South East news stories:
Humiliation, Damage and Delays- Trailblazers tackle the challenges to accessible air travel
24 October 2012
Trailblazers have reported of a convoluted booking process, lengthy telephone calls and no access to toilets on long haul flights in the Up in the Air report published today.
Accessible housing shortage could ruin Trailblazer's dream job hopes
3 October 2012
Trailblazers National ambassador Judith Merry has told how she is set to lose a dream career opportunity at the Department of Health after failing to find wheelchair-accessible accommodation to rent in London, despite registering with more than 50 agents
Air travel investigation is taking off
21 September 2012
Trailblazers' airlines investigation is progressing well and almost 100 passengers have already shared their experiences of air travel and disability.
Rise in reports of disability hate crime in England and Wales
13 September 2012
The Home Office has released new data on disability hate crime today, with 1,744 disability related crimes reported in 2011. The figures show a rise in the number of reported cases of disability hate crime in England and Wales in 2011/12 up from 1500 in
Manual ramps to be retained at 16 stations on London Underground
11 September 2012
Wheelchair and scooter users had reason to celebrate yesterday when Transport for London (TfL) announced that manual boarding ramps will be retained after the London Olympic and Paralympic Games.