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International Day Event 3rd December 2016

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Jan 2017

International Day Event 3rd December 2016

On Saturday 3rd December EDA’s staff team, volunteers and supporters gathered in Edmonton Green to brave the cold weather and celebrate the UN’s I,  . The day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and gain support for the rights, dignity, equity and wellbeing of disabled people. This year there was a specific emphasis on laying foundations for greater inclusion and the removal of...

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Council plans ban of ‘annoying’ public speakers and mobility scooters

30

Nov 2016

Council plans ban of ‘annoying’ public speakers and mobility scooters

Annoying’ public speakers, rough sleepers and even certain mobility scooters could all be banned under draconian measures proposed by one local authority. Human rights campaigners have hit out at the plans by Enfield council, in London, which could see certain mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs with a limit of 8mph banned from using the pavement. The council is considering using a Public Space Protection Order...

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23

Aug 2016

EDA’s Councillors Question Time

Following our successful MP’s event in December EDA hosted a local Counsellors Question Time. Doug Taylor the Leader of the Council attended. EDA’s Councillors’ Question Time took place on 31st May 2016. There were many issues raised from the well attended event. There were many heartfelt and personal accounts, heard as examples of the barriers and lack of resources and specialist assistance which Deaf and disabled...

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