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New Service Aimed at Improving Accessibility

We are excited to be launching a brand new service under The Circle banner which will provide mobility scooters and other mobility to loan on a donation basis at locations around Dundee! The new venture – The Circle Mobility – will be based at Overgate Shopping Centre and will aim to improve accessibility in the […]

Volunteering – Media Coordinator – Dundee Access Group

We have members from all areas of Dundee and are keen to expand our membership. We think that the use of Facebook could spread knowledge of our work and help to expand our influence. With this in mind we are looking for a volunteer to enable us to do this. We see the duties of […]

V&A Dundee – Sensory Friendly Day – 19th October 2021

A more relaxed way to enjoy the museum Come along to our Sensory Friendly Day and visit the museum free from large crowds on 19th October 2021. This event is suitable for anyone who needs a quieter environment to get the most out of their visit (such as people with autism spectrum conditions, sensory processing […]

Eden Project in Dundee

  The Eden Project has signed a memorandum of understanding with the owners of its preferred site for Eden Project Dundee and released the first image of how it might look. The agreement between Eden, National Grid and SGN will kick off a period in which the partners will explore the practicalities of converting the […]

Face Covering Exemption Card Scotland

Disability Equality Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish Government, is administering the distribution of Face Covering Exemption Cards. The Scottish Government mandate the wearing of face coverings on transport, most indoor public places and communal areas in workplaces. Face coverings play a role in preventing the transmission of COVID-19. There are situations where some people […]

Dundee Access Group Meetings

Due to current COVID-19 restriction we are currently conducting our meetings virtually online through Zoom. We schedule our next Zoom meeting of Dundee Access Group for the first Thursday of the month.  An email will be sent out to our mailing list with the url link to access the meeting. Get in touch if you wish […]

V&A Dundee – Reopening 27th August

The V&A Dundee will be reopening on Thursday 27th August. They have been working hard to put in place certain measures to ensure a safe environment following COVID-19. These measures include such things as: Tickets required for entry to the museum. These must be booked in advance. The general museum ticket if free but you will have […]

Coronavirus: Shielding – A Way forward for Scotland

The Scottish Government have provided an update for Scotland’s 180,000 shielded people. The purpose of the document is to start answering those questions, and chart a possible route out of shielding that allows more freedom while keeping those most at risk safe. The updated shielding publication can be found on the Scottish Government’s website. You […]

EHRC: Major Bus Company Commits to Significant Change for Disabled Passengers

  Key issue: Access to public transport for disabled people Case: Grant v Arriva London North Ltd Following our support for a legal challenge, Arriva London North Ltd has come to a legally binding agreement with a passenger from London to help ensure that their drivers do more to enable disabled people to access public transport. […]

Third Sector resilience fund for COVID-19 now open

Third Sector resilience fund for COVID-19 now open  By: Alliance Scotland A £20m emergency fund for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland. The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is a £20m emergency fund for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland. The fund will support organisations that […]

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