Disability, Lifestyle, local authorities, london, transport, travel

‘You need a PhD in Blue Badge logistics’ to visit London

By Simon Sansome Like most people who drive around London, my blue badge is essential for parking close to facilities I need to access.  Did you know that there are 32 borough councils in the London area, all of them have different rules and regulations on blue badge access and parking? This means you have… Continue reading ‘You need a PhD in Blue Badge logistics’ to visit London

Disability, festivals and events, Lifestyle, london

Disability Tax for Coldplay Tickets (update)

By Simon Sansome Coldplay, are going on tour this summer and is most likely going to be their final tour, and being a Coldplay fan, I wanted to treat myself to one of their final shows.  With this in mind I wanted a big blow out at Wembley Stadium and get one of the posh… Continue reading Disability Tax for Coldplay Tickets (update)

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ONE THIRD OF FAMILIES WITH DISABLED CHILDREN HAVE GONE INTO DEBT FUNDING THEIR CHILD’S EDUCATION

PARENTS of children with disabilities are spending tens of thousands of pounds and/or going into debt fighting for, and funding, services that should be provided by government and local authorities. A new survey commissioned by campaign group Let Us Learn Too and the Disabled Children’s Partnership reveals families are spending £14.6 million nationally on missing… Continue reading ONE THIRD OF FAMILIES WITH DISABLED CHILDREN HAVE GONE INTO DEBT FUNDING THEIR CHILD’S EDUCATION

Disability, Education, Film

Bloody and Gruesome Comic Book Success.

Writer Simon Sansome had had his comic book published on Amazon. Three Blind Mice Simon who became disabled in 2014 following an accident was shocked on how little disability is represented in the media, he said: ‘Once you become disabled you try to find something to help you get thought the trauma of becoming disabled,… Continue reading Bloody and Gruesome Comic Book Success.

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Sun Hill, Jersey Boys tickets, NCP parking, The Grumpy Gits, Access All Areas film, awards and no disabled car charging points, this story has it all.

2021 has been one of the most extraordinary years for me personally, from lockdown to getting in the national press with The Bill spinoff, Sun Hill, to attending the world premiere of my new award-winning film 'Access All Areas'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTMW9i6vjZY&t=4s Monday evening we recorded the Christmas version of our podcast ‘The Grumpy Gits’, with the… Continue reading Sun Hill, Jersey Boys tickets, NCP parking, The Grumpy Gits, Access All Areas film, awards and no disabled car charging points, this story has it all.