SpecialEffect – Gaming with a Disability

Has anyone been doing any gaming this weekend? If not, would you have liked to? SpecialEffect​ are a charity that can help people with disabilities get into gaming. They can adapt games console control pads, to be completely accessible for you!

Check out their website

The Mobility Roadshow, Donington Park

The Mobility Roadshow is coming to Donington Park in Derby on 25th – 27th June! The roadshow specialises in all things mobility related, such as wheelchairs and wheelchair accessible vehicles. Admission and parking are free, so why not go and have a look!

Spreading the Word!

One of our posters now has pride of place in the disabled loo at the Odeon on Festival Park.

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If you have any ideas where else we could display one of our posters, or you would like to display one at your doctors surgery, workplace or a group that you attend, email and we’ll gladly send you a printable version.

Radar Keys

Just in case anyone was wondering, Radar Keys (used to open any disabled toilets) can be acquired free of charge from the following places in North Staffordshire:

-The Guildhall in Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre
-Disability Solutions located in North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

They cost £4, or £5 with key fob from Disability Solutions
They are free to residents of Newcastle Borough Council
And to residents of Staffordshire Moorlands they are £2.85

Radar Key


Happy Wednesday!

Happy Wednesday! Have you made any plans for the weekend yet? If you’re going somewhere that’s really accessible, why not write a review and tell us about it? Send them to

Problems with your Wheelchair?


Having a problem with a chair provided by the Wheelchair Service and don’t know where to turn? Send us an email at and we’ll do our best to help.