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Is Summit wrong with Disability access?

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the recent Global Disability Summit and argues that barriers faced by people with disabilities still need to be tackled in the UK, as well as overseas.

WhatsApp with the battle to beat Polio?

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, while acknowledging that social media can be a force for good, David expresses concern that fake news is threatening the hard work on Polio eradication overseas.

Channelling a good idea, flower?

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes efforts to support those with hidden disabilities as a step in the right direction.

Accessibility outrage disproportionately low

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the appalling treatment of Tanyalee Davis by GWR and calls for immediate change to the status quo.

First Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea in eighteen years is cause for concern

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the outbreak of Polio in Papua New Guinea and argues it should spur everyone onto greater eradication efforts.

Lincolnshire Branch hosts an evening of live music with Sally Glennon on 20 July

On Friday 20 July 2019 at 6.30pm, the Lincolnshire Branch of The British Polio Fellowship presents ‘An evening of music’ at the Life Church on Birchwood Avenue, featuring the acclaimed singer and songwriter Sally Glennon.

Atrocious airport accessibility is unacceptable and just plane crazy

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes comments on a report by the CAA that some airport accessibility remains poor and calls for change.

Walk a mile in our shoes

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes calls to remove the 20 metre rule in PIP assessments.

Tributes paid to another amazing disability rights campaigner Christine Pickthall MBE

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, he pays tribute to Christine Pickthall MBE, who was an active campaigner for disabled rights.

National charity calls for public to beech themselves in the autumn!

Below is a copy of a letter from Trustee of The British Polio Fellowship, Andy Gilliand. In this letter, he expresses news that the British Polio Fellowship aim to plant 8,000 oak trees in commemoration of Post Polio Syndrome’s 80th anniversary.

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