The Bus Services Bill

Did you know that there is a Bus Bill currently making its way through Parliament? The Bus Services Bill is a Public Bill presented to Parliament by the Government. The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on 24 November 2016. This...

Getting a Blue Badge

If you have problems with walking or other health conditions that affect your mobility, you may be able to get a Blue Badge to help you park closer to the places you want to go. The Blue Badge scheme helps those with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using...

Bumper year for Talking Books

More than 11,000 new members in a year This month, the RNIB is marking the first anniversary of its Talking Books service becoming free to use. Perhaps not surprisingly, it has been a very successful year, with more than 11,000 new subscribers. There are more than...

Getting help with the Christmas shopping

Finding shopping more of a challenge? Getting out and about can become more difficult as you get older. If you can’t drive any more or you live somewhere with poor public transport or you can’t use public transport because of a disability, there are various aids and...

Buy with confidence

Search the Buy With Confidence register for traders meeting your requirements, showing the distance from your home. All the businesses on this website have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way. Buy...