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December 2021: A roundup of events

Here’s a look back at the Access Card’s activity from December 2021 With only a few days until we say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022, we’d like to take a look back at the Access Card’s activity from the last month of this challenging, yet rewarding year. The Access Card’s directory saw an […]

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November 2021: A recap of events

Another month of great opportunities for the Access Card The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on and whilst you’re busy opening the next door on your Advent Calendar, we’d like to remind you of all the great Access Card activities you may have missed from last month. From recruiting even more providers to […]

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Happy International Day of Disabled People 2021!

This year’s theme is “Fighting for rights in the post-COVID era.” International Day of Disabled People is a day in which people come together to “promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society” (The United Nations).   How the Access Card helps to break down barriers for disabled people Administered […]

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Access Card ends momentous year with 2 outstanding award nominations

Following the extraordinary achievement of our Managing Director, Martin Austin, receiving his MBE last month for his outstanding contribution to services to Accessibility in the Tourism & Entertainment Sectors, Nimbus Disability is proud to have been nominated for two more fantastic awards: TheTicketingBusiness Awards & Social Enterprise Award. These award nominations also follow the great […]

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Carers’ Rights Day 2021

Unpaid Carers saved the Government “£530 million” per day during the Covid-19 pandemic last year. (Carers UK) Carers’ Rights Day is a day in which organisations come together to help raise awareness of the needs of carers and ensure that all carers are aware of their rights. It is also important for organisations to let […]

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World COPD Awareness Day 2021

“More than 65 million people around the world have moderate or severe COPD.” – Healthline – World COPD Awareness Day is a day in which people come together to raise more awareness around Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and offer support to those living with the condition. “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a […]

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World Diabetes Day 2021

“Our new analysis shows that over 4.9 million people are currently living with diabetes in the UK, with 90 per cent of those with type 2.” – Diabetes UK – World Diabetes Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Diabetes. The theme for the awareness day this year is […]

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Martin Austin shortlisted for TheTicketingBusiness Award 2021

The grand ceremony will take place next month and will serve to recognise and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of all nominated businesses and individuals. – Martin Austin MBE has been shortlisted for the Executive Of The Year Award in TheTicketingBusiness Awards 2021. Since 2016, TheTicketingBusiness Awards have recognised leadership, innovation & achievement in the application […]

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Merlin Entertainments’ Christmas Extravaganza 2021

Family favourites return for another season full of festive surprises Christmas is fast approaching and Merlin Entertainments will be celebrating the festive season with their well-loved Christmas Extravaganza. Access Cards Holders can use their Access Cards at the associated theme parks as proof of access requirements. Access Cards with the ‘+1’ symbol are accepted as […]

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Looking back: October 2021

A prestigious ceremony highlights the extraordinary achievements of the Access Card Scheme – What a month for the Access Card! We were delighted and proud to see our Managing Director & Creator of the Access Card Scheme honoured with an MBE last month for his services to Accessibility in the Tourism & Entertainment Sectors. The […]