1. Mole Valley Access Group project

    Councillor Mary Cooper, who is a member of the Mole Valley Access Group, has been involved with a project to improve access to Mole Valley businesses for disabled people. These include not only wheelchair users but also the visually and aurally impaired, and older people whose mobility is becoming affected. This accounts probably for one in every 6 of us. Businesses can apply for an award by completing a questionnaire describing their access arrangements, which will be checked by members of the group. Our own Leatherhead Theatre was one of the first recipients for improvements they have made for disabled access to the front row of the stalls.