What is your shopping experience like in Eastbourne?

Events on 7 Nov , 2018
We are supporting Purple Tuesday, 13 November 2018 Please tell us about your shopping experience in Eastbourne. What are the challenges? Who gives the best customer service to you and why?  How can shops/businesses do things better for you? Please email us at info@eastbourneaccessgroup.org.uk Thank you
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Inclusive Eastbourne will be joining us in The Arndale

Events on 7 Nov , 2018
Inclusive Eastbourne are getting excited about Purple Tuesday on 13th November. They will be joining us and Shopmobility on a stand in The Arndale to promote and celebrate the day - UK's first accessible shopping day. They will be promoting Inclusive Eastbourne’s campaign for more Community Toilets: local surveys found that a main concern for all disabled people is the availability of a suitabl...
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Purple Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Events on 22 Oct , 2018
  The Access Group and Shopmobility will be supporting Purple Tuesday on 13th November with a stand in the Arndale Centre, thanks to the invitation from Bill Plumridge, The Centre Manager. Some of the major stores are taking part Marks and Spencer, Sainburys, Argos and ASDA. Nearly one in every five people in the UK has a disability or impairment, and over half of households have a conn...
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Arndale Stand with Shopmobility on Thursday, 20 September, 10 to 2

Events on 17 Sep , 2018
We are again in the Arndale Centre with Shopmobility on Thursday, 20th September 10am  to 2 pm. Come and get you copy of our Eastbourne Guide for Disabled People and see our other accessible information we have about Eastbourne and the surrounding area. Our volunteers look forward to seeing you.
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Mayor’s Charity Event 6 October

Events on 17 Sep , 2018
Following on from previous events the Mayor's next 'Inspirational Woman' cream tea is on Saturday 6th October, 2.30 to 4.30pm at The JPK Palm Court Tea Rooms, Church Street, Old Town, Eastbourne. £10 per ticket please book your place. Dr Clair Pollard will be giving a talk about her life and work.
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Virtual tour of the Wish Tower is available

Events on 10 Sep , 2018
Don't miss out on the Heritage Open Days ... The Wish Tower, one of the only two remaining public owned Martello Towers will be opened again next weekend. Did you know they have a virtual tour of the Wish Tower to aid visitors who want to learn more about the history of the Tower. So if you cannot visit because the site is not accessible to you take a look at their website, find the virtual tou...
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BBC South East Today – media coverage

Events on 20 Aug , 2018
On Sunday morning members of the Eastbourne Access Group and Embrace met with Stephen Lloyd MP and BBC South East to support the relaunch of Eastbourne Access Group's campaign "Sustainable Access for All". This campaign is looking at how we can make danger hotspots like Prince William Parade safe for disabled people of Eastbourne. The current arrangements mean that disabled people cannot see or...
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Summer Trifle, Wilmington

Events on 3 Aug , 2018
Our Chair, Ian visited this hidden away garden to check out wheelchair access for the Summer Trifle event of arts and music. He gave the thumbs up to access with care. Ian uses a power wheelchair. For people using manual wheelchairs you may need someone to push you as some areas are a little rough and uneven. They have taken great care to make everything accessible as possible. Providing a drop...
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