Good Life Show in the new Welcome Building Devonshire Quarter

It was great to be part of the Eastbourne Senior Forum's Good Life Show yesterday at The Welcome Building, next to The Congress theatre. Some of our volunteers manned the Disability Involvement Group (DIG) stand. Good to have Cllr Whippy EBC Disability Champion with us and Cllr Tutt visited the show. Well done to all who organised the event. It gave us an opportunity to see this new exhibition facility the town has. Very spacious and wheelchair friendly with lifts.
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Eastbourne and Lewes Walking Festival

https://eastbourneandleweswalkfest.org The organisers are keen to publicise this walk particular to disabled people who would like to go on The Downs. The 9th Green, A Micro Adventure          Start at the Eastbourne Downs Golf Club, BN20 8ES  Date & Time: Tuesday 24th September, 11.00 AM – 12.30 PM Event partners: South Downs National Park Authority, Eastbourne Downs Golf Club, Eastbourne Borough Council. Micro adventurer Antonia Lucas and South Downs National Park Ranger Tim Squire will reveal there’s a lot more tha...
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Eastbourne Disabled Access Day Event a great success!

We had a great time at our event despite the windy damp weather with lots of people coming to see us. Thank you to everyone for their support who provided a display and the working group for organising the event. We were delighted  that both the Eastbourne Mayor and Stephen Lloyd MP were able to visit our event. Many thanks to The Beacon for hosting us and for the help Vee Cooke gave.
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Disability Today’s Article – Community Loo Campaign

This month's article has been writtem by Gaynor Sadlo of Inclusive Eastbourne. ** YOU CAN ALSO MEET GAYNOR AT THE DISABLED ACCESS DAY EVENT TOMORROW, SATURDAY 16TH MARCH IN THE BEACON OU WILL FIND HER NEAR SAINSBURY'S ENTRANCE IN THE 'LOCAL SUPPORT' ZONE ** Community Loo Campaign Have you ever been ‘caught short’ needing a toilet when out and about?  This is a common experience for everyone at times but it’s a fact that concern about finding a suitable loo may put some of us off going out at all.  Eastbourne has about 73 public toilets serving more than 100,000 people - that’s about 1...
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2019 Eastbourne Guide for Disabled People now available

You will be able to get a copy of the NEW 2019 edition of our Eastbourne Guide for Disabled People at the Eastbourne Disabled Access Day Event on 16th March, 10 am to 4 pm in The Beacon shopping centre. Our Eastbourne Access Group stand will be located in the main square by Shades. We will have our other information sheets on accessible places to visit, where to eat out in and around Eastbourne plus much, much more. Look forward to seeing you there.
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Over 20 displays for Disabled Access Day Event 16th March 10 to 4

It's only one week to go before our Eastbourne Disabled Access Day Event in The Beacon, 10 to 4 on the 16th March. Plus we have Barclays Bank, Terminus Road taking part and there will be a Stagecoach Bus on Banker's Corner. With the theme - You and Somewhere New, come and see what Eastbourne has to offer disabled people, their families, friends and carers. There is bound to be something new to try, learn, find out about, talk to, etc with over 20 displays for you to choose from. Take a look at who will be there - The displays will be in four Zones within The Beacon: KEEPING ACTIVE ...
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Best of Eastbourne Blog for Disabled Access Day 19 March 2019

Disabled Access Day Blog on the Best of Eastbourne website Eastbourne will be celebrating Disabled Access Day on 16th March  2019 and showing the world how Disabled Friendly Eastbourne is and how we embrace disability by presenting a town that is Accessible for All in the spirit of Equality and Inclusion. Plans for Disabled Access Day on March 16th 2019 are advancing well with many service providers and retailers coming on board to celebrate this National Day in a spirit of purposeful enthusiasm. Are you one of them? To be part of this bi-email event next spring and benefit from an in...
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Inclusive Eastbourne will be joining us in The Arndale

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 suitable toilet.  Worries about not finding a loo can itself deter people from coming out to shop.  We found that the way in which a business arranges and cares for their customer toilets reflects the ethos ...
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