Our regular newsletter contains news and information about various Disability issues and paper copies are distributed around Spelthorne Borough for those in the Community who do NOT have access to a computer.  Copies can be found at the Borough's Community Centres, Libraries, Sheltered Residential housing.

Copies to Volunteer groups and Special Interest Groups and Societies are also distributed via email.  If you would like a copy of the latest newsletter or if you would like news and events for your Community Group to be included in future issues, please email the web administrator. Don't forget to include your postal address if you would like a paper copy.

Some of the news items have been taken from articles in the national press and other publications and SCAN cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error in an article that has not been independently substantiated. The inclusion of hyperlinks to these websites does not imply endorsement of any material on such web sites or any association with their operators services or products.

Summary of News Items included in Newsletters for 2019
Builders Criticised For Lobbying Against Accessible Homes - January 2019
Charging For Social Care Is A Tax On Disability Says Report - January 2019
Councils Failing To Tackle Blue Badge Abuse - March 2019
DayBreak - Volunteers Wanted - February 2019
Disabled Facilities Grant Review - February 2019
Disabled People Make The Best Entrepreneurs - January 2019
Dramatize Acting Workshop Opening In Slough! ! ! - January 2019
How Disabled People Suffer Due To Blue Badge Abuse - March 2019
I Woke Up Unable To Speak English - February 2019
Invalid Carriage Research Project - February 2019
Living Life In The Grey Area Of Disability - January 2019
New Social Group ‘Café Culture’ Nostrano Lounge Staines - February 2019
Reinstating DLA Awards: Non-Attendance Of PIP Consultation With Good Reason - February 2019
SCAN’s Success at Being Shortlisted for Bags of Help Vote - March 2019
Social Care Green Paper Delayed Yet Again - February 2019
Study Challenges Stigma That Chronic Fatigue Is 'All In The Mind' - March 2019
Supporting Fuel Poor Disabled People - February 2019
Surrey Fire And Rescue - February 2019
Tennis Star Hopes To Inspire Young People To “Achieve Their Dreams” - March 2019
Transport For All (Tfa) – Results Of Survey On Patient Transport - January 2019
Ways Banking Services Can Be Can Improved For Disabled Customers - January 2019
Your Eye Colour Might Be Why You Have The 'Winter Blues' - March 2019