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Silence has fallen at the BBC – Doctor Who Celebration Access Issues Update

Myself and my friend, dressed as daleks, meeting Steven Moffat   Hello again, Samantha here to update you on the BBC’s responses to the disability access issues we raised regarding access to the BBC’s flagship Doctor Who Celebration convention, to make the 50th anniversary of my favourite show. I can only hope you aren’t as tired of this whole saga as I am. If you can face more, be warned, it’s a long un. Grab a cuppa... 
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Motorpoint Arena Cardiff – where attitude is everything

UPDATE: R has emailed us (7.30pm) to tell us he has been given a disabled/carer’s pass and hope he now enjoys return visits to Motorpoint Arena! A record we only blogged about this 3 hours ago… We were contacted by a disabled music fan (who we will call R) based in Cardiff who asked if we could help sort out why he had not heard back from CIA/Motorpoint Arena regarding his appeal to be re-accepted for a Disabled / Carer’s pass.... 
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Doctor Who De Ja Vu update

Following on from Samantha’s post yesterday Doctor Who De Ja Vu there was an avalache of tweets showing that many other disabled people were facing similar problems in their attempts to secure tickets for the sold out Doctor Who oficial 50th Celebration. The BBC have promptly agreed to investigate and address issues raised by Samatha as well as those we have passed on from twitter and emails we received. The event is being run by Single Market... 
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Apple are they really sweet?

Guest blog from writer and poet Peter Street: As a writer the iPad for me is an important tool – it is light and it work – I have to take every with me including outside to take photographs. As a national and international poet/writer with six collections of poetry short stories under my belt it is the tool for my work. Last wednesday (15 May 2013) is where the Apple turned sour. My iPad rubber cover had split at the joins. It means that... 
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Campaign for 2D cinema screenings- Where’s my 2D?

Samantha guest blogging once again (I might as well take up permanent residence, I know!) With thanks to Sarah Fones and Steven Ellis, who took all the hard work out of this post, and have tackled an issue that’s been bugging me for ages. I’m blogging today to make Pesky People’s readers aware of a campaign that I think it very relevant. Disabled people¬†might be¬†used to finding their entertainment options somewhat limited, when... 
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