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Parking tips for Blue Badge holders

Having a Blue Badge allows you to park closer to your destination. Read our helpful tips to guide you on everything you need to know when using your Blue Badge.

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All you need to know about disabled parking in the main UK airports

Air travel can be a great way to visit new places, but the last thing you want to worry about is whether the parking is accessible. Here, we've compiled a handy guide to disabled parking at the UK's main airports - including how it works for Blue Badge holders.

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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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