Did you know that extra help may be available from the company that owns and maintains the electricity cables and lines in your area (this is not the company that you pay your electricity bill to). For example in London, the South East & East of England disabled people can apply to register on a Priority Services Register with UK Power Networks at ukpowernetworks.co.uk/help. There appears to be quite allot of useful help on offer.
Disability Bytes offers charities involved in the disability sector an opportunity to promote their cause by offering them free reciprocal advertising on the Disability bytes website. More details are available on the website at:
Here is a link to disability articles in the BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/disability
This second link leads you to ITV disability news: http://www.itv.com/news/topic/disability/
On Disability bytes Facebook page you can see various charities, organisations and businesses that we have liked, most of which are involved with disability issues. These “likes” might lead to useful sources of information about certain disability issues. You can visit our Facebook page via the link provided in the margin of our website pages or by clicking on the following text link:
Disabled people often do not have to pay VAT on products designed or adapted for their personal use. This VAT relief can also apply to expensive items such as certain motor vehicles, building works and installation costs- follow this link for more details: https://www.gov.uk/financial-help-disabled/vat-relief
Here is a link to a U.K. Government website that has information about: financial help, benefits, carers allowance, transport/ blue badge scheme, day centres, access to work, disability rights etc.
Transport For London (TFL) has online information showing the options and help available to disabled persons travelling in and around London- Journey planning, accessibility information, advice and videos.