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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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Access Issues in Penywaun

Access Issues in Penywaun

Access Issues in Penywaun In conjunction with Cllr Helen Boggis our team are working with a family in Penywaun to help them gain access from the pavement outside their property. The grass banking is proving difficult for wheelchair users and carers to access the road and cars parked at the

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Accessible News Supporting The Mayors Charities

Accessible News Supporting The Mayors Charities

On Monday 20th June Chairperson Richard Jones presented Cllr Rhys Lewis, Mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taff with an autographed football.  This football was donated to form part of an auction that was taking place for Accessible News chosen charities for our fundraising in 2012 – 2013. Accessible News two chose

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