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No DLA? No Problem – Quingo Offers Flexible Scooter Hire Services

Quingo Scooters understands that some users depend on Disability Living Allowance (DLA), to finance their mobility scooters. But the government is moving from DLA to a new system and this could deprive up to 700 people per week of their Motability vehicles. If you’re one of these people, don’t worry, as Quingo Scooters provides a range of flexible scooter hire services for you to take advantage of.

Exploring options

DLA is being replaced with Personal Independence Payment (PIP). This comes with an allowance for enhanced mobility.

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Quingo Scooters partner with Maggie’s Culture Crawl Oxford to Raise £24,000

Here at Quingo Scooters we’re always eager to support charities and good causes where we can. So, back in September we were over the moon to be able to loan two Quingo Mobility Scooters for use in the Maggie’s Culture Crawl Oxford walk.

Maggie’s

Maggie’s is a charity which offers support to those affected by cancer and their families. It has Cancer Support Specialists, Benefits Advisors, Therapists and Psychologists on hand to give a range of specialised support. Maggie’s also have centres up and down the country, and provide a much needed welcoming and calm space.

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Quingo Scooters User Mari Akhurst Takes Para Dressage Medal!

Last month, Great Britain’s up-and-coming Para Dressage riders travelled to the West Midlands for the Summer Festival of Para Dressage. One of these riders was Mari Akhurst – a Quingo Air user.

Quingo donated the Air scooter to Mari to support her amazing ambitions of being a Para Dressage rider. Mari was recently in touch to tell us all about how the summer festival went.

Dressage developments

This year saw the second ever running of this increasingly popular festival. It’s unique in the fact that it provides a platform for riders to compete, whilst offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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We’ll see you at the Mobility Roadshow 2016!

Quingo Scooters are happy to announce that we will once again be at the Mobility Roadshow this year, where you’ll be able to discover first hand the winning stability, agility and comfort of our mobility scooters.

The Mobility Roadshow is an event specifically for people seeking to regain or maintain independent mobility, and provides a place where you can get all the product and service information you need under one roof.  The Mobility Roadshow has been showcasing mobility innovation for over 30 years.

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Disabled Access Day is on the Way!

Next month sees the return of Disabled Access Day; Quingo Scooters explains what it’s all about and what you can do to in order to take part in this incredible day on March 12.

The first ever Disabled Access Day took place last year on January 17th. It was a hugely successful with 11 countries and 261 venues taking part. The day enjoyed massive media exposure and was a great success in spreading the word! This success was thanks to all those people who took part and who helped spread the word and encouraged venues, organisations and charities in their area to get involved.

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