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  • noun Plural form of stairlift.


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  • There are several models of stairlifts, depending on the stairs.

    Strange Stairs 2009

  • The Intergenerational Foundation, established to promote fairness between generations, suggested that the elderly be taxed, or in some other way maybe just supertax their stairlifts? forced out of large properties.

    Instead of harrying migrants and the elderly, why not just build homes? 2011

  • There are stairlifts for inside as well as outside curves, or stairlifts for straight stairs.

    Strange Stairs 2009

  • Kingston jail in Portsmouth has become the first in the country to have a special wing for the older criminal, with stairlifts and other aids.

    Royals ride to the rescue Derek Brown 2010

  • Kingston prison in Portsmouth has become the first in the country to provide a special "elderly wing" with stairlifts and other adaptations.

    Pensioner crimewave marks rise of the 'Saga lout' Tracy McVeigh 2010

  • Also, if you don't want to spend lot of money, you can also ask for a reconditioned stairlifts: these products are perfectly functioning and totally refurbished and tested by experts.

    Archive 2008-05-01 2008

  • After all, spending the best part of half a decade playing Satisfaction every night must get a bit tiring, and it isn't as if any of them need the extra money – after all, there are only so many Stanner stairlifts you can buy for your house.

    Quickly! Rolling Stones And Take That Tickets Available Now! 2006

  • Print Fourteen stairlifts replace lift at Paisley tower block The lift at the tower block in Paisley broke down a fortnight ago Residents of a 15-storey tower block in Paisley have raised concerns over council plans to replace a broken lift with 14 stairlifts.

    BBC News - Home 2011

  • The stairlifts are being installed at Rowan Court to ferry residents on odd floors to the even floors where the lift is working.

    BBC News - Home 2011

  • In the meantime Renfrewshire Council has decided to fit 14 stairlifts, at a cost of £15,000.

    BBC News - Home 2011


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