It’s agreed! Something needs to be done about access into the city. Something has to change - that was the message from key decision makers in Peterborough after discovering first-hand the difficulties of reaching the city centre from the train station if you have a disability.
Accessible Christmas Shopping-How good is Peterborough? Judging by the continuing correspondence the Peterborough Disability Forum receives, the journey from the Train Station into Peterborough City Centre is extremely difficult for many people with disabilities, their family members and carers and also for many older people
Peterborough Disability Forum members honoured with lunch with the Mayor. On Monday 13th November between 12 and 3pm in the Reception Room of the Town Hall Mayor of Peterborough, Cllr John Fox will be hosting a Meet and Eat International Buffet Lunch for members of the Disability Forum, family members, carers, associates and colleagues.
Peterborough Disability Forum moves to new venue Are you looking for news, views and information about disability issues? Centre 68, 68b Westgate Peterborough, PE1 1RG is the new home for the Peterborough Disability Forum. The first meeting at the venue takes place at 10am on Thursday 14th September.
Brand new Accessible Fitness Suite opening in Stanground Inspire Peterborough and the Mobility Aids Centre celebrate the launch of their new Fitness Suite on Wednesday 2nd August (10-1pm). Nikki Griffiths, Inspire Peterborough Programme Manager said “If you haven't already seen the Fitness Suite at the Mobility Aids Centre, 88 South Street, Stanground we think you will be very impressed with the facilities.
It’s never too late to exercise, have fun and make friends! Just ask residents of the Kingfisher Court Extra Care Home! Pictured are a few of the participants of the weekly exercise group run by Andy Fitzgerald on behalf of Inspire Peterborough. Andy has devised a class that is part tai chi and part seated exercise so that no one feels excluded. Nikki Griffiths, Programme Manager for Inspire Peterborough said. “This is a wonderful class, some of the regulars are into their 90s and love Andy’s sessions.
Inspire Peterborough: Improving the city’s health and well-being with Oak Activities Inspire Peterborough recently received a wellearned extension to the Sport England funding programme which started back in 2013. Some of the new funding will help deliver exercise/seated exercise classes to people with disabilities, long term health issues and older people.