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PLS appoints new technical coach lift sales manager

PLS (Passenger Lift Services), a Mobility Networks company and leading specialist in vehicle wheelchair access lifts, has appointed David Cunliffe as its new Technical Lift Sales Manager to support the UK coach and bus sector. David, 51 from Bolton, brings a wealth of relevant experience to PLS and will be delivering a nationwide service focused on the needs of fleet operators. David’s most recent position before joining PLS involved direct sales for MAN Truck and Bus Ltd, focusing on bus and coach sales. He has over 35 years experience in the sector and has extensive sales and engineering contacts...

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Dolphin Lifts Western comes to the rescue at Stroud Congregational Church

Stroud Congregational Church is a church with a difference as it is situated on the first floor above a function room, making it less accessible than most churches in the country. For the past 30 years parishioners who were unable to climb the spiral stone staircase made use of a standard lift, until recently when it finally started to show its age and become very unreliable.  Church volunteer Kay Weaver explained: “The lift had served us very well, but as it became more temperamental we took the decision to stop using it, on grounds of health and safety.  We...

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TGA Showcase at Trade Days delivers direct business from key TGA retailers

Through the presentation of a varied showcase, TGA Mobility has achieved a significant level of networking and trade enquiries from selective TGA retailers at the first Trade Days exhibition (NEC, Hall 18, 5-6th October, Stand E10). The TGA team presented several features to retailers at Trade Days that included a new product launch, a discount-related table football competition and two informative seminars. The complete portfolio of TGA scooters were also available to test and trial along with the new 32st capacity wheelchair Powerpack and the TGA puncture sealant. The TGA team welcomed key TGA retailers onto stand E10 to...

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Midshires receives retailer of the year award from Invacare

Invacare is delighted to announce Midshires Specialist Rehab as the winner of their Küschall Retailer of the Year award for 2014.  Based in Rugeley, Staffordshire, the family run business received the award at Invacare’s Winning Formula Experience day last week, held at the Williams F1 Conference Centre. The award was given to Midshires not only for its outstanding contribution to sales in that category, but also the retailer’s ability to fully engage with the Küschall brand in its marketing and promotions. A delighted Paul Cushen, Managing Director, Midshires was presented with the award by World Champion wheelchair racer, Hannah Cockroft,...

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New TGA Wheelchair Powerpack Plus proves popular at REHACARE 2014

In partnership with its Dutch distributor Preston Ability, TGA successfully debuted its new 32st capacity Wheelchair Powerpack Plus at RehaCare International (Hall 05, Stand D34, 24-27th September, Düsseldorf). The TGA Powerpack is first choice for leading healthcare providers, carers, distributors and disabled individuals worldwide looking for powered assistance to drive manual, attendant-controlled wheelchairs. Each reliable model has a lightweight yet robust design, ergonomic controls and compatibility with the majority of wheelchair types through an infinite range of UK manufactured fittings. This market-leading product has been totally designed and built in the UK for over 25 years and through decades...

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