Celebrations to mark day for people with disabilities

PLANS are underway in Omagh to mark the International Day for Persons With Disabilities on Tuesday, December 3.

A partnership involving Omagh Chamber of Commerce, local businesses, Shopmobility, South West College, Strule Arts Centre and local accessible taxi firms are working together to provide a pleasant, relaxing and enjoyable day for people with a disability.

The celebrations will start at 11am and finish at around 5pm. Participants must register in advance and will then receive a token as well as a list of businesses that are taking part on the day.


A host of activities are taking place around the town, including free movies at the Strule Arts Centre.

Shopmobility Omagh are offering free use of their mobility equipment for the day to ensure those with a disability can avail of all that is on offer.
If you need further assistance a volunteer can be assigned to you for the day.

Pre-booking will be essential for many of these activities.

The day will finish off at Omagh Community House with refreshments and a little festive music before being left home by local accessible taxi firms, also offering discounted prices.

If you would like to join in the celebrations you must register in advance.

For all queries and to register please contact Pauline by Thursday, November 28 by emailing or calling (028) 82240991 or 07517 953536.

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