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Hayfever makes driving hard for all drivers

How to stay safe if you're driving with hayfever

With hayfever season upon us, many people are suffering from symptoms that could make driving difficult. Here are some tips to help overcome any issues.

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Emma Muldoon’s road trip tips

If you’re planning a staycation this summer, chances are you’ll be driving there. Not only are road trips a great way to see more, but they can also be an easier way to travel for wheelchair or scooter users. Here, Emma Muldoon has put together her top tips when planning a road trip.

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Mark Lane on how gardening has helped his wellbeing

Gardeners' World's Mark Lane explains how gardening has been so beneficial to his physical and mental wellbeing – and how it can help all of us.


Spotting a scam: How we issue refunds and payments

Unscrupulous fraudsters and scammers are using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to trick people into sharing important financial information. To help keep you safe, we wanted to explain how we make payments and issue refunds so that you can spot a potential scam.

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Sarah Alexander on managing her medication

Ever missed a dose or double dosed? Disabled blogger Sarah Alexander shares her tips on managing medical mishaps and regaining control. Do you do these?

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Quality time. Adorable little girl standing next to her father with mobility impairment sitting in a wheel chair and listening to the music with him, sharing one pair of headphones

Keeping mental health front of mind

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we consider the importance of mental health and share techniques for establishing a happier headspace.

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How can I make sure that my car is as secure as possible?

Even with the country under lockdown, it's important to keep the security of your car front of mind. Read on for a list of the key ways you can protect your car.

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Shona Louise: “How I’m surviving lockdown”

Shona Louise is a disability and theatre blogger. In this article, she discusses how she's coping amidst the third lockdown and why looking after yourself is so important.


How to get a better night’s sleep

To mark the forthcoming World Sleep Day, we've put together a list of a few things you can do to encourage a better night’s sleep.

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How to set up a disability-friendly home office

We've spoken to two Scheme customers, and disability bloggers, about how they've set up their home office to make it disability-friendly. Maybe their tips could work for you?

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