Town council bans electric wheelchairs
This another of those town council boobies? Hence these people are always shooting themselves in the foot. Consequently, this council have barred mobility scooters from part of a new lottery funded building. Staggeringly, this part of a new community centre.
Since writing disability stories. As a result, I get my stories online or even from our customers. Last Saturday was no exception. A guy with a north eastern “geordie” accent. Hence rang up to inquire about 2 x 34 AH mobility batteries. Of course, for his mobility scooter. The guy had traveled from Burnley, about an hours journey.
Eventually, he arrived and a member of my staff sorted him out with 2X34Ah Lucas mobility batteries. Accordingly, I began to tell the guy about his warranty rights. On completion of his Disability VAT free form, he told me with a big smile, that he only had six to nine months left to live. Due to cancer.
You can imagine how bad I felt? Explaining how sorry I was, I backed myself into a side office, out of the way.
Sad but true Eric Roberts
A town council that secured half a million pounds in lottery funding to turn a building into a new community centre and council offices banned disabled people from entering the newly-refurbished pr…
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