Royal Approval For Innovative Derby Company

A Derby-based social enterprise company, which is run by disabled people for disabled people, has been formally presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill CBE and Deputy Lord-Lieutenant Tony Walker CBE. Nimbus Disability, based in Pride Park, has been recognised in The Queen’s Award Innovation category […]

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MS Awareness Week 2022

“We estimate there are over 130,000 people with MS in the UK, and that nearly 7,000 people are newly diagnosed each year.” – MS Society MS Awareness Week (25th April – 1st May 2022) is a week in which people come together to raise more awareness around Multiple Sclerosis, including the symptoms of the condition. […]

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Access Card Holder joins Access Card Team!

We are very excited to welcome a new member to our extraordinary Access Card Team. Gavin will be helping to complete lots of different tasks in the office, including social media post drafts, templates and spreadsheets. On joining The Access Card Team, Gavin said: “Hi I am Gavin I am a Volunteer for Nimbus and […]

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World Haemophilia Day 2022

Hemophilia A affects around “8,740 people in the UK” – The Haemophilia Society World Haemophilia Day is a day in which people come together to raise more awareness about Haemophilia. This year’s theme is ‘Access for All’. “Haemophilia is a rare condition that affects the blood’s ability to clot. It’s usually inherited. Most people who […]

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Planning to use your Access Card over the Easter bank holiday weekend?

We have over fourteen hundred exciting places listed in our directory, including Alton Towers Resort, Cadbury World, Harry Potter Studio Tour & Disneyland Paris. A full list of Access Card Providers can be found here. Please note: The last postage day for new Access Cards before the Easter weekend will be Thursday 14th April 2022. […]

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2022

“1 in 37 people alive today in the UK will be diagnosed with Parkinson’s in their lifetime.” – Parkinson’s UK Parkinson’s Awareness Week (10th – 16th April 2022) is a week in which people come together to raise awareness about Parkinson’s. This year’s theme is ‘#StartAConversation‘ “Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which parts of […]

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Access Card MD announced as TBA22 panelist

Martin will join 10 other selected panelists to vote for this year’s award winners Following the success our Managing Director, Martin Austin MBE, had at TheTicketingBusiness Awards last year after collecting the award for Outstanding Achievement in recognition of his work in ticketing for disabled people, where he strives to promote the Access Card to […]

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World Autism Awareness Week 2022

“One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.” – National Autistic Society World Autism Awareness Week is a week in which people come together to raise more awareness around Autism & the Autistic Spectrum. “Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects […]

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Purple Day 2022

“There are over 600,000 people in the UK with a known diagnosis of epilepsy” – Epilepsy Research UK Purple Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Epilepsy and offer advice and support to people living with the condition. “Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes […]

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FND Awareness Day 2022

“An estimated 4 to 12 people per 100,000 will develop FND.” – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke FND Awareness Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) and offer support and advice to people living with the condition. “Functional Neurological Disorders (FND’s) is the […]