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  1. Museum favourites with scooter-hire options

    Museum favourites with scooter-hire options

    With a wet and windy autumn on the way, we’ve picked out five fantastic museums to explore, where mobility scooter hire is available if needed. That way, if you use a scooter, you won’t have to travel with your product to enjoy a great day out at a top UK attraction.

    • date:29 Sep 2016
  2. Weekend in the North

    A weekend away in the beautiful Lake District

    The North West of England offers such a variety of accessible experiences and is home to some of the country’s most stunning countryside – the Lake District. The beautiful National Park – which serves as the setting of the latest film adaptation of the classic children’s novel, Swallows and Amazons, starring Sherlock’s Andrew Scott and comedian Harry Enfield – is ideal for a weekend away.

    Here are some of our favourite things to do in and around the Lake District, including heading out on a scenic drive adventure, enjoying a play on a riverbank and travelling along the coast in a steam train.

    • date:16 Sep 2016
  3. 'It's the one time when no one knows that I'm disabled'

    At a recent Big Event, we asked some of our customers to tell us about what the Motability Scheme means to them. Hear from customer Pauline, below.

    • date:13 Sep 2016
  4. Maximise your scooter battery-life

    Maximise your scooter battery-life

    To keep your scooter or powered wheelchair working in good condition, it’s vital to look after the battery and charge it regularly.

    • date:7 Sep 2016
  5. Tips for looking after your tyres1

    Tips for looking after your tyres!

    To help you stay safe on the road, it is important that you look after your tyres.

    • date:5 Sep 2016
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    Get Rio ready

    The countdown begins - the Rio Paralympic Games starts this week, on 7 September 2016, and athletes from around the world will compete to achieve incredible sporting triumphs.

    • date:5 Sep 2016
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    London calling: A fun-filled, accessible day out in the City

    London is one of the most visited cities in the world. Exploring the famous sights, rich history and iconic landmarks is a memorable way to spend a day and make the most of your Motability Scheme car, scooter or powered wheelchair.

    • date:26 Aug 2016
  8. How to access disabled parking concessions across the UK v2

    How to access disabled parking concessions across the UK

    A summary by Helen Dolphin

    Picking a place to park can be especially tricky when there are so many varying processes to recognise eligibility for disabled parking and possible concessions for disabled drivers.

    We asked independent mobility consultant Helen Dolphin MBE to look into what’s happening and advise us on the options when it comes to parking concessions.

    • date:22 Aug 2016
  9. Cornwall Council car park exemption scheme

    If you live in Cornwall, or planning a visit soon, you may be interested to know that as of 1st July 2016 you will need to be registered with Cornwall Council’s car park exemption scheme to qualify for concessionary parking in their car parks.

    • date:22 Aug 2016
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    Planning a staycation? Explore the nine best UK scenic drives

    Appreciate the best of the beautiful UK countryside and make the most of your Motability Scheme car, with these top scenic drives as collated by the writers and researchers of The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain.

    • date:13 Aug 2016