• Friends film show about disability on the Rock

    Friends film show about disability on the Rock0

    Intro Freddie Stabb and Natalie Amber are two best friends who both have a disability and filmed a short show in Gibraltar. The show that the duo are pitching to production companies aims to change perceptions of disability. The pair told the Chronicle about their aspirations for the show as well as what they found

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  • Disability society reacts to taxi incident

    Disability society reacts to taxi incident0

    The Gibraltar Disability Society has expressed disappointment that there are only two adapted taxis in Gibraltar and these are only designed to take manual wheelchairs. In a statement the Society said: “Unfortunately there is only one wheelchair space on each of our local buses it is therefore important that the lack of wheelchair friendly taxis

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  • Taxi association responds to wheelchair incident

    Taxi association responds to wheelchair incident0

    The Gibraltar Taxi Association said yesterday it had suspended two drivers and apologised to a family following an incident last Sunday, which saw a wheelchair user left waiting for transport for over 90 minutes. The treasurer of the Association, Christian Agius, said the driver involved in the incident, which was posted on social media, is

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  • Frontline staff training on disability awareness for all staff at the Housing Department

    Frontline staff training on disability awareness for all staff at the Housing Department0

    The Ministry of Equality delivered disability awareness training to all Housing Department staff last week. This training was a continuation of the training already delivered by the Ministry of Equality to Government Departments, Agencies and Authorities. A number of departments have already benefitted from this training including the Gibraltar Tourist Board, Cultural Services, the Ministry

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  • Document R regulations commence

    Document R regulations commence0

    All new building works, future building applications and any modifications that require building or planning approval will have to be fully assessable, as Document R of the Building Rules came into effect yesterday. Document R addresses all aspects of building and is aimed at improving accessibility to buildings and structures. It has been adhered to

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  • Inclusive bench design puts space in between

    Inclusive bench design puts space in between0

    A team from Gamma Concepts led by Ruth Massias Greenberg has made it to the final of an international competition called Street Seats with innovative idea for a bench designed around the needs of wheelchair users. Billed as “a physical manifestation of inclusivity”, the team’s B_tween Bench incorporates a space for wheelchair users to sit

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