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Mobility stories

History of the mobility scooter

Mobility scooter on beach

Mobility scooters have transformed the lives of the elderly and disabled. While wheelchairs have helped to mobilise people since their introduction in the 1780s, scooters undoubtedly gave many their independence.

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Teenager attends prom in mobility scooter to raise awareness

Mobility scooter


A teenager from Lincolnshire shunned the usual limousine to arrive at his high school prom in a mobility scooter.

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One in four Brits avoids conversation with disabled people

Mobility scooter user and dog

One in four people admit they have avoided conversations with disabled people, according to research.

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New BBC initiative for disabled actors

Filming in a studio

Disabled actors are being invited to submit audition tapes to the BBC as part of a new initiative to improve on-screen representation of disabled people.

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Calls to create mobility scooter access on Flintshire coastal path

Lighthouse on Flintshire coast

A campaign group is fighting to remove barriers along a coastal path in North Wales in order to make it accessible for mobility scooters.

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New initiative to improve access to music venues

Live music

A charity which aims to improve access to music venues for deaf and disabled people has launched a new charter of best practice for grassroots venues.

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Plans to improve mobility scooter access at Loch Leven

Loch Leven in Scotland

An £800,000 project to make Loch Leven an accessible countryside destination may soon become a reality.

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Mobility scooter wacky races returns to Scotland

Mobility scooters

Adrenaline-junkies hit the track for the second Arbroath Mobility Scooter Wacky Races on July 22nd.

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Man creates Britain’s first jet-powered mobility scooter

Blue mobility scooter


A man from Staffordshire has designed Britain’s first jet-powered mobility scooter.

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Brighton hosts England’s first Disability Pride Festival

Disability Pride Festival

England’s first Disability Pride Festival took place in Brighton on July 9th, celebrating the disabled community with live music, street food, arts and comedy.

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