SDN asks “Could your experience at Sporting events be better?
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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport-Bid to improve disabled access at sports stadiums
The government is calling on disabled sports fans to share their experiences of viewing live sport at stadiums and sports grounds across Great Britain.Ministers are hoping thousands of Britain’s 12 million disabled people will give their views on everything from wheelchair access and disabled parking to accessible toilets, hearing loops and treatment by other supporters at live sporting fixtures. Organisers want to hear from fansof all sports – and in particular rugby, cricket, football, hockey, basketball, cycling and motor-racing. Earlier this year the government called on Britain’s football leagues to take urgent action to redress some of the “woeful” lack of appropriate support and space for disabled spectators, reminding them of their legal obligations to provide adequate room and adjustments for disabled fans. Research showed nearly half of Premier League football clubs don’t offer even have half the wheelchair space they should for disabled people……… to read the full report click here