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Salon wins prize.



A hair salon A hair salon (also called 'Hairdresser' and 'Hair Parlour')is a place where one goes to get their hair cut, as well as styled, highlighted or coloured.

There are many different types of hair salons that one can choose to go to.
 has won a prize for being accessible to disabled customers.

Janet Maitland of Janet Maitland Hair Excellence, in Durham City Durham City could be:
  • The city of Durham, County Durham
  • The City of Durham local government district
  • The Northern League football team Durham City A.F.C.
, picked up the top prize in the Health, Hair & Beauty category of the Access All Areas Awards, organised by the Department for Work & Pensions.

Janet worked with Sandra Snowdon, head of education, and Peter McDermott, consultant on equal opportunities, to redesign her Gilesgate premises, ensuring ease of access for all customers. Work undertaken included the installation of ramps, wider doorways, a disabled toilet and a portable washbasin for clients who cannot use standard backwash chairs.
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Title Annotation:Business
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Apr 2, 2005
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