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Mobility Scooters for People with Arthritis

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There are some ten million people in the UK living with arthritis. If you’re one of them you probably already know all too well about how it affects your ability to do things that most people take for granted. For many, walking becomes an exhausting painful challenge and a scooter offers a way to regain lost mobility. Continue reading

Mobility scooter buying guide


This mobility scooter buying guide will help if you are thinking of buying a mobility scooter, this guide gives you a brief introduction to mobility scooters, including a summary of the different classes of scooters and their pros and cons. It looks at some of the rules and regulations for users, including legal requirements, an outline of operating controls, and of course, a guide to choosing the right mobility scooter for you. It offers a useful introduction to some of the factors you will need to consider while deciding which vehicle is right for you. With links to more detailed articles on the different sections.
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Accessible festivals for mobility scooter users

Colourful festival in a field

Mobility problems shouldn’t stop you from doing what you love, whether it be travelling the world, being creative or visiting a music festival.

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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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England’s most accessible cities

York accessible city

Cities in England have so much to offer for accessible holidays. Places such as Bath, Chester and York are often the cultural hub of the surrounding regions, making them the ideal place to delve into art, history, music and food. With this handy guide from Monarch Mobility, discover England’s most accessible cities.

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All you need to know about Motability


The Motability Scheme has been helping disabled people to get around for 40 years, and continues to play a vital role in the lives of many to this day.

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Disabled actor describes train journey difficulties

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An actor who suffers from brittle bone disease and has to use a wheelchair has spoken of her recent poor experience on a Virgin Trains service.

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Business not doing enough for disabled IT users

New research carried out by the Business Disability Forum (BDF) indicates that UK businesses are still not doing enough to consider disabled users when designing new IT products, whether these are internal or customer-facing.

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Uber users can now book wheelchair accessible taxis

Independent taxi giant, Uber, has rolled out its fleet of wheelchair-accessible taxis across London, through the company’s minicab app available for smartphones.

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Applying and renewing your Blue Disability Badge

If you or a family member has a disability, you can apply for a blue disability badge which enables you to park in places other drivers can’t, making the trip to the desired destination more efficient for those with reduced mobility. Of course there are certain requirements and criteria that need to be considered when applying for and using your blue badge and that’s why we have created a short guide to help the process a little easier for you in the future.

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