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DAG office hours - Regatta and August Bank Holiday 2017

The DAG office, and Mobility Equipment Hire service, will be closed on Monday 21st August 2017 (Regatta Monday), and Monday 28th August 2017 (August Bank Holiday).

Business as usual from 9am, Tuesday 22nd August 2017, and Tuesday 29th August 2017.


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DAG Books & Bakes Fundraiser - Saturday 26th August 2017

DAG will be holding a books and bakes fundraiser  on Saturday 26th August 2017, at Dock End, Whitby (opposite Specsavers).

If you would like to donate items for any of our stalls, or can help us on the day please contact us at the DAG office on 01947 821001, or e-mail

Come along and support us on 26th August. Click on the link for more details.

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Items for Sale

DAG regularly advertises items for sale on behalf of local people, and we also have a number of items which have been donated to us to be re-homed.

Click on the PDF link below to see the list and descriptions.

Vendors have indicated acceptable prices for their items. We are happy to give donated items away free, but donations would be welcome.

In all cases buyer collects.



PLEASE NOTE: the Foot Spa, Silent Night Blanket and Sholley shopping trolley have been sold

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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles: Understanding Publically Available Specification (PAS) 2012

Helen Dolphin MBE LLB BSc is an independent mobility consultant and writes for Motability and Access All Areas (Allied Mobility).

"I am a disability campaigner and PAS 2012 is is something that WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) users should be aware of."

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DAG - office opening hours are changing week commencing 22nd May 2017

Office hours for all enquiries are Monday & Tuesday, 9am-5pm; Thursday, 9am-1pm;  Friday, 9am -4.30pm. Closed on Wednesdays.

Closed Weekends,  Bank Holidays, Regatta Monday (August), and between Christmas and New Year.

From time to time, we may need to put the answerphone on, temporarily, during office hours. Please make sure you leave a message. We will get back to you. Alternatively you can send an e-mail to info@whitbydag,

The mobility equipment hire service is now based at Whitby Library, Windsor Terrace, Whitby, YO21 1ET. Staff and volunteers will be at our desk in the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 4pm. You can contact our library desk on 07956 751 790, or by e-mail on   

Outside these hours contact the DAG office directly and we can arrange for someone to meet you at the library.  Mobility scooters and wheelchairs can be collected and returned during office hours. Subject to availability of staff and volunteers, we will endeavour to meet customers in the town centre by the harbourside, at the railway station or bus station if requested.

We are sorry but until further notice there will be no weekend hire service available unless the scooter or wheelchair can be delivered or collected on the Friday and returned on the Monday. Mobility equipment can no longer be collected from or returned to the Whitby Tourist Information Centre.


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