Mobility Roadshow's Blog – March 2013 Archive (6)

Daily Express backs 30th Anniversary Mobility Roadshow!

Daily Express backs 30th Anniversary Mobility Roadshow (27-29 June, Telford IC)

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Daily Express newspaper to promote this year’s Mobility Roadshow – our 30th Anniversary of showcasing the latest innovations to aid mobility and independent living..

As media partner the newspaper is providing a programme of editorial and advertising support in the run up to the show, in order to spread…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 22, 2013 at 9:18 — No Comments

Got a bright idea? Join us at the Mobility Roadshow's Design Zone 2013

An ingenious silicon cover that adapts to a variety of drinking glasses to prevent spillage while allowing drinking through a straw was voted most desirable product by visitors to last year’s Mobility Roadshow. Called Safesip, it is affordable and simple to use and provides a dignified solution for a disabled user and people with limited grasp, even when lying down, as well as being ideal for children

The runner-up by just one vote was Wheelchair Grippers,…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 18, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

Get Going Live! puts young disabled in the driver’s seat - 12 July, Donington Park

12 March 2013 – Registration is now open for an exciting one-day event that will help young disabled or newly disabled people to start driving and plan for their first adapted car.

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Get Going Live! takes place on Saturday 13 July at the Donington Park Launch Pad, Derbyshire. Launched in 2011, this…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 13, 2013 at 8:08 — 1 Comment

SPECIAL MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30YRS OF MOBILITY ROADSHOW: Caroline Peters fell in love with GreenTyres - and maybe Rolf Harris?

I was delighted when I heard about the first Mobility Roadshow back in 1983 and was even more impressed at the organisation that went into it: shuttle buses from the car park to the main area and all those accessible toilets (almost unheard of then).

In those days, I was 'the face' of Motability and my photograph was used on the charity collecting boxes and leaflets - which I seem to recall were available in abundance at the show.

I thoroughly enjoyed driving…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 6, 2013 at 18:35 — No Comments

SPECIAL MEMORIES CELEBRATING 30YRS OF MOBILITY ROADSHOW: Vicky Crees of Sirus Automotive reflects on 'star' VIPs and visitors

At the Mobility Roadshow 2010 Sirus Automotive had the pleasure of meeting Sir Stirling Moss OBE, legendary motor racing driver widely recognised as the greatest all-round British racing driver in the history of motorsport.

He visited our stand and we had the chance to demonstrate our Volkswagen Caddy Drive From Wheelchair Vehicle.

Stirling Moss, who raced from 1948 to…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 6, 2013 at 18:20 — No Comments

MOBILITY CHOICE AND DPS: Disabled Photographic Competition winners officially announced today!

Photographic Competition Winners in the Frame

At the national Focus on Imaging show at NEC Birmingham on Monday 4th March, prizes were presented to winners of the 2012 On the Move national competition for disabled photographers.

The competition is jointly organised by the Disabled Photographers’ Society and Mobility Choice, the charity behind the annual Mobility Roadshow.

In this second year of the competition, the Sport in Motion theme to celebrate London’s…


Added by Mobility Roadshow on March 4, 2013 at 14:34 — No Comments

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