Posts Tagged ‘mobility’


Companion cycling

When my son was about 5 or 6 I made a vow that I would get him riding a bike. 5 years later and I have not (yet) been able to fulfil that vow.

Pashley Pickle tricycle

The seeds were sown when friends very generously handed on to us a Pashley Pickle tricycle (see picture). I must [...]

Travel on South West Trains

I am sure all the train operators across the UK will offer similar services for their disabled passengers, however I am only familiar with South West Trains – our local operator.

Services from South West Trains

South West Trains are, as you would expect, “committed to giving excellent customer service to all of our passengers.” For their disables [...]

Motability

Motability is a national UK-based charity (registered charity no: 299745), set up on the initiative of the Government in 1977, to assist disabled people with their mobility needs. Motability direct and oversee the Motability Scheme which enables disabled people to obtain a car, powered wheelchair or scooter simply by using their government-funded mobility allowances.

According to Motability, [...]