News & Updates
News & Updates to the site
17 November, 2010
Congratulations to Kate and Will! It's great to have some happy news. We hope they enjoy their engagement.
11 November, 2010
VAT rises to 20% from 4th January 2011. Most of our customers can get VAT relief on most items. However, certain items are not eligible and while we're holding our prices, the total item cost will rise. If you have any questions regarding price rises, please do not hesitate to ask.
27 October, 2010
Thrive is a small national charity, founded in 1978, that uses gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Gardening can help individuals accomplish many things. It can help rebuild a person’s strength after an accident or illness, and can provide a purposeful activity for someone coping with a difficult period in their life.
25 October, 2010
If you need replacement Wheelchair Cushion Covers & Replacement Upholstery, but don't want to pay original brand prices, Covers-Plus.co.uk is an excellent company. They can make standard sizes or made to measure for those non standard chairs & cushions. Why not find out more...
29 September, 2010
Before buying or selling 2nd hand disability equipment, take a few moments to read our User Tips For Best Results page on. We've designed this site to be an excellent service. It relies on buyers & sellers working together to get the best for both. Who knows: reading this might just help...
12 September, 2010
We have Registered Users listing items that are coming out of professional clinics & ex-care homes such as SECA digital chair scales and this Darley Motorised Therapy Couch (pictured). This gives you access to top quality & specialist 2nd hand used care & disability equipment for less, no matter who you are. Remember you can search by keyword, category & subcategory, and price & distance...
27 August, 2010
All funds raised go towards supporting Burns Survivors in the United Kingdom - this small but extremely effective Charity was set up to make something good out of the Bali Bombings which killed over 200 people & injured hundreds more. Among those killed was Dan Miller, Polly's husband of five weeks, together with the rest of their party of 10. Polly herself suffered 43% body burns & therefore knows well the physical & psychological trauma of burns. To learn more see www.dansfundforburns.org.
23 August, 2010
Spokz People is a new charity providing psychological services for people with disabilities, their partners and healthcare professionals. They offer counselling, support groups, courses and workshops on confidence, assertiveness, relationships and body image. They also have a free online forum where you can ask questions about disability, relationships and sex. This week they launched a disability therapy directory, so you can find coaches, counsellors and sex therapists with disability experience in your area. Some services are available nationally and other currently available within Midlands.
22 August, 2010
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02 August, 2010
My Mind My Master is written in straightforward language: it describes the relationship between mind, brain and body and how we relate to our environment. This is a book which can help you achieve a deep insight into the self and be a catalyst for change.
21 July, 2010
Hratch died unexpectedly on Friday, 16 July. This news comes with the assurance that he gave everyone the tools they need to continue to improve their lives. His immense presence will be missed by all those who crossed his path.
"If you have lost someone dear to you, let them go. Don't pervert their memory with your own emotions. Accept their passing. Release them, and nourish your thoughts with the memories they left behind and the good they did."
Hratch Ogali: My Mind, My Master – The Eternal
05 July, 2010
AllAboutEquipment.org.uk is a great new website created by the Assistive Technology Alliance - which four trusted charities: the DLF, Ricability, Assist UK & FAST. The site is user-friendly and offers "Quick and easy links to everything you need to know about equipment for older and disabled people - all in one place." For more info...
04 July, 2010
Phew.. what a week! I was delighted to talk to so many people at the Mobility Roadshow. Weather was great, lots of stands and seemed to be a great success. For many of you, it was an opportunity to SEE and buy our wheelchair jeans (and other products) in the flesh - and what an appreciative reception! Glad you like!!
07 June, 2010
Brighter Future Workshop is a registered charity which recycles, services and repairs mobility scooters. We train young disabled and disadvantaged people who are disengaged from the learning process e.g. wheelchair users or people with learning difficulties; supervised by a specialist staff. Trainees use donated electric mobility equipment to learn both mechanical and electrical fault finding within a working environment, gaining life skills.
25 May, 2010
Here's an item to save someone a pretty packet. Available FREE, a Wessex Through Floor Lift ready for anyone who can collect. Click on the link to find out more...
18 May, 2010
We have moved! Our new address is posted within our Contact Us pages. If you need to contact us by post or send in a VAT exemption form be sure to use the Crampmoor address!
11 May, 2010
Fancy some fun in this little baby?! Recently listed, this hand-controlled Woodstar ATC will make someone grin like a cheshire cat. And because it's second hand, it's going to cost less than you think...
11 May, 2010
Whether you are looking to buy or sell an accessible home, use this site as a free marker to increase awareness to a target audience and point towards your agent's site.
01 May, 2010
Here is a great website for ideas promoting an active life & independence. Lots of Tips and Tricks from People with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI). There is also information about where to get the devices and who paid for them. Reading many of the tips one quickly realises many people could benefit from this site.. not just those living with SCI
01 May, 2010
We'll be at the Mobility Roadshow in Peterborough - 1st, 2nd & 3rd July. Put the date in your diary and come & meet us. We'll be bringing a large stock of trousers for wheelchair users, so you can see, feel & buy them. And we'll have our other items with us too. And it's a chance to tell more people about our 1st rate FREE-Ads service.