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Bikeability - Department for Transport

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Cycle training
Essential cycling skills for everyone
Updated: 08/09/2021
Find out more about Bikeability - Department for Transport

Blue Badge Department

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Travel and mobility for disabled people
Blue badge applications and assessments

Age

From 18 years old
0161 770 1222
Civic Centre, West Street, OL1 1UG
Updated: 08/09/2021
Find out more about Blue Badge Department

Disability Rights UK - Radar Key

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Information and advice

Age

All ages
0330 995 0400 (this is not an advice line)
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Disability Rights UK - Radar Key

Disabled Persons Railcard

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Railcard for the disabled

Age

All ages
0345 605 0525 0345 601 0132 (For customers with hearing impairments)
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Disabled Persons Railcard

Fleetwood Beach Wheelchairs

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Beach Wheelchair Hire
03000 111 003
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Fleetwood Beach Wheelchairs

Guide Dogs

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Mobility support for people with a visual impairment
We have over 20 years' experience supporting children and young people with vision impairment.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0800 781 1444
Updated: 22/09/2021
Find out more about Guide Dogs

Hidden Disabilities

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Disability awareness
Wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower discreetly indicates to people around you including staff, colleagues and health professionals that you may need additional support, help or a little more time.
Updated: 23/09/2021
Find out more about Hidden Disabilities

Manchester Airport - special assistance and invisible disabilities

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Special assistance and invisible disabilities
We can offer you a special lanyard to wear on your journey through our airport
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Manchester Airport - special assistance and invisible disabilities

Oldham Wheelchair Travel

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Wheelchair adapted transport

Age

Any age
07766 405 042
Updated: 13/10/2021
Find out more about Oldham Wheelchair Travel

Ouch! the cabin fever podcast

Local Offer
Podcast
The place where the real disability talk happens.
Updated: 13/10/2021
Find out more about Ouch! the cabin fever podcast

Our Pass

Local Offer
Free bus travel across Greater Manchester
Finished your GCSE year? Heading to work or college? Our Pass will get you there
Updated: 15/07/2021
Find out more about Our Pass

Passenger assist - National Rail

Local Offer
We are committed to ensuring customers can travel by train safely, in comfort and with dignity
Updated: 18/06/2021
Find out more about Passenger assist - National Rail

Promobility (Community transport)

Local Offer
Electric scooters and wheelchairs for hire

Age

From 18 years old
St Mary's Way, OL1 3BU
Updated: 11/12/2019
Find out more about Promobility (Community transport)

Transport for sick children

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Transport to hospital and clinic appointments
Transport for sick and disabled children to hospital and clinic appointments. Free for families on low incomes or benefit dependent.

Age

From 0 to 16 years old
0161 443 4122
Reddish, SK5 7DL
Updated: 22/10/2021
Find out more about Transport for sick children