Mask Exemption Press Release

“We need our card to be universally accepted to prove we are exempt”, say those who can’t wear face coverings Disabled people are appealing for the Government to recognise the recent extension to an access card as proof of them being exempt from protective face coverings.  In the UK, face coverings must be worn in many indoor settings […]

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Executive Agency devises resource to spread awareness around mask exemption

Following the current Government guidelines, colleagues in the Disability Unit have been working with Public Health England to design and create a series of downloadable and printable resources to spread awareness and provide clarity around mask exemption for people who would have difficulty with wearing a face covering. Known as The Face Coverings Exemption Toolkit, […]

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Over 1,000 Access Card Providers are looking forward to your next visit!

As lockdown starts to ease, start planning your accessible days out to these top UK destinations today. The Access Card has witnessed a surge in the number of national and international venues, which have not only recognised the Access Card’s purpose, as a proof of access requirements but have also accommodated for those access requirements, […]

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Covid 19 and a temporary change in pricing structure

Access Card applications, including renewals to be dropped to £5 for a 1-year card or £10 for a 3-year card until 31st May 2020 (See below for unlock codes) We are all obviously going through a very strange and uncertain time at the moment, with our focus being on keeping ourselves and those close to […]

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Naidex 2020 Important Information

We know many of you were planning on visiting Naidex next week, so we wanted to let you know that the event has been postponed – please see the statement below. Naidex 2020 and All Co-Located Events Rescheduling Due to Coronavirus. The organiser of leading independent living show Naidex (17th-18th March 2020, NEC Birmingham), has […]

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Access Card welcomes famous Amusement Parks!

We are pleased to announce that we are working with Merlin Entertainment and have added 4 Merlin amusement parks to our growing list of Access Card Providers. The Access Card is now recognised at a number of the UK’s most famous Amusement Parks: Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventure and Legoland Windsor. Access […]

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Where else can you find Microsoft, BBC, Monzo, Sainsburys, VirginMedia, O2 and more under one roof?

Naidex will be hitting Birmingham’s NEC, on the 9th & 10th November, and we’re ecstatic to be a part of the 46th edition of the show!  Why should you attend? Boasting a multitude of inspirational seminars, world-class suppliers providing you with all the solutions you’ve ever dreamed off, and countless interactive features such as the Mobility Test Track, the Live Sports Arena, […]

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NAIDEX 2020 Speaker Line-up Announced

2020 Speaker Line-up Announced Good afternoon,  We want to make sure we’re giving you the inside scoop on what to expect for Naidex this 9th & 10th November at Birmingham’s NEC, so we’re excited to announce the 2020 speaker line-up has finally been released!  Make sure to keep an eye out for the live timetable coming soon to the website, but […]

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Access Card signs up Salvation Army

Salvation Army partners with Access Card scheme, opening the door for disabled people. In what is a simple, yet potentially profound gesture, The Salvation Army has committed to making all staff in their 700 plus Corps, Community Centres and Churches aware of the Access Card scheme and commit to being an open, friendly and welcoming […]

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