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Road closures for SD

coletcolet Member Posts: 68 Pioneering
edited August 2020 in Coffee lounge
it is lovely to have these road closures for people to SD. 😀😃😄😁😆

last week I went to town for the first time since March and I found it quite annoying that I still have to use the pavements and crossings because of my powered wheelchair, I actually emailed the town council and just waiting for a reply back.

who else has found this ?     I would like to know 


  • Cher_ScopeCher_Scope Posts: 4,038

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    Hi @colet  

    I've moved your post over to the coffee lounge as more people might spot it there :) 

    You highlight a really important issue about how social distancing has impacted wheelchair users.  It would be good to know if other people on the community have experience similar.  

    I found this article on the Disability News Service website that talks about it so you definitely aren't alone :( I'm sorry, I can imagine how frustrating it is.
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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,201 Disability Gamechanger
    Interesting not something I have come accross but as a wheelchair user going round all the barriers and stuff in place outside shops is a bit of a pain, but I understand the need for them.

    Im just enjoying going out to be honest
  • 66Mustang66Mustang Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,091 Disability Gamechanger
    I thought this was going to be about cars having to social distance :D

    I haven’t noticed any closed roads for this reason either to be honest. I have seen some lanes being closed in larger towns and turned into cycle lanes.
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