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Farewell to the Chalet

24 July 2017

Source Reading, Wokingham and Districts MS Society:

As you may know, the lease on our holiday chalet at the Hoburne Naish site near Bournemouth, runs out at the end of September and cannot be renewed.

Summer road resurfacing in Reading starts in August - you might want to check your journey to the Centre

21 July 2017

Source Reading Borough Council:

READING Borough Council’s annual summer major roads resurfacing programme is set to begin on Tuesday 1st August.

This year’s programme will see resurfacing work on fifteen sections of main roads, covering more than 34,000m2 of road surface across the borough.

The programme is expected to last for up to five weeks, weather permitting. Works will be temporarily suspended over the Reading Festival period on the traffic sensitive routes,...

MS Society Research Talk 9th September 2017 at the Hilton Hotel Reading

19 July 2017

There will be an event focused on research into MS on Saturday 9th September, at the Reading Hilton Hotel. This will give an overview of the exciting areas of MS research, as well as highlighting what we do as a Society to drive research forward. The speaker will be Dr David Coutts.

For sale - top of the range MPV / WAV with electric wheelchair

18 July 2017

For Sale -Top of the range MPV / WAV with electric wheelchair Peugeot 807 auto executive adapted to take wheelchair user next to driver £1,750 ono

Fancy a holiday in Jersey?

5 July 2017

Fancy a holiday in Jersey? This accessible accommodation comes highly recommended by one of our members.

Drivers in Bracknell warned over blue badge 'scam'

5 July 2017

Source: BBC

Drivers in Bracknell are being warned about a website which overcharges disabled drivers for their "blue badge" parking permit.

How to find the best travel insurance if you have a pre-existing medical conditions

3 July 2017

Source: The Telegraph

Travellers who are currently suffering from illness or have been diagnosed with various conditions could struggle to get cover when they go on holiday, or end up paying through the nose for it.

Those with health problems, or even those who had issues in the past, are deemed more risky for an insurance company to cover and so are more likely to need treatment while abroad, which the insurer will need to foot the bill for.

This can drive up the...

Disability Driving Instructors

15 June 2017

Recommended by one of our members

We are an independent, not for profit Community Interest Company (CIC) set up in partnership with the Forum of Mobility Centres.

Celebrating Carers Week 12th - 18th June 2017

15 June 2017

The 12th to the 18th June celebrates Carers Week 2017.

"Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is." For more...

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