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Disability Awareness Day - Walton Gardens 14th (Free)


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Note by Dizzy... it doesn't mention it on the council's website info but the main DAD website says there is a FREE FULLY ACCESSIBLE PARK AND RIDE service running from Wilderspool Park - Greenalls Avenue (WA4 6HL) next to Morrisons , Wilderspool Causeway.

 

The first minibus from Wilderspool park leaves at 9.30am and every 15 minutes thereafter. The last bus will leave Walton Gardens at 5.40pm (note the gates at Wilderspool park will be locked at 6.00pm). 

 

Disability Awareness Day

 

Date: 14th July 2013

 

Location: Walton Hall Gardens

 

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

 

Cost: FREE

 

The event will see exhibitors, equipment suppliers, transport, holiday and leisure providers, employment services and support groups descend on the purpose-built tented village in Walton Hall Gardens. 

The event will also feature an extensive array of entertainment, including Pimp my Scooter, featuring mobility aids in the form of a US Army Jeep and a Harley Davidson and performances from Britain’s Got Talent semi- finalists Urban Gypsies and Carly Ryan and Martin Finn from the BBC’s Autistic Superstars. 

The show begins at 10am and finishes at 5pm.

 

Entry is FREE and also includes a free programme. 

Services from across Warrington Borough Council will be in attendance in Marquee 6, on stands 20-30. The Benefits Bus and Change4Life trailer will be positioned on the hard standing. Services attending include: 

  • Family Information Service
  • Inclusion team
  • Fostering and Adoption
  • Contact Warrington
  • Sensory Centre
  • Trading Standards
  • Recycling
  • Adult Social Care 

Services will be providing attendees with advice, information and interactive activities.

For more information about Disability Awareness Day visit www.disabilityawarenessday.org.uk or call 01942 240064.

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