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Mobility Scooter & Wheelchair Hire will be closed Tuesday 19th June 2018.

MOBILITY SCOOTER & WHEELCHAIR HIRE  WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY 19TH JUNE 2018

Due to staff training, there will be no mobility scooter or wheelchair hire service on Tuesday 19th June 2018. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

The service will re-open at 10am, Thursday 21st June 2018. If you would like us to contact you when we re-open,  please do one of the following:-

· Leave a message in the book on our library desk

· Leave a text message on 07956 751 790

· E-mail: daglibrary@icloud.com

You can also contact our main office on:-

· Tel: 01947 821001

· Email us at info@whitbydag.org.uk

Change to DAG opening hours - Friday 25th May 2018 [more info]

Privacy Statement

In order to meet our obligations under the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations), DAG has updated our Privacy Statement relating to the personal data we collect and process relating to our Members, customers, clients and participants. 

To view the Privacy Statement click on the link below. Contact the DAG office if you have any queries. 

DAG GDPR Privacy Statement 210518 [more info]

Public and Bank Holiday Closures 2018

In 2018, the DAG Office AND the Mobility Equipment Hire Service will be closed on the following Bank and Public Holidays:-

Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April 2018 ( inclusive) - Easter

Monday 7th May 2018 - May Day Bank Holiday

Monday 28th May 2018 - Spring Bank Holiday

Monday 13th August 2018 - Whitby Regatta Monday

Monday 27th August 2018 - Late Summer Bank Holiday

Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 - we will be closed between Christmas and New Year. Exact dates to be confirmed.

Public and Bank Holiday Closures 2018 [more info]

Stairlift Reviews

Claire Hamilton has written an an article about grants that are available to help with the cost of home adaptations for people with disabilities. Click on the link below to read the article in  full. 

http://www.stairliftsreviews.co.uk/grants/

Grants and help with the cost of home adaptations [more info]

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.

 We are happy to give donated items away free, but cash donations would be welcome.

In all cases buyer collects.

 

 

 

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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."

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles: Understanding Publically Available Specification (PAS) 2012 [more info]