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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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Making Improvements To Oklands Play Area, Cilfynydd

Making Improvements To Oklands Play Area, Cilfynydd

Making Improvements To Cilfynydd Play Area Yesterday members of the Accessible News team were out looking at accessibility to play areas, especially the accessibility of Oaklands in Cilfynydd.  This was brought to our attention by Mia Thorne, Child Ambassador for Caudwell Children’s Charity.  Mia is an inspirational young lady who

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Case Work – Dropped Kerbs In Aberaman

Case Work – Dropped Kerbs In Aberaman

After being contacted by a resident in Aberaman we have been able to work with Rhondda Cynon Taff to install a “H bar” marking over a dropped kerb that has been installed to aim to prevent people from parking overit. An example of a “H bar” from another website We

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