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Scooter tutors to give safety lessons to mobility buggy drivers

scooter tutors to give lessons

Free ‘driving classes’ for mobility scooter users are soon to go on offer to individuals in Horsham. The ‘stay safe’ sessions are being made available to buggy users thanks to Horsham District Older People’s Discussion board and Horsham Town Community Partnership. During the sessions, scooter tutors will accompany buggy users on pavements, paths, into shops […]

Ministers pledge action on wheelchair bus access

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A year after the landmark Paulley case, ministers have pledged to usher in ‘new measures’ to make sure that wheelchair customers can access designated areas on buses. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced that it’s going to start ‘developing proposals to ensure that wheelchair users can access buses and that drivers can fulfil the duties […]

Google is adding wheelchair-accessible routes to Google Maps for navigating cities

wheelchair accessible routes to google maps

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Google Maps is adding wheelchair-accessible routes to Google Maps in cities. The feature will make it easier for people with access needs to get around. It’s launching in a handful of cities including New York, London, and Sydney, before rolling out more widely. Google Maps is making a major change to help […]

Hindhead Golf Club welcomes new captains at drive-in

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THE ANNUAL captains’ drive-in at Hindhead Golf Club saw the official hand over to a new team of captains for 2018. It also saw the end of a year of fundraising, with more than £33,000 donated to charities. During 2017 a number of events organised by the captains, and supported by members, resulted in £28,602 […]

New For 2015

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Scoota Mart is expanding! We have been fortunate enough to find excellent shop premises in The Rock Bury, The Precinct Chadderton near Oldham, and Blackpool’s Waterloo Road. All are opening in April and all will stock the great range of Scooters we already have available in our other shops with our trained and talented staff to advise you […]

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