Win Tickets to The Festive Gift Fair

Join in the fun as the fabulous Festive Gift Fair, the most wonderful shopping Fair of the Year, returns to the NEC for four days from 20 – 23 November 2014.

From the moment you walk into the Fair, you will be caught up in the excitement of the day, exploring over 325 stalls full of clever new gift ideas and decorations that don’t cost the Earth.  The variety is huge, with something for all the family – from babies to teenagers, from parents to grandparents.

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Carbon Black: Taking The Market By Storm

Carbon Black, the Ferrari of wheelchairs, has just hit the UK market and now the company has its sights on international markets.

Offering features never before seen in wheelchairs, Carbon Black is designed to outperform other lightweight wheelchairs in every way, with aesthetics to turn heads. The concept of using carbon fibre – the same material used to create Formula 1 cars and fighter jets – has resulted in a stunning design that is robust and ideally suited to the most active user. Continue reading


Phaeno Science Centre

This year sees 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down. To mark the occasion, Able Magazine was invited by the German National Tourist Board to visit Berlin. Their ‘Barrier Free’ program is showing how places can become truly inclusive and disability friendly. In so doing they’re enabling more disabled travellers to visit this great Capital.

Here’s another postcard from our visit:

We sometimes forget that we live on an extraordinary sphere. The Phaeno science centre reminds us that the Earth is full of phenomena that we can experience every day.

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