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    That is a bit ridiculous and you would expect...

    That is a bit ridiculous and you would expect more from Fish. I had recovery provided alongside a new vehicle warranty and when the car had to be recovered due to an accident they offered a taxi to...
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    Planning is the answer, careful planning and...

    Planning is the answer, careful planning and getting to know the surroundings.

    I had a moment in my powerchair when I was down to one single flashing red light, in the centre of London, a train...
  3. Thread: New boiler

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    You could take a look here. I believe some...

    You could take a look here. I believe some assistance is available but sorry I haven't had time to investigate.

    https://www.gov.uk/energy-grants-calculator

    The Government Green Deal initiative...
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    I'm not there yet, getting closer though. ...

    I'm not there yet, getting closer though. However, for my wife's 50th she produced a list of 50 things to do, '50 for 50'. They varied hugely, from a photo shoot with her sisters to staying at the...
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    A strong government is preferred yes. Although...

    A strong government is preferred yes. Although it does depend on how such a mandate is used.
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    Ah yes the 'pasty tax'. I perfectly reasonable...

    Ah yes the 'pasty tax'. I perfectly reasonable standardisation of the VAT rules but made out to be a tax on the poor and given a stupid label. So it's fine to tax fish & chips but not a hot take...
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    Couple of points. Firstly, many Mosques have...

    Couple of points. Firstly, many Mosques have spoken out. Harun Khan, general secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain has condemned this horrific attack. Secondly, there are reports that the...
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    My thoughts are with those killed and injured and...

    My thoughts are with those killed and injured and their families and with the emergency services who once again have shown to be first class. It is such a shocking and pointless act. My emotions...
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    I don't believe it was a deliberate attack on the...

    I don't believe it was a deliberate attack on the NHS. Never suggested it was.

    As you say if it was they would asking for more. Again, as you say outdated software allows such a virus to spread...
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    Kaspersky are seeing reports in 74 countries, yes...

    Kaspersky are seeing reports in 74 countries, yes Spain is one. They may not be all linked to the same source. it's fairly easy to create variants of these infections, just like real infections so it...
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    It does seem to be like Wanna Decryptor. The...

    It does seem to be like Wanna Decryptor. The attack is world wide and not limited to the NHS.

    The NHS does have a significant problem with many PCs still running Windows XP, long since been out...
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    I work in IT and this is a major attack. I feel...

    I work in IT and this is a major attack. I feel for those people at the NHS trying to get the system back up and running. Patients and services are suffering and the IT guys will be under immense...
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    Totally agree. l have a Puma 40, FWD, and highly...

    Totally agree. l have a Puma 40, FWD, and highly recommend them.
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    Totally agree. l have a Puma 40, FWD, and highly...

    Totally agree. l have a Puma 40, FWD, and highly recommend them.
  15. Thread: First outing

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    I know the transition isn't easy. In fact it's...

    I know the transition isn't easy. In fact it's bloody difficult (sorry about the language).

    I've gone from walking, walking badly, using a cane (a very fine cane I must add), using a manual...
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    No worries Nukecad. Not to rerun the whole...

    No worries Nukecad.

    Not to rerun the whole Brexit thing again but leaving the ECJ was mentioned, and is was at least implicit as why would you leave one organise but agree to abide with its...
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    The ECJ is part of the EU. Are you thinking of...

    The ECJ is part of the EU. Are you thinking of the European Court of Human Rights? This isn't part of the EU and, whilst people have talked about leaving it no one has stated it as policy.

    If we...
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    Just an honest question but why don't you believe...

    Just an honest question but why don't you believe May will deliver the UKs exit from the EU. Article 50 has been triggered, the general objectives has been outlined which include a statement that...
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    Have you considered a hoist? I assume the bath...

    Have you considered a hoist? I assume the bath isn't the type with feet so a mobile hoist won't work so it'd be a overhead one.

    However, you may need some assistance with using a hoist
  20. To be far the article doesn't say that disabled...

    To be far the article doesn't say that disabled people should be paid less. Rosa Monckton is suggesting that, for some people including her own daughter, the benefits of being in work out way the...
  21. I got a Puma 40 Pro, with the raiser and a few...

    I got a Puma 40 Pro, with the raiser and a few other options. The seat raiser is excellent, I'm eye level with people at work, can sit at a bar. If you can get it fitted I'd recommend it.
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    When I was going through the process of obtaining a new powerchair I too wanted the electric raiser option. Having hired one beforehand with this feature I knew it would improve my work and social...
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    No I haven't, well not in the UK anyway. Don't...

    No I haven't, well not in the UK anyway. Don't really travel by bus. Plenty of trains and the London Underground though. All with no issues.
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    Yes I know what you mean about being bar height. ...

    Yes I know what you mean about being bar height. I hired a Puma 40 first and took it to the US. In some restaurants I asked for a neither table and their look was confused until I raised the seat....
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    Glad you got sorted Sky. I find the seat...

    Glad you got sorted Sky.

    I find the seat lift invaluable. Speaking to people at eye level has been socially and professionally uplifting.
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