Author: Doug Paulley

Wheelchair user and residential care user, sometimes thorn in the side of authorities.

Charging your phone (battery bank, USB fan etc.) from your electric wheelchair or scooter

There’s something perverse about running out of mobile battery whilst sitting in a wheelchair or scooter with huge batteries. Various commercial products bridge that gap; the best of which is Cripple Concepts’ charger. These plug into the charging port on an electric wheelchair and provide a turbo USB charging socket. These products suffer from some…

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Won: two cases against London Underground regarding info on lift closures

Today we won two cases against London Underground, over their failure to effectively promulgate information about lift closures and alternative step-free routes for disabled people. Westminster In October 2016, I attempted to get from Westminster to Kings Cross but was thwarted as both the lift at the main entrance and the alternative lift at Canon…

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easyJet mauls wheelchair

A guest blog by my excellent co-campaigner and friend Esther. Please share awareness of this and bring pressure on easyJet to do the decent thing. Just before Christmas I went on a phenomenal holiday to Egypt. On the way home, it was ruined by Easyjet who messed up the boarding at Hurghada so I was…

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