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As much as I enjoy writing, I hate writing speeches. And that’s what this is, not a news piece or a report or a question explored; it’s a speech. A

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Button by Neatebox

In the true spirit of innovation one man is paving the way in field of accessible road crossings. Gavin Neate, founder of Neatebox, is developing smartphone apps to support independent

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UNESCO’s Inclusive Policy Lab

The world is in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals. At the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals is the pledge that “no-one will be left behind” with governments

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Where Can Unpaid Carers Find Support?

An unpaid carer is someone who provides essential care and support to a family member, friend or neighbour. It is estimated that there are 6.5 million unpaid carers in this

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How to Make Transport Accessible? We need your help!

The government has launched a Draft Transport Accessibility Action Plan, and wants to know what you think. The Draft Transport Accessibility Action Plan can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/draft-transport-accessibility-action-plan Responses need

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Supporters Show Care Act Appeal Matters

Last February, the High Court found that Oxfordshire County Council was not in breach of the Care Act 2014 when it cut his care package by almost a half, despite

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Too Few Hotels in the UK Have Hoists

I think I caught the travel bug quite a while ago. But when I was travelling with my family including my dad who would just throw wherever was needed it

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Don’t be Bitten by Loan Sharks!

Question: I am a disabled lady who lives alone. I don’t receive much Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and sometimes struggle to get by. My son told me about a man

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Be a High Street Hero This September

In a fresh bid to raise awareness and tackle alarmingly high rates of assistance dog refusals, the charity Guide Dogs is launching its ‘High Street Heroes Week’ this September. The

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Free the Emergency Cords!

If you’ve ever used an accessible toilet and caught sight of an unruly emergency cord, one that’s been mistreated, tangled up or cut short, you might be in need of