Competitions

Disabled children's charity launch 'Fantasy Football' competition

Fantasy Football

Caudwell Children, the national charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children and their families, is giving wannabe Premier League bosses the chance to experience the thrill of the dugout after creating its first ever private Fantasy Football League.

The competition, which sees participants selecting imaginary teams from the players currently playing in the Premier League, awards points according to the actual performance of their players.

The statistics, supplied by OPTA, the world’s leading live detailed sports data provider, allows each players performance to be scrutinised in forensic detail to establish the best players and teams throughout the season.

Black Friday Offer: 20% OFF Flippy Phone for Elderly Relatives

Black Friday 25th November will see 20% slashed off the amplicomms M7000i amplified mobile phone designed for people with hearing loss.

The retro styled simple to use mobile has a battery that will last up to 8 days, with large fonts and will super amplify ring tones and call reception.
The M7000i can make calls 100 times louder than regular phones with clear sound; no distortion and a powerful vibrate, making it virtually impossible to miss a call.

Winners of photography competition inspire disabled community

photography competition

A person with Motor Neurone Disease and a limb amputee are among the winners of this year’s Disabled Photographers’ Society’s (DPS) annual competition, supported by Calumet Photographic.

Scott Sinden, 47, who was diagnosed with MND just two years after he retired said he was “shocked and surprised” to scoop a prize. Brian Adam from Grimsby, who had part of his leg amputated said winning an award had given him “purpose” to get out of the house.
    

There were more than 150 entries and the winners were presented with a certificate and medal at an awards ceremony which took place at Calumet Photographic’s London store on Drummond Street.

Some of the shots will form part of the DPS Exhibition, which will be in place in store until Friday, November 25.

Mapping for Change Launches ‘Ramp It Up!’

‘Ramp It Up!’

Local businesses are invited to compete for the chance to win one of 10 wheelchair ramps to improve access to their premises. Who wins will be decided by the public.

The London-based social enterprise Mapping for Change is inviting communities from around the UK to help their towns and cities become more wheelchair friendly. They are calling on you to ‘Ramp it Up!’ and have launched an exciting competition to encourage your local business owners to get on board.

Competition Closed - Win an Amplicomms Power Tel M6300

phone

 

Simple Phone makes a Big Noise – the amplicomms PowerTel M6300

The battery on the amplicomms M6300 will last around 7 days, with a ring tone that will match a Rolling Stones concert, at 90dB’s and powerful vibrate, so you won’t miss any calls.  You’ll also be able to hear conversations, as the volume booster button will increase the call much louder than a regular mobile.

In case of an emergency, the M6300 eases the stress as it comes with an SOS button to call 5 selected nearest and dearest until the call is answered.  

The M6300 is an amplified phone designed for people with hearing loss, but for simple phone calls, text messaging,Bluetooth connectivity and a long battery life this is one of the Smartest Phones you need.  

The Moat House Annan - £500 Draw Luxury Disabled Friendly Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation

The Moat House Annan - Luxury Disabled Friendly Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation

 

The Moat House Annan is now open for guests after it's redevelopment by local family with expertise in the field of disability.

They believe it to be the first of it's kind in the UK, being a tastefully appointed fully adapted historic house on the moat bank of an ancient Mott & Bailey castle. To celebrate it's opening The Moat House are offering a chance to win a £500 voucher off the cost of a weeks stay to anyone who registers on their website.

German National Tourist Office Returns to NAIDEX for 2016 with New Partners

German National Tourist Office Returns to NAIDEX for 2016

 

London, 1st March 2016 - the German National Tourist Office for UK and Ireland (GNTO) is returning to Naidex this year – the only national tourist office to appear at the UK’s leading accessible lifestyle show.  The GNTO, which can be found on stand L11, will once more be partnered by accessible travel specialists Runa Reisen and new for 2016,   Germany’s biggest barrier-free hotel, Haus Rheinsberg, a superior 4 star hotel located in the beautiful surroundings of the Brandenburg lake district.