Online Database of Mental Health Services

Buckinghamshire Mind, the mental health charity, has launched an online directory of mental health services available in the county.  It’s an invaluable resource providing details of all the services that people experiencing mental health difficulties might need and...

Mobility scooter needs a bus permit

In late July as I was getting onto a bus at High Wycombe the Arriva bus driver said “The mobility scooter needs a bus permit. Can I see it” Arriva are responsible for running all the buses in the towns close to where I live. I have to use the buses because double...

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...