News & Updates
News & Updates to the site
28 April, 2010
An extraordinary journey, attempting what has never been done before: a journey by arm-power from the edge of the frozen Antarctic continent to the Geographic South Pole, and raising £1million for charities that help disabled and young people lead active, positive lives. Find out more about Karen Darke and this incredible challenge...
20 April, 2010
If you're asking "What is a Nippi?" then say hello! to a three wheeled scooter, designed to allow wheelchair users to scoot around economically and independently. Second hand 2005 50cc Piaggio Typhoon based Nippi listed here...
13 April, 2010
The UPPERTONE was designed and introduced in 1990 by a C4-C5 quadriplegic. It allows people with C4-C5 and below quadriplegia (tetraplegia) due to spinal cord injury to do all the necessary upper body exercises necessary for rehabilitation and maintenance, without any assistance. Buy one second hand here!
06 April, 2010
Find a healthy choice of scooters to suit a wide range of uses. Use the "Search by Distance" feature to find one close to you, so you can try it before committing any money. Or have you one to sell? Listing items is FREE here.
01 April, 2010
Continue is a high definition project which shows the specialised equipment that removes any barriers to particpation after paralysis. Beautiful scenes and an original soundtrack help change the focus from disability to endless opportunity. Open the video in full screen mode, sit back and enjoy!
30 March, 2010
List your adapted vehicles to reach your target audience, or if you're looking for a vehicle that's already been adapted, click on the link below to find out more...
19 March, 2010
Please be aware that 2 members have reported a recent attempt to obtain money from them by deception, pretending to be an Oceanographer at sea only able to use Paypal as a method of payment. Apparently this is a common scam. The email addresses used were email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org. Take the time to read our Anti-Fraud page, and remember: if something doesn't sound quite right, it probably isn't.
18 March, 2010
This project will provide a sustainable long-term therapeutic garden for some of the service men and women severely affected by PTSD and Combat Stress acquired when in active service.If you know anyone who might be interested in donating - please pass this on. Anything donated will go to this garden.
10 March, 2010
Afghanistan: A Tour of Duty, the very first book of it's kind, which reveals a remarkable photographic portrait of the Afghanistan campaign, taken by a former Grenadier Guards officer operating from the front line in the Helmand province. All profits from the book will be donated to BLESMA.
09 March, 2010
The Changing Places Consortium campaigns on behalf of those people who cannot use standard accessible toilets.This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their carers, as well as many other disabled people.
08 March, 2010
With signs of Spring in the air, and the weather improving, have you thought about hand-cycling as a sport? There are several hand cycles listed currently, and at a considerably smaller cost than they would be new...
23 February, 2010
We may recycle limbs but squeamish Britain is trailing the rest of the world when it comes to re-using pacemakers, dental implants and even body fat. (The Times: Health)
06 February, 2010
Many people just want those items they no longer need to go to a good home and help someone else. To bring the FREE items to the top of the list, just click on Search by Price. Also, if you're Logged In you can Search by Distance too, making a national website Local to you!
04 February, 2010
We're not just here for the everyday things in (disabled) life! Take a look at this fully adapted BMW R1100R Sidecar Outfit. "Because you WANT it!"
26 January, 2010
You can browse through ALL 2nd hand items and NOW buy new products without registering. Free Registration enables you to use the "Search by Distance" feature in the 2nd hand section, and Opt In for occasional news and product updates. It is necesary for listing your 2nd hand items.
10 January, 2010
Help needed from all keen bloggers, forum users and members of disability organisations. Please pass on our FREE service for buying and selling 2nd hand disability equipment. Feedback is totally enthusiastic. As ever, the more people that know about it, the better it will work for everyone.
01 January, 2010
We are continually adding features to make our great site even better, easier and clearer to use. This will benefit visitors to both the FREE 2nd Hand section and those looking to buy from the New Products section. And we will use this space to tell you about all the great additions, features and new items coming online.
01 January, 2010
We'd like to wish you all a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!