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Our Wheelchair and Scooter Hire desk at Whitby Library will close at 1pm on Thursday 19th October 2017

Due to staff holiday, the mobility scooter and wheelchair hire service at Whitby Library will be open from 10am to 1pm only. Normal service resumes at 10am, Friday 20th October 2017.

Contact our desk at the library directly on 07956 751 790 (you can send text messages to this number if no answer) or e-mail daglibrary' Alternatively you can contact the DAG office on 01947 821001, or e-mail


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Annual General Meeting 2017

The DAG 2017 Annual General Meeting took place at 11.30am on Tuesday 19th September 2017, at Church House Centre, Flowergate, Whitby, YO21 3BA.

A report of the proceedings will be posted on this page shortly.

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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 18th September 2017

From week commencing Monday 18th September 2017, the DAG office hours for all enquiries are Monday, Tuesday,& Thursday 9am-5pm;  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 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10am to 4pm. You can contact our library desk on 07956 751 790 (you can leave a text message if there is no answer), 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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