Transport

December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached the December 2017 newsletter, packed full of information and news. We outline the events and success of all the participants of the ‘Think Differently about Disability’ Campaign, plus new activity in Alderney for accessibility, please do click on the links to read further on

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Accessibility and Buses – Travel Information

Please find attached a media release from the States Driver and Vehicle Licensing Services in respect of the Accessibility Card Launch which has been issued today. Should you have any queries in respect of this release, please direct them to CT Plus or Jonathan Guilbert at Passenger

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Guernsey Airport helps Travellers with Hidden Disabilities

A new initiative is being launched by Guernsey Airport this Friday which will help staff discreetly identify travellers who may require additional support. The ‘Hidden Disability Lanyard’ scheme recognises that travelling can present particular challenges for people dealing with a range of conditions.  Staff working for the

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Be Active Forum Newsletter October 2017

How can we encourage a shift from private vehicles to alternative forms of transport? Please read the attached poster for further information. Thank you Alun Williams THS Poster 2

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Presentation to Visit Guernsey Tourism Seminar

19th September the GDA, Access for All, Create Architects and States of Guernsey (ESS team) co-presented to the VisitGuernsey Tourism seminar on accessible tourism. The presentation is attached and includes an update on the legislation, our We All Matter Eh? change cards and much more …. For more

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New We All Matter Eh? Campaign Launch Today!

We All Matter Eh? is excited to launch its new #MakeAChange campaign on Friday 8th September   Think differently about disability In response to feedback from the community on the lack of awareness and understanding around disability we have developed a number of Change Cards that provide tips

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Bumble Bee Trips

A great update from Chris Meinke from Bumble Bee We’ve had the pleasure of taking out a lot of disability groups on Bumblebee over the last five seasons and have loved to see the enjoyment these trips have given.You probably know that Bumblebee, apart from having an

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St John Beach Wheelchair Project

St John Guernsey will be releasing an update on the Beach Wheelchair project soon. Looking good for accessibility to one of our beautiful beaches with some special wheels available to borrow on site. Massive thanks to Access for All for all their technical advice and guidance so

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Cycling for Autism 25th June 2017

If you know anyone who might be interested in taking part, here are the details: http://www.autismguernsey.org.gg/home/event/charity-52-mile-cycle-ride/

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Disability Helper Website

The GDA was contacted by Natalie Kelly from Disability Helper. She has very kindly shared some useful websites with us. Please take a look. www.disabilityhelper.net. This is a site dedicated and written by parents and carers of persons with disabilities. Hobbies and Activities for Special Needs Planning for the

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