Voting Access

In our newletter in June, (see here) a One Voice member wrote of difficulties she had voting due to access problems at the polling station. Wolverhampton City Council’s election officers got onto it immediately, and we recieved the following update this week:...

Who hid the steps?

The new fountain in Wolverhampton City Centre could well be a source for civic pride, – we love the different water spurts, and the colour changes – but it’s a huge disappointment that the access is so bad – the steps have no handrails, no...

City Show – good in places!

Did you have fun at the city show – we did! The day was helped by Shop Mobility being there, so it was easy to hire a scooter and zip around. But if you were in a manual wheelchair it was a bit difficult to get into the tents because the grass was muddy and...

Bins make access rubbish

Why should it be that bin day in an area is a no-go day for many disabled people? For many people with mobility or visual impairments, it is difficult to impossible to get around on bin day. Pavements are blocked, dropped kerbs are blocked and anyone using sticks or a...
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