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ARCHIVE: European Commission rewards British city Chester for enhancing accessibility for all

European Commission rewards British city Chester for enhancing accessibility in its city life29/11/2016Access City Award 2017 – ChesterThe European Commission today announced the British city of Chester as the winner of the Access City Award. Chester was chosen out of 43 cities from 21 EU countries, because of its inclusive measures for people with a disability in different sectors, in particular the tourism sector.The award was granted in the framework of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December and took place simultaneously with the yearly Conference European Day of Persons with Disabilities on 29 November. Rotterdam (NL), Jūrmala (LV), Lugo (ES), Skellefteå (SE), Alessandria (IT) and Funchal (PT) were also awarded for improving accessibility for the elderly and disabled citizens.

Source: European Commission rewards British city Chester for enhancing accessibility in its city life – Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion – European Commission

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