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Ten scooters for mobility scheme
A service for disabled shoppers in Jersey is buying 10 new scooters to cope with demand.

People who find it difficult getting about can hire a scooter or a wheelchair from the Shopmobility scheme, based in Sand Street car park.

They are mostly used by tourists and, with the holiday season approaching, the organisation needs more equipment to cope with an expected rush.

The charity is hoping local firms will help to pay for the new equipment.

When it first started, the charity had 14 powered scooters, two powered wheelchairs and other equipment to help people get about. Its first year was busier than organisers expected.

It also needs more scooters for its service at the zoo.


SEE ALSO:
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09 Aug 05 |  Jersey
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15 Nov 04 |  Jersey


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