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Blue Badge expiry: Sarah’s experience and renewal advice

The Blue Badge system helps many disabled people maintain a mobile and independent life, through access to accessible public parking. Scheme customer Sarah explains what happened when her Blue Badge expired, and shares some tips for renewing it.

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Blue badge parking permits: New measures to tackle difficulties in applying

Have you experienced difficulties applying for a blue badge permit? New measures from the government are aiming to change this. Read on for more details.

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Consultation launched on plan to ban pavement parking across England

Parking on pavements could be banned across England under Government plans to ease journeys for disabled people. Read this for more details.

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Oxford installs pop-up electric vehicle chargers

Oxford City Council is hoping to improve on-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure by testing this new device that could end pavement obstruction.

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Green number plates to identify cleanest cars

There are plans to incentivise drivers to use zero-emission cars. Find out about the future green number plates to access these perks.

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UK’s best cities for parking revealed

This great guide shows the cities in the UK with the most parking spaces per resident and the cheapest spaces.

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How to access disabled parking concessions across the UK

We asked independent mobility consultant Helen Dolphin MBE what you need to do to check whether you’re eligible for a Blue Badge and how to apply.

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Qualifying for a Blue Badge with Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Learn how eligibility for the Blue Badge scheme differs depending on whether you receive DLA or PIP.

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8 Of the best apps to make parking easier

The task of finding a parking space is still something that can be frustrating for many drivers, however Car Buyer has identified some of the best apps available now that can help you with this.

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People with ‘hidden disabilities’ could get Blue Badges

The government has recently announced a consultation where they are proposing changing the eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme to include people with non-physical conditions.

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