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Beginnings of SCAN

From the introduction of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 a group of disabled people in Spelthorne was active and originally worked under the title the “Spelthorne Joint Committee for the Disabled”.

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Forum for Physical, Sensory And Cognitive Disabilities & Spelthorne Committee for Access Now

Physical, face to face, meetings have been postponed because of the COVID restrictions however we have been able to arrange 'virtual meetings using ZOOM

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Fundraising for SCAN

Donations can be made by registering with Easy Fundraising and then every time you make an online purchase with any of the High Street retailers, energy and phone service providers and holiday or hotel chains, a donation will be made to SCAN's account.

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‘Café Culture’ At Nostrano Lounge In Staines

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KEW GARDEN - GUIDED WALKING TOURS

Visiting during coronavirus The Guided Tours are not available Last updated: 1 February 2021 In line with national guidance, Kew Gardens and Wakehurst are open for fresh air and exercise, giving you the chance to enjoy acres of green space and thousands of plants during these difficult times.

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North Surrey Disability Empowerment Network (DEN-NS)

Please Note All Empowerment Meetings Are Being Held ‘Virtually’ During The Covid19 Pandemic. DEN-NS covers the areas of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking & Surrey Heath and is one of three groups of local disabled people, and carers, who meet up quarterly.

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Children with Disabilities Forum

Parent Carers only meet briefly for discussion of issues to be raised at the formal meeting that will follows.

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Forum For Older People

An open-access forum attended mostly by statutory and voluntary providers of services for older people.

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COVID - 19 Updates


National lockdown: Stay at Home

National lockdown: Stay at Home

COVID Road Map Out of Lockdown Updated 8th March 2021

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NHS Guidance

NHS Guidance

Information and Advice from NHS

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IF YOU'RE AT HIGH RISK

IF YOU'RE AT HIGH RISK

Extremely Vulnerable Guidance February 2021

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Surrey Libraries - Coronavirus Update

Surrey Libraries - Coronavirus Update

COVID UPDATES for Surrey Libraries

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New Christmas Tier Four Lockdown - Historic Guidance

New Christmas Tier Four Lockdown - Historic Guidance

New Tier Four COVID Restrictions from 19th to 30th December 2020

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IF YOU'RE AT HIGH RISK – Historic Guidance

IF YOU'RE AT HIGH RISK – Historic Guidance

Historic Guidance on shielding 4th November to 2nd December 2020

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National Coronavirus Lockdown - Historic Guidance

National Coronavirus Lockdown - Historic Guidance

National lockdown Thursday 5th November 2020 to 2nd December 2020

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Charitable, Voluntary and 'Not for Profit' Organisations


Disclaimer

Disclaimer

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Baywatch Campaign - Disabled Motoring (DMUK)

DMUK BayWatch Campaign 2020 Survey Results

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Crossroads Care Surrey

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Disability Equipment Service (DES)

Buying & Selling Disability Equipment

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DISABILITY RIGHTS UK (DRUK)

We are the leading charity of its kind in the UK. We are run by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions.

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DRAMATIZE

A theatre company for individuals with learning disabilities

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Elmbridge, Runnymede & Spelthorne Talking Newspaper (ERSTN)

We are a Charity (No 1186678) dedicated to providing Local news and information to sight-impaired listeners within Elmbridge Runnymede and Spelthorne.

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HealthWatch Surrey

Healthwatch Surrey is an independent organisation which gives people in Surrey the voice to help improve, shape, and get the best from local health and social care services.

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Heathrow Special Needs Centre

Prebooking Is Essential Via Email To: secretary@Heathrowspecialneedscentre.Org

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Runnymede Access Liaison Group (RALG)

Its principal function is to improve physical access to public amenities for anyone who encounters mobility or other sensory or cognitive difficulties.

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Staines Shopmobility

Updates can be found at: www.stainesshopmobility.com www.facebook.com/stainesshopmobility

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Surrey Coalition of Disabled People

The Surrey Coalition is run and managed by disabled people for disabled people.

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Planning Applications


Planning Applications - Message from SCAN's Chairman

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments.

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Pavement License Applications - Post COVID - Received March - April 2021

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) has been receiving copies of several new license applications from Spelthorne Borough Council’s (SBC) licensing department since the end of March 2021.

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Planning Applications - Active Comments - 19th April 2021

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments. The current legislation is flawed and unfavourable to the housing needs of disabled people.

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Planning Applications - Active Comments - 18th January 2021 - Updated 19th April 2021

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments. The current legislation is flawed and unfavourable to the housing needs of disabled people.

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Planning Applications - Active Comments - Updated 2nd January 2021

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments. The current legislation is flawed and unfavourable to the housing needs of disabled people.

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Planning Applications - Active Comments - Updated 4th October 2020

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments. The current legislation is flawed and unfavourable to the housing needs of disabled people.

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Planning Applications (2019) - Archived Comments

SCAN’s Chair, Ken Saunders (A Building Surveyor) continues to review planning applications and raises awareness of inadequacy of disabled access and facilities in new housing developments. The current legislation is flawed and unfavourable to the housing needs of disabled people. He has written the following because he feels strongly that there appears to be little concern and merely acknowledgment that a review needs to be completed:

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