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  • Bus Driver Praised For Action On Accessibility

    Bus Driver Praised For Action On Accessibility

    A bus driver in Paris who ordered his passengers off to let a wheelchair user on his vehicle has been praised by disability groups. Francois Le Berre, who has multiple sclerosis, was in danger of being left stranded at his stop when the other passengers refused to move to enable him to take up one of the bus’s two wheelchair-accessible spots, until the driver intervened…..

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  • Innovative Tram Trains Launch This Month

    Innovative Tram Trains Launch This Month

    An innovative mode of transport designed to make travelling in South Yorkshire easier is to be launched later this month
    The UK’s first tram train, which can run on both tramlines and the rail network between Sheffield and Rotherham will welcome its first passengers on board on Thursday 25 October,

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  • See The Light At Dementia-Friendly Film Screenings

    See The Light At Dementia-Friendly Film Screenings

    The Light Cinema on The Moor in Sheffield is holding special dementia-friendly screenings to ensure that people living with dementia have the opportunity to watch films in adapted environments. There are no adverts or trailers and the lighting will be slightly raised throughout the screening.

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  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport Accessibility Forum Open Day

    Doncaster Sheffield Airport Accessibility Forum Open Day

    As part of their commitment to making the journey through the airport as easy as possible you are invited to the airport’s Accessibility Forum open day on Monday 26th March.

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  • Employees Work to make Google Maps 'Accessible'

    Employees Work to make Google Maps 'Accessible'

    A group of Google employees have spent their ’20% time’ making Google Maps display information about accessibility.

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  • Give your Views on the Accessibility of the Railway System

    National Rail has teamed up with Disability Rights UK and Disability Action Alliance to invite disabled people to take part in meetings to discuss their rail experiences.

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