Latest Disability Today Article – Changing Places and Toilets

We are delighted to have the new Changing Place on Eastbourne Seafront just seemed appropriate to write about this and The Eastbourne Community Toilet Scheme for Disability Today. Toilets are a subject often people do not want to talk about but we all need them! If you know a local business that would be happy for non-paying customers to use their toilet facilities please let us know. The Eastbourne Community Toilet Scheme which was started by Inclusive Eastbourne (previously known as Eastbourne Deisgned for All) is not just for wheelchair accessible toilets but general toilets for Ladies/G...
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New Changing Places on Eastbourne Seafront

We are delighted to hear from Eastbourne Council they are putting in a new Changing Places toilet facility on the middle prom by the Bandstand. They are hoping it will be completed for the Airbourne event in mid August. Changing Places differ from other accessible toilets in that they provide - space for a disabled person and one or two carers, an adult size height adjustable changing bench and a hoist facility. It will be similar design to the one in The Arndale Centre. Having two Changing Places in the town will make a real difference to severe disabled people of all ages. They will be...
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Our Eastbourne Accessible hotels and disabled facilities list has been updated

If you need a hotel that offers accessibility and other disabled facilities take a look at our updated list. There are hotels offering: wheelchair access via ramps / platform lift wet rooms - level access shower accessible rooms with showers Defguard - vibrating fire alarm pillow Hearing loop at reception Cater for special diets Public wheelchair accessible toilet   Many of the hotels are open to non-residents for coffee/lunches/teas/dinners and events. With these hotels giving good access this gives visitors and residents alike greater choice where to go. ...
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It’s volunteers week! A new project needs your help

The Eastbourne Access Group are working with Eastbourne DIG group and Possability People to do a dropped kerb survey in Eastbourne. Do the local dropped kerbs in your area give you a clear view of oncoming traffic to the right when crossing the road? Are the tactile paving slabs of the dropped kerbs in good order? Please get in touch with Katharine if you can help or want to know more 01424 234460,  07764615020 Katharine@possabilitypeople.org.uk
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BEST OF EASTBOURNE #TWEETUP MEETING

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 our information on their website and social media. We would recommend any local Community group or charity to join as it is FREE!  
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