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New mobility scooter venture makes Lake District accessible to all

The charity Lake District Mobility has recently launched its first all-terrain mobility scooter, known as a Tramper, at Whinlatter Forest. The mobility scooters are available for hire for people with limited mobility to participate in the same outdoor activities as their family, friends and the wider community. Julia Walker, founder of the charity, said: “I’m […]

Morecambe & Glenys host charity mobility scooter rally

A mobility scooter rally organised by a pensioner from Morecambe raised money for a cancer charity. Pensioner Glenys Hodgson, 81, of Rydal Court in Morecambe, who also took part in the mobility scooter rally, organised it in aid of Leukaemia Research as she lost her daughter to leukaemia at the age of 33. Glenys initiated […]

Jeremy Kyle escapes his TV show on getaway mobility scooter!!

Jeremy Kyle fans were entertained after the TV presenter stole a studio guest’s mobility scooter during a debate and took it for a spin around the TV studio. Seemingly exasperated at an argument breaking out over a “sleazy” 70-year-old who was “trying to seduce” another man’s wife, Jeremy Kyle started fiddling with the mobility scooter […]

Pensioner couple ride down aisle on ‘Just Married’ mobility scooters

Georgina, 94, and her ‘toyboy’ Ray, 86, married in front of their tearful family and friends after falling in love at a care home in Surrey. With tears in her eyes, Georgina exchanged wedding vows with her terminally-ill ‘toyboy’, Ray, promising to love him ’till death us do part’. Later, the newlyweds joyfully rode down […]

Pensioner gets speeding ticket travelling at 42mph on his mobility scooter

Police in North Wales were clearly hallucinating when they issued pensioner James Roberts with a speeding ticket for doing 42mph in a 30mph zone!! The speeding fine listed the mobility scooter’s details and registration correctly. There were, however, two major flaws: 1. That the vehicle has a top speed of just 8mph 2. The 74-year-old was at […]

Thief on mobility scooter breaks into charity shop and steals … a mobility scooter!!

A thief rode into town in Barnsley on a mobility scooter and ramraided a mobility shop in the early hours and then rode off on one of the mobility scooters. Instead of taking a new one the thief rode off on a second hand mobility scooter. Minutes later he was captured on CCTV as he came back for his […]

Police search for gang who fled crime on a get away mobility scooter

In the era of TV series “The Sweeney” in the 1970s, bank robbers escaped in Jaguar Mark II get away cars but in 2016 police are searching for a gang who used a mobility scooter as a getaway vehicle. The Metropolitan police have released CCTV footage of a bald man driving away on a  mobility scooter […]

Mobility scooter morphs into a Vespa scooter

More than 200 classic scooter enthusiasts joined a huge gathering in a Lincolnshire market town. The rally organised by the Sleaford All-Knighters Scooter Club saw hundreds of scooter enthusiasts congregate outside the Jolly Scotchman pub in Holdingham to view the classic scooters up close and personal. There was also a procession through Sleaford town centre and a ride out […]

Mobility scooters to do conga: what next musical wheelchairs?!

Mobility scooters are to lead a “conga” around Plymouth city centre for a fundraising event next month. The walking-pace “scoot” has been organised by community transport charity Access Plymouth to raise awareness of it’s services. Access Plymouth’s fundraising officer Erica Travies explained: “We hope it will be a bit of a conga through the city. […]

Police arrest & “take away” mobility scooter driver at McDonalds

A pensioner who refused to leave a McDonald’s drive-thru when he pulled up at the counter on his mobility scooter has been charged under a Victorian drink-driving law. Lincolnshire police were called to the McDonalds branch by staff at the Grand Parade restaurant in Skegness. The Lincolnshire Echo reported that the mobility scooter driver had tried to place an order […]