Life Events: Disability

Useful Links from Wrexham County Borough Council

Accessibility for this website

This page contains information on facilities available from the site including methods of navigation and links to sites giving accessibility advice and information on browsing the site with screen reader equipment, plus details about accesskeys and advice on browser accessibility options.

Apply for a Disabled Persons Railcard

The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to buy rail tickets at reduced rates for a 12 month period. If another adult is travelling with you, they can also travel at the same discounted fare. Children aged from five and under 16 may also be eligible for a Disabled Persons Railcard.

Arts in Wrexham

This section provides information and online facilities about Wrexham Arts Centre.

Arts Clubs & Associations

A list of Wrexham Arts Agency Clubs and Associations within Wrexham and the surrounding areas.

A-Z of Benefits

The information provided is a brief description of most common benefits. The list is NOT an authorative statement of law and is intended as a rough guide only. Note that the Social Security System is complex and liable to alteration / change on a regular basis.

Bus Timetables

Information about the Bus service within Wrexham County Borough.

Car Parking in Wrexham Town Centre
(Town Centre Parking - Text only Version)

Information about Car Parking in Wrexham Town Centre.

Car Parking in Wrexham County Borough
(County Borough Parking - Text only Version)

Information about Car Parking in Wrexham County Borough.

Community Transport

For information on Community Transport schemes and initiatives in Wrexham.

Concessionary Travel Scheme

Information about the Concessionary Travel Scheme in Wrexham.

Disabled Facilities Grants

Specifically for works to provide facilities and to carry out adaptations to dwellings, or to the common parts of buildings containing flats, for the benefit of disabled people.

Disabled Parking - Blue Badge Parking Scheme

The Blue Badge Scheme (previously the Orange Badge Scheme) is a national arrangement of parking concessions for people with walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers, and people who are registered blind. It allows you to park closer to your destination. Apply online for a Blue Badge.

Job Opportunities with the Council

This page contains links to information on how to apply plus job related support information and information about what it's like working for the Council.

Libraries - Access for All

We provide resources and facilities in a variety of different formats to cater for a wide range of needs.

Public Toilets

This page provides information about public toilet facilities which are administered by Wrexham County Borough Council Community Services.

Refuse Collection Issues

This page provides information about the refuse collection services provided by Wrexham County Borough Council Community Services.

Shopmobility

The Shopmobility service operates a fleet of manual and electrically powered wheelchairs and scooters for use by anyone with mobility problems. Once a member, you just book the machine for when you need it.

Sports & Leisure Facilities

This section provides information, advice and online facilities for a wide range of sports in and around Wrexham.

Social Services Leaflet Index

An index of leaflets that are available from Wrexham County Borough Council Social Services Department.

External links

Parkat - Disabled and Reduced Mobility Airport Guide

Travelling with a disability or even a mobility problem can be a daunting experience if the proper assistance and help is not available at the Airport. Parkat have created a small guide with information and tips to hopefully make your trip flow more smoothly and without problems.

Royal Association for Disability Rights (Radar) - The Disability Rights People

Radar is the UK's largest disability rights campaigning network, with a membership of 800 organisations and individual campaigners. We are a pan-disability organisation led by people with lived experience of disability or health conditions.

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