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Wheels for Wellbeing calls for Government to prioritise freedom of movement of disabled people

Wheels for Wellbeing has issued a statement asking the Government and local authorities to prioritise the freedom of movement of disabled and older people in post-lockdown Britain. The charity points out that lockdown is having a greater detrimental impact on disabled people, who are more likely to have been self-isolating, …

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Insync and inventor get backing of global manufacturer for special needs trike

A part-time inventor who has designed a trike for special needs children has received the backing of a second global business to help bring his work to market. Les McMahon is working with Manchester-based Insync Bikes to perfect the trike he engineered for his young neighbour, and his social media …

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Tomcat wins Queen’s Award for Bullet range of tricycles

Tomcat has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation with its Bullet range of tricycles. For over 22 years Tomcat has built on its innovation of Carer Control, whereby the steering, braking and speed of a trike are controlled by a carer, with nearly 50 further innovations. “The outbreak …

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British Cycling to open first West Midlands disability hub

British Cycling has announced that its 12th HSBC UK Disability Hub will open in Stourport, improving access to the sport for people with disabilities in the West Midlands. The first two-hour session will be held at Stourport Sports Club on 31st March and delivered monthly thereafter by qualified British Cycling …

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