Tag: travel

No dropped curbs on Hounslow’s street of shame

No dropped curbs on Hounslow’s street of shame

Highwayman Dick Turpin once famously preyed on travellers crossing Hounslow Heath. But now wheelchair user Ray Bellisario has found new danger on the town’s highways. It's a narrow winding road in suburban Hounslow on which cars, buses and rushing delivery vans whizz by. You are in a wheelchair wanting to get to Asda or any … Continue reading No dropped curbs on Hounslow’s street of shame

The Download: Cuts, hotels and housing

For this edition of The download, Disability Now’s topical and lively discussion show, presenter Paul Carter is joined by Roger Lewis of Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), James Price, MD of lobby group on hotel accessibility Access All rooms and also by Access consultant Tracey Proudlock. On the agenda, the Cameron government’s benefits cuts debacle, … Continue reading The Download: Cuts, hotels and housing