Disability Advice & Information in Peterborough

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October Newslink 2018

A Freedom of Information (FOI) Act response to DR UK shows that around half of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants who were in receipt of its higher mobility rate are still being refused it on their moving to Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

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September Newslink 2018

Blue Badge Scheme gets major overhaul. The Department for Transport has confirmed that, from 2019, people with “hidden disabilities” will be granted blue badge parking permits enabling them to park closer to their destination.

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August Newslink 2018

In August 2018, Disability Peterborough launches new Focus Groups. Calling all disability charities, community groups and coffee clubs/organisations Disability Peterborough is looking at its service provision to inform its future strategic plan.

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July Newslink 2018

Are disabled people denied access to justice in Peterborough by failure of Courts to make reasonable adjustments? Disabled people are being denied access to justice because of the city’s Courts failure to make the reasonable adjustments.

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June Newslink 2018

Peterborough Disability Forum has been working with Friends of Central Park (FoCP) to address complaints about the disabled toilets in Central Park. These toilets are closed when there are no staff on duty – which from 1st September till 30 April means after 4pm.

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May Newslink 2018

Inspire Peterborough has been given a very exciting opportunity - to run a Sporting Saturday style event at the RISE 4 Disability Exhibition at The Peterborough Arena on Thursday 12 July.

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March Newslink 2018

”I love this day” said one of the 100s of participants at the recent “Sporting Saturday” event held at the Cresset in Bretton. “I see my friends; we take part in all the games & have a great time”.

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