June 2013 Blog Posts (20)

Imagine driving a car at Donington Park – even before your first driving lesson

If you are a young disabled person over 14 years of age you can make this a reality at an exciting one-day driving event taking place on Saturday 13 July at the Donington Park Launch Pad, Derbyshire. If you’re newly disabled returning to driving this event is for you too.

You’ll get to drive a range of standard production cars with adaptations, including…

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Added by Get Going Live! on June 25, 2013 at 15:03 — No Comments

Help for those that use Walking aid and suffer with problems with both hands and feet

I thought i would point a little tip out, I have issue with my hands and feet and can suffer bad pain with my walking stick, but i found a good solution via baseball batting gloves, most come with padding on palm and around thumb area and have been a god send when using my stick. 

I bought a pair of nike ones from JD sport for £25 they have been a life saver so i thought i would add this tip for people in the same situation as me.

Added by Rich on June 24, 2013 at 17:05 — No Comments

Excitement is Building for Mobility Roadshow 2013

So, the Mobility Roadshow 2013 begins to take shape once more....All indoors this year for the first time ever!

For full details of what's on, who's exhibiting, latest exhibitor news and how to plan your day please visit http://www.mobilityroadshow.co.uk

To pre-register for your free tickets and…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 24, 2013 at 14:22 — No Comments

Get Going Live Put Me In The Driving Seat by Stephanie Leaf

Hello my name is Stephanie Leaf. I am 21 years old. In October 2011 I was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia. Friedreich’s ataxia is a rare inherited disease that causes nervous system damage and movement problems. This damage results in awkward, unsteady movements and impaired sensory functions.

In the past 4 years I used a wheelchair more and now I am currently…

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Added by Get Going Live! on June 24, 2013 at 13:39 — No Comments

Work and Play on the Go, Trabasack Max Briefcase showcased at the Mobility Roadshow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 
 
Trabasack launch the new, luxury Max lap tray bag at the Mobility Roadshow 2013
Trabasack launch the new, luxury Max lap tray bag at the Mobility Roadshow 2013…
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Added by Duncan Edwards on June 19, 2013 at 15:34 — No Comments

Local Golden Wheelchair Racer to Inspire Telford Visitors

Deborah Brennan Johnson star appearance at Mobility Roadshow, Telford International Centre on Saturday 29 June June 14 2013.

Telford’s world champion and Paralympian wheelchair racer will be visiting the Mobility Roadshow to share her experiences and inspire others to keep active to remain…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 19, 2013 at 8:58 — No Comments

RETIRED INTERNATIONAL BUTLER FROM KINLOCH RANNOCH REGAINS FREEDOM TO TRAVEL WITH TGA 'HARLEY DAVIDSON' MOBILITY SCOOTER

Thomas Maxwell, 77 from Kinloch Rannoch in Perth & Kinross, Scotland, is a retired professional Butler who has served prestigious individuals worldwide and has recently been able to continue fulfilling his passion for travel thanks to a TGA Supersport mobility scooter.…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 17, 2013 at 16:06 — No Comments

Vehicles Available to Test-Drive at Mobility Roadshow 2013

For the first time in the show’s history, test drives throughout this year’s Mobility Roadshow will take place on public roads around the venue, offering visitors a more authentic driving experience.

Full licence holders will be able to test drive a wide range of marques and models with a variety of vehicle and adaptation configurations, including some drive-from-wheelchair options. This offers…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 14, 2013 at 15:09 — No Comments

Motorsport Star at Get Going Live! 2013

Britain’s youngest disabled person to be awarded a motorsport racing licence will be attending the Get Going Live! driving event on Saturday 13 July at Donington Park, to share his experiences and inspire young and newly disabled…

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Added by Get Going Live! on June 14, 2013 at 14:12 — No Comments

Up, Up and Away With Inclusive Hot Air Ballooning!

Once again Aerobility are delighted to be attending the Mobility Roadshow, and in this, the shows 30th year, we are pleased to be showcasing some of the most exciting aviation opportunities available to disabled people in the UK.

Aerobility are the only charity in the UK to exclusively operate Aircraft for…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 13, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Confused about the new PIPs scheme?

Get advice at the Mobility Roadshow from the Department for Work & Pensions and Motability 27-29 June at Telford International Centre

With the changes to the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) being rolled out this week some people with disabilities say they are uncertain about their future allowances.…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 13, 2013 at 13:31 — No Comments

NOMINATE YOUR FAVOURITES FOR THE DESIGN ZONE COOL WALL!

Mobility Roadshow 2013 is nearly here, and we need YOUR help please with ideas for the Cool Wall product feature at the show.

Our interactive Design Zone provides the rare chance for visitors to meet designers, innovators and…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 12, 2013 at 11:12 — No Comments

New Spotlight on Design at Mobility Roadshow 2013

Your chance to influence the look and functionality of future mobility products

27 to 29 June at Telford International Centre

The design of products to aid mobility has vastly progressed since those exhibited at the first Mobility Roadshow in 1983, but people with disabilities still feel they are being left behind in the design and functionality of many inclusive products.…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 10, 2013 at 14:09 — No Comments

INSPIRATIONAL ETAC POWERCHAIR OWNER MICHAEL MCGRATH TO APPEAR AS 30TH ANNIVERSARY MOBILITY ROADSHOW AMBASSADOR

Michael McGrath, inspirational motivational speaker and co-founder of The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF), has been selected as a Mobility Roadshow Ambassador and will be supporting the 30th anniversary event in his cutting edge Etac E800 powerchair.

Michael will be appearing at The Mobility Roadshow on 27 June and will be available for interviews on the Etac Stand (L3), Ludlow…

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Added by EtacUK on June 6, 2013 at 14:52 — No Comments

TGA TO LAUNCH NEW VITA LITE MOBILITY SCOOTER AT 30TH ANNIVERSARY MOBILITY ROADSHOW

On Stand B74 at the 30th Anniversary Mobility Roadshow (27–29 June, Telford International Centre), the award winning mobility specialist TGA will be launching its new Vita Lite mobility scooter, which delivers many aspects of the popular Vita range in a highly compact, manoeuvrable design.…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 6, 2013 at 14:48 — No Comments

EVENT AMBASSADOR STEVE TARRANT TO ANNOUNCE NEW WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT ON TGA STAND AT 30TH MOBILITY ROADSHOW

On TGA’s stand (B74) at the 30th Anniversary Mobility Roadshow, inspirational disabled motorsport marshal, Roadshow Ambassador and Big Society Award winner Steve Tarrant, will be announcing his new ‘JoGLE’ mobility scooter Guinness World Record attempt for 2014.

Steve will be available for interviews regarding his latest World Record attempt – The ‘JoGLE’ Challenge (John O’Groats…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 6, 2013 at 14:44 — No Comments

National Competition for Disabled Photographers to be Announced at Mobility Roadshow

Giles Duley the award-winning humanitarian photographer is to provide inspiration to amateur photographers with disabilities.

He will be attending the Mobility Roadshow on Friday 28 June to announce On the Move 2013, the annual national competition for…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 6, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

Volunteer a few hours of your time to make Telford mobility event one of the best

A national charity seeks volunteers to join a ‘meet and greet’ team welcoming visitors to the UK’s premier mobility and independent lifestyle event that is taking place for the first time in Telford.

Thousands of visitors from right across the UK, Europe and beyond are expected at the Mobility Roadshow from…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 5, 2013 at 10:28 — No Comments

New association launches at Mobility Roadshow alongside latest innovations for disabled drivers

People with disabilities soon to have easy route to specialist driving lessons

The Association of Disability Driving Instructors is a new organisation being set up to address the currently unmet need to provide an easily accessible, comprehensive, regularly updated UK register of driving instructors who have been trained to work with people with disabilities.

To be launched at this year’s…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 3, 2013 at 15:43 — No Comments

INSPIRATIONAL ETAC POWERCHAIR OWNER MICHAEL MCGRATH TO APPEAR AS 30TH ANNIVERSARY MOBILITY ROADSHOW AMBASSADOR

Michael McGrath, inspirational motivational speaker and co-founder of The Muscle Help Foundation (MHF), has been selected as a Mobility Roadshow Ambassador and will be supporting the 30th anniversary event in his cutting edge Etac E800 powerchair.

Michael will be…

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Added by EtacUK on June 3, 2013 at 15:36 — No Comments

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