January 2013 Blog Posts (15)

MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE MOBILITY ROADSHOW: Motorsport marshal Steve Tarrant, 2002

Steve Tarrant - Roadshow Memories

Steve Tarrant is an experienced marshal and commissaire. His memories are linked to two specific Roadshows separated by 10 years, which he says showed him how far he has come since his disablement.

The first was in 2002, as part of the ‘Mega Motors’ display at the show held at Donington Park race track. Obviously with my motorsport background, I had been at the circuit numerous times as a marshal,…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 29, 2013 at 14:01 — No Comments

MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE MOBILITY ROADSHOW: Motorsport marshal Steve Tarrant, 2002

Steve Tarrant - Roadshow Memories

Steve Tarrant is an experienced marshal and commissaire. His memories are linked to two specific Roadshows separated by 10 years, which he says showed him how far he has come since his disablement.

The first was in 2002, as part of the ‘Mega Motors’ display at the show held at Donington Park race track. Obviously with my motorsport background, I had been at the circuit numerous times as a marshal,…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 29, 2013 at 14:01 — No Comments

MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE MOBILITY ROADSHOW: 2003 ‘The European Year of Disabled People’

Mobility Roadshow 2003 ‘The European Year of Disabled People’ 12-14 June – Donington Park, Derby

VIP guests this year included:

  • His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh
  • The Earl of Snowdon
  • Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
  • Falklands veteran Simon Weston

Highlight features included:

  • The launch of the…
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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 29, 2013 at 13:59 — No Comments

MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE MOBILITY ROADSHOW: Do you remember these bears?

Keith Hirons has an unbearably cute memory of his visit to the Roadshow at Donington Park in  June 2000.

“I still have one of your Mobility Roadshow bears. His name is Moti. I had booked and organised the stand for the Disabled Ramblers Association that year.”

Moti had cousins that were present other years. We wonder if anyone else still has a Mobility Roadshow…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 29, 2013 at 13:57 — No Comments

Memories from Mobility Roadshow 2007 with Vicki Butler-Henderson

Memories from Mobility Roadshow 2007

Mobility Roadshow 2007

19-21 July – Kemble Airfield, near Cirencester

 

VIP guests this year included:

  • Vicki Butler-Henderson, Fifth Gear presenter and broadcaster



 

  • Ade Adepitan, broadcaster and basketball star



 

  • Polly Vacher, record-holder for smallest aircraft to be…
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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 21, 2013 at 9:42 — No Comments

The Mobility Roadshow 2013: celebrating 30 years of groundbreaking innovation

This year’s Mobility Roadshow celebrates 30 years of leading-edge technology designed to help disabled people of all ages lead more independent lives.

Regular visitors will know that this popular annual event has consistently hosted national – often international - debuts of the very latest assistive technology, offering visitors early previews and…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 16, 2013 at 16:21 — No Comments

Mobility Roadshow online - New Year, New Look …

The Mobility Roadshow team launches its ‘new look’ web site with added functionality to make it easier to keep up to date with news as plans for this year’s bonanza Mobility Roadshow 30thAnniversary event unfold.

“We’ve streamlined our website navigation, with many more options available at just one click from the home page. This enables…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 16, 2013 at 16:19 — No Comments

Mobility Roadshow competition results: Young writers demonstrate sensitivity to disability and bullying

8 January 2013 – The winners of a national writing competition for young people have demonstrated an outstanding depth of emotion and caring concern for people with disabilities.
 
School children aged 7 to 16 years were invited by the charity Mobility Choice to enter its Ready Willing & Mobile…
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Added by Mobility Roadshow on January 16, 2013 at 16:16 — No Comments

The times they are. Changing

The next three years are heading for being a nightmare as the welfare reforms kick in. I work with people with long term conditions and already the letters, the assessments and the appeals are stacking up. I am getting to know some of the information and processes you need to look out for. Any questions, post them here and if I can I will give you a steer. Hopefully fellow members will also chip in. I just see that people don't know what to do. My three crucial pieces of advice… Continue

Added by Fiona McCall on January 11, 2013 at 12:55 — 1 Comment

Lincolnshire Keith breezes to 3,000 miles on TGA mobility scooter

Keith Forman, 55 from Lincoln, is a remarkable character that despite living with severe disability, completed 3,000 miles on his TGA Breeze mobility scooter this New Year by travelling around Lincolnshire during 2012.

Keith has lived locally for over 30 years and has been disabled since the…

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Added by TGA Mobility on January 9, 2013 at 17:27 — No Comments

STOKE CITY FOOTBALLING LEGEND PRESENTS WINNING TGA ECLIPSE AT FELLOW EX-PLAYER’S NEW AMORCARE MOBILITY STORE

To celebrate the opening of the new Amorcare Mobility store in Stafford by ex Stoke FC footballer Andy Morgan, fellow Stoke player and local ‘legend’ John Ruggiero presented a prize winning …

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Added by TGA Mobility on January 8, 2013 at 11:01 — No Comments

SUPPLIER OF TGA SCOOTERS CUMBRIA MOBILITY & MP SUPPORTS NEW LANCASTER ‘INDEPENDENT ME’ CENTRE

The Lancashire charity One Voice, with support…

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Added by TGA Mobility on January 8, 2013 at 10:35 — No Comments

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