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Interview with the runner up for the Blackwood Student Design Award 2014

As many of you will already know, particularly if you’ve been following our Twitter feed, last Friday was the final judging of the Blackwo…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Feb 18, 2015

An Interview with Geoff Howe, the Co-Creator of Ripchair 3.0

Last week we featured an article on the Ripchair 3.0, a tracked all-terrain wheelchair adaption which allows its user to negotiate everyth…

Started by Rory Telfer

0 Jan 27, 2015

King of the Off-Road: The Ripchair 3.0

Recently we featured an article on the Tank Chair, a 450lb tracked wheelchair which boasts the ability to travel over mud, rocks, hills an…

Started by Rory Telfer

0 Jan 12, 2015

An Accessible Winter Wonderland

With Christmas round the corner we had a look at the growing winter activity of snow sports. By their very nature snow sports are activitie…

Started by Rory Telfer

0 Dec 18, 2014

Powerchair football continues to grow in Scotland but still needs support

   At its most romantic a game of football is a collection of individuals from various backgrounds coming together as a team. For supporter…

Started by Adam Shippey

0 Dec 4, 2014

Wheelchair hiking guide by an expert!

A couple of weeks ago one of our members who follows us on Facebook sent through the following. Darren Heaton's a wheelchair user and avid…

Started by Paul Richoux

1 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by Diana Stewart

The Rolling Rambler: exploring the countryside on four wheels.

As an electric scooter user, Robert Hunter has a unique set of challenges when travelling off road. He shared some of these with me when he…

Started by Ciorstaidh MacGlone

0 Nov 6, 2014

Paraclimb Scotland 2014! Don't miss it.

An exciting event is taking place just outside Edinburgh on the 2nd of November. Climbers of all levels are invited to join in a competitio…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 22, 2014

Prosthetic Arms for Swimming and Cycling

Prosthetic limbs to enable arm amputees to swim and cycle more easily have been developed by British and Irish designers.  Oyogu, a prosthe…

Started by Stacey Brown

0 Aug 6, 2014

Rubik’s Cube for Visually Impaired People

How would you describe what a rubik’s cube is, to someone who is visually impaired? How does it function? Is it a puzzle? Or maybe even a g…

Started by Stacey Brown

0 Aug 6, 2014


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