Council U-turn on Blue Badge Case

Today the campaigns team have had some great news from one of our advocacy cases overturning a Council’s decision not to give a University student a blue badge.  Laura, who has FSH muscular dystrophy, contacted the Advocacy Service after experiencing difficulty in getting a blue badge from her local council. Laura, who is a University … Continue reading

Green light for better crossings

Nicholas, one of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s volunteers, blogs below about his recent campaign success: My name is Nicholas Lynch and I have a form of muscular dystrophy called Dystopia Myotoncia.  Because of this condition I am unable to walk at the same speed as other people. I volunteer for the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign in … Continue reading

Full steam ahead in fight for improved access to public transport

I was in Parliament this morning with Birmingham Trailblazer, Jagdeep (Jagz) Sehmbi, as we met with her MP, Jack Dromey, and other charities and campaigners to discuss disabled access on trains and at stations. Today’s discussions followed on from our meeting with Transport Minister, Theresa Villiers MP, at which we raised the concerns of Trailblazers … Continue reading