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So What Was Chris Doing at Coronation Street?

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This post has been written by Chris Cammis, Disabled Living’s Disability Awareness Trainer. He talks about why he had a lovely day out at MediaCityUK. I had been invited by Simon Lord of Continuum Entertainment to deliver Disability Awareness Training to a group of their Tour Guides. Simon is the General Manager of their Manchester […]

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Cerebra Innovation Centre Wins Prestigious St David Award

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This post has been written by Cerebra. The Cerebra Innovation Centre (CIC), a partnership between Carmarthen based charity Cerebra and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), has won a prestigious award for Innovation, Science and Technology Award at the annual St David Awards ceremony organised by Welsh Government. CIC is a team of […]

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Providing Freedom and Independence this Summer

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This post has been written by Katie O’Thy, Digital Marketing Assistant at Pro Rider Mobility, who are listed in our Supplier Directory. If you or a family member have a disability which means having to use a mobility scooter then you will know how difficult it can be to get out and about during the cold, […]

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The Trekinetic Wheelchair by Beyond the Boundary Wheelchairs

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This post has been written by Michelle Katz from Beyond the Boundary Wheelchairs who are listed in our Supplier Directory. Viv and I are partners in Beyond The Boundary Wheelchairs. We are also sisters and counsellors, and we both chose our profession so we could ‘make a difference’ and help people live their lives in […]

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Never Wrestle a Pig!

mucky pig in a farm

This post has been written by Deborah Bell, Enablement Team Manager at Disabled Living. George Bernard Shaw: “I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” This quote makes me chuckle but it’s so true. I used to feel like I was wrestling with a […]

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The Community Grocer Food Project

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This post has been written by Sally Devine at Healthy Me Healthy Communities. Healthy Me Healthy Communities is a Manchester social enterprise for strengthening communities, improving health, well-being and quality of life outcomes by working with people most affected by poverty and social exclusion. Our food project, the Community Grocer, is a key part of Healthy Me […]

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Kintsugi Clothing Launch Fashionable Women’s Inclusive Wear

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This post has been written by Emma McClelland from Kintsugi Clothing. Our Marketing Coordinator & Content Writer, Natasha provided Emma with a few questions to answer about the company she works at. Where does the meaning of Kintsugi Clothing come from? Kintsugi is the Japanese art and philosophy of mending broken pottery with gold lacquer. […]

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Summer’s Story of Life with Spina Bifida

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January’s Story of the Month has been written by Shaun Finlay from Hastings. He tells us the story of his daughter’s life with spina bifida. Summer was born with a hole in her spine. Her nerves were all exposed causing her to be paralysed from her chest down. This has resulted in her now being […]

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