Access

Bailiff unveils memorial stone to Dave Purdy

Although there were a few spots of rain, that didn’t stop a large crowd of Dave Purdy’s friends and family gathering at the Market Square Ramp to watch the Bailiff unveil a memorial stone in Dave’s honour on Friday 11th November. For photos of the event, go

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Guernsey gets an online Access Guide

The States has commissioned an organisation called DisabledGo to audit the accessibility of 500 venues in Guernsey – hotels, restaurants, shops, public buildings – and publish the results online for everyone to use.  DisabledGo hosted meetings on Wednesday 5th October to explain the survey process and to

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GDA member Richard Cochrane interviewed by BBC

In September Richard Cochrane gave BBC Guernsey reporter Fay Tabel a powerful, yet balanced insight into the difficulties disabled islanders face when getting around Town and into shops. Even though it was radio, you could tell just by Richard’s voice how much effort he was having to put

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Gina brings B&Q scooter back to life

Gina Johnson has done it again. Having persuaded Waitrose to make a mobility scooter available to customers at each of their Guernsey stores, she has now inspired B&Q to reinstate theirs. Notices at the B&Q store at Admiral Park claimed that a scooter was available, but in

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Waitrose listens to Gina

Following a request from GDA member Gina Johnson, Waitrose has teamed up with St John’s to provide a mobility scooter in both their Admiral Park and Rohais stores. Gina has her own scooter but can’t always take it to the store with her. Waitrose are keen to

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New ramp proposed for Town Square

Yesterday (April 4th 2011) the St Peter Port Douzaine announced that they were awaiting Environment approval for a revised scheme to create a ramp instead on steps at the corner of the Town Church by the Albion pub. Headway member and wheelchair user Sarah Whitchurch was interviewed

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