The 2019 Blue Badge Access Awards held on 7th October attracted some notable press: iNews Concentrated on the Ludicrous Loo Award won by the Beachside Grill at the Sands Hotel, Saunton. Used as a cleaning cupboard as well as a toilet. They’ve promised to better so if anyone goes there please report back! Scottish Field…

Accessibility Championed at Inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards 7th Oct 2019  The inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards were held at The Langham London with the support of charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. Thirteen winners were awarded on the basis of celebrating thoughtful and stylish inclusive design and business practices across the world. This year’s winners included…

The Michelin Guide now notes if a venue is ‘wheelchair accessible’ – I know, it means nothing for people with other disabilities let alone wheelchair users. There’s so much more to accessibility than just standard wheelchair access. That’s one of the myths the Blue Badge Access Awards (BBAAs) want to dismiss along with the perception…

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, we wanted to highlight the work of the Lions Barber Collective, a men’s mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity. The Lions Barber Collective works hard to educate barbers in how to spot the symptoms of mental health and depression, whilst encouraging men to talk to their…

The Blue Badge Access Awards are  here and judging is underway find out who wins in the Accessibility with Style stakes…………… The Blue Badge Access Awards are celebrating exceptional approaches to accessibility and inclusive design across the world. Join us on the 7th October, 7pm, to celebrate venues and organisations, from across the globe, that welcome…

The ‘D’ List looks at new things in the world of disability. This time we’re looking for things to make summer 2019 special with summer shoes for wide/fat feet, for both men and women. We’ve written about wide fit shoes in the past as immobility often leads to swollen feet, especially in summer. Finding cool/fashionable…

For too long, catering for people with disabilities has been a matter of complying with regulation – eliminating the risk of fines or damage to a brand’s reputation. But businesses are waking up, and we’ve created a platform for this change. The Blue Badge Access Awards is a global initiative, officially launching this year on May…

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