Martin Austin awarded MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Martin Austin awarded MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List Martin created Nimbus, a Derby-based Social Enterprise in 2006 as a way to generate additional income for the sister Charity Disability Direct and provide tailored Business-to-Business advice on the requirements of the Equality Act. Amo Raju, CEO of Disability Direct and Martins original line manager […]

Read more...

Derby-based initiative for disabled people featured on Money Saving Expert

MoneySavingExpert.com lists the Access Card!  The Access Card is a proof of access requirement scheme which is widely recognised at venues across the UK and is a popular choice for disabled people who prefer not to keep joining scores of different registration schemes The Derby-based social enterprise was both surprised and of course proud to […]

Read more...

ODEON becomes UK’s first Cinema chain to acknowledge Access Card

The famous cinema chain ODEON becomes the first in the UK to officially acknowledge the Access Card as an entitlement to a free companion ticket for disabled customers that require one. This exciting announcement comes after many years of the Access Card team trying to source a firm commitment from cinemas that they would recognise […]

Read more...

Guest Blg: 6 Music

As a big fan of live music, BBC 6 Music Festival has been high on my list for many years. It’s the crème de la crème for any geeky alternative music fan. The festival is much anticipated every year and we inevitably dedicate the weekend to streaming it into the early hours. I’ve discovered some […]

Read more...

Access Card Announces Official Media Partner: Able Magazine

The Access Card team are very pleased to announce a new partnership with the popular publication Able Magazine. This partnership means that Able Magazine will be supporting The Access Card to spread the news about our work with their growing readership Claudia Foxcroft, Able Magazines Socia Media Manager said of the partnership; “Able Magazine is […]

Read more...

Access Card wins award!

Social Enterprise wins ticketing award! Nimbus Disability has won the ‘Ticketing Without Barriers Award – Ticketing/Tech Company’ at the Outstanding Attitude Awards 2019. The Outstanding Attitude Awards, run by disability-led charity Attitude is Everything, celebrate excellence in live event accessibility and highlight best practice across the whole event industry. The winners were selected by an […]

Read more...

Access Card shortlisted for 2 awards

The Access Card has been shortlisted for two awards in the prestigious Outstanding Attitude Awards from Attitude is Everything The two Categories are: The Tech Innovation Award Ticketing without barriers award – Ticketing / Tech Company. We were entered into these awards for the groundbreaking work we have been doing with The Ticket Factory around […]

Read more...
Carrie Austin, The host of the exhibition stands in front of her work

Access Card Sponsors Mental Wellbeing Exhibition

In January we were incredibly proud to be involved in a unique exhibition looking at Mental Wellbeing. Carrie Austin, an independent freelance photographer based in Nottinghamshire took it upon herself to examine the topic of mental health through her medium of choice and developed a range of imagery attempting to visualise how Mental wellbeing  can impact a persons […]

Read more...

Christmas 2018 Opening

The Access Card Team would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!! The office will be closed from 4:30pm on Friday 21st December until 9am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Applications submitted over the Christmas period will be processed so you can start using your number straight away. There […]

Read more...

Discount for Card holders on home textiles

Discount Home Textiles – Retailers of quality bedding, curtains, soft furnishings, bed frames, mattresses and bedroom furniture have kindly offered a 5% discount for all Access Card Holders Find out more here: https://www.accesscard.org.uk/providers/discount-home-textiles/

Read more...