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Purple Tuesday

At Westquay we will participate in Purple Tuesday 2019, taking place on 12 November.

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At Westquay we will participate in Purple Tuesday 2019, taking place on 12 November. Purple Tuesday is an international call to action focused on improving the customer experience for disabled people. It’s a milestone awareness moment for an issue that is relevant 365 days a year. Please join us on this journey! We have some exciting activities planned here at Westquay for Purple Tuesday:

Enjoy FREE Shopmobility - no hire fees for the day* Oasis Down To Earth Farm, who offer activities and work experience to adults with learning disabilities will be here hosting a craft sale and information stand. Rose Road charity work with adults and children with complex disabilities and health needs, they will be here with a cake sale and information stand.

Guide Dogs will be in FatFace - feel free to pop in and meet these admirable dogs.

Pick up your FREE purple Tuesday goody bag, from the Customer Service Desk, with your Westquay PLUS app* whilst stocks last.

*ts and cs apply

What is Purple Tuesday?

Purple Tuesday 2019 is an international call to action focused on changing the customer experience for disabled people. It calls on organisations from all sectors and sizes, to take decisive practical actions to meet the needs of disabled customers. Purple Tuesday is part of Purple’s vision for organisations to see disability as an opportunity – both in terms of existing and potential employees and customers – and to be part of addressing the inequality that exists for disabled people through increasing the accessibility of everything they do.

Check Purple’s infographic here for more information.

How can you help?

-      Follow these practical hints in Purple’s customer service guide 

-      Check the British Sign Language Guide for basic greeting in British sign language

The Purple Tuesday activities can be found on level 2, Westquay North You can find Shopmobility, in the Podium Car Park foyer

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