Good Life Show – 28th September

Events on 18 Sep , 2017
We will be at the Good Life Show on 28th September at the International Lawn Tennis Centre, 10-4. We will be part of the Disability Roadshow. Look forward to seeing you there!

Stand in the Arndale Centre on 6 July with Shopmobility

Events on 21 Jun , 2017
Our volunteers are looking forward to being in The Arndale Centre on Thursday, 6th July with Shopmobility from 9.30 to 2 pm. Please come and see us. We will have a stock of our Eastbourne Guide for Disabled People and our other information to pick up.


Events on 4 May , 2017
Ian, Chair of the Access Group spoke at the #Tweetup meeting last night organised by Best of Eastbourne bringing together local businesses and community groups / charities. He told them about the new 2017 Guide for Disabled People and gave a summary of what the Access Group does. We are delighted to be a community partner of Best of Eastbourne and thank David Ruddle for all the help in sharing ...

The BIG Futures Show 2017 on 22 March 2017

Events on 20 Mar , 2017
We are delighted to be invited to attend The BIG Futures Show 2017 on 22 March at The Winter Gardens. We will be part of the Disability Confident Zone promoting disability awareness and volunteering opportunities to the young people. We have a disability awareness quiz for them and they can try out a portal induction hearing loop. We hope to learn what equality and inclusion mean to the stud...

The Eastbourne Networking Forum for voluntary & community groups

Events on 16 Feb , 2017
Eastbourne Access Group will be attending the Eastbourne Networking Forum for voluntary & community groups on 17 March 2017  from 10 am at Alice Croft Centre in Eastbourne. A lunch and the East Sussex Volunteer Coordinators’ Network Forum from 1.00 – 3.30 pm follows.  To find out more about both events and book your free place, please visit 3VA website.  

MP Caroline Ansell visits Access Group

Events on 27 Jul , 2016
We were delighted to have Caroline Ansell MP attend our July monthly meeting to discuss accessibility issues around the town. Topics ranged from roads, footpaths, commercial premises to transport and employment. Ian Westgate, Chair of Eastbourne Access Group said ‘It was a great opportunity to highlight issues experienced daily by disabled people’.

Presentation to Rotary Club

Events on 13 Jul , 2016
Our Chair, Ian attended a Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club's meeting last night. He gave a presentation about the work, projects and campaigns of the group. The members gave a warm reception and showed great support for what we do. If any other groups would like a presentation on the Access Group please get in touch with Ian. 0781 0317 185

Dementia Friends

Events on 25 Feb , 2016
Eastbourne Access Group members and volunteers had a Dementia Friends Session at their February meeting. A great way to learn what it is like living with dementia. Thank you Jane, Volunteer Dementia Friend Champion for her time. The session aims to change the way we think, act and talk about dementia to create more dementia-friendly communities. We would recommend anyone to attend a session. ...