Tag Archive for 'Rob Platts'

DisabledGo public meeting on 3 April 2013 about new venues to add to online access guide for Guernsey

March 30th, 2013 by Guernsey Disability Alliance

In 2012 the States of Guernsey commissioned professional disability surveyors, DisabledGo, to produce an online guide that would help disabled Guernsey residents and visitors find out whether a venue is accessible before setting out from home. Five hundred local shops, hotels, restaurants, sports facilities and transport links were included in the guide. In April 2013 […]

Dave Purdy worked tirelessly to gain equality for disabled islanders

November 11th, 2011 by Rob Platts

The Bailiff of Guernsey Sir Geoffrey Rowland unveiled a plaque by the ramp to Market Square to commemorate Dave Purdy’s life and acknowledge his tireless work to improve the lives of those living in Guernsey with a disability. Over forty five years ago, on a lovely summer’s day, Dave Purdy decided to go swimming with […]