerate Parking: What’s it all About?

Considerate Parking: What’s it all About? Dropped kerbs. We’ve all seen them. We’ve probably all used them. Yet, unless you use them on a regular basis, you’ve probably never realised just how essential they are. Here at Accessible News, we are determined to raise awareness of this all-too-common access issue

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Considerate Parking Campaign Launches in Two Weeks

Considerate Parking Campaign Launches in Two Weeks

 Considerate Parking Campaign Launches in Two Weeks   Just two weeks until we launch our #considerateparking campaign and we need your help! Have you ever had difficulties getting into your own home due to inconsiderate parking? Do you know someone who struggles to get around your local town because people

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Do You Park Considerately

Do You Park Considerately

This week we visited Aberdare Town Centre to look at access issues for people with disabilities.  Amongst those issues is the problem of parking over dropped kerbs.  Dropped kerbs make a safer journey for all, from those in wheelchairs to parents with prams. Help us to make a more accessible

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