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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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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 Our gardens at Kew Gardens and Wakehurst are open. You must book a time slot in advance.

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

Physical meetings have been postponed for the duration of the pandemic restriction however we are hoping to sort put virtual alternatives.

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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


New Christmas Tier Four Lockdown

New Christmas Tier Four Lockdown

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

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Surrey Libraries - Coronavirus Update

Surrey Libraries - Coronavirus Update

COVID UPDATES for Surrey Libraries

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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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NHS Guidance

NHS Guidance

Information and Advice from NHS

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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)

Disabled Motoring UK work with government and businesses across the UK in order to improve parking, refuelling, and access provision for disabled people, so that they can access the goods and services that they need.

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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)

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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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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. The aim of the Surrey Coalition is to campaign and promote the rights of disabled people to have equality of opportunity and to live independently. We feel it is vital that disability is on everyone’s agenda when decisions are being made.

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WhiteLodge Centre

White Lodge provides services that enable those with a range of disabilities, their families and carers to lead fulfilling lives.

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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. 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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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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