Tag: Disability
2 days ago
leinsterleader.ie

‘A forced retreat’: Kildare Cllr comments on government’s decision to discontinue Green Paper on ...

The local representative is based in Newbridge and is aligned with the Social Democrats party

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about 2 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

Kildare organisations encouraged to apply for new €3.5 million Disability and Participation Aware...

The call was made by a Kildare-based Senator

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3 months ago
inews.co.uk

Civil servants ordered back to office as No 10 cracks down on working from home

Ministers are also pledging to push back against diversity and inclusion drives by setting out clearer rules on impar...

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3 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

DWP announces major change to scheme to help disabled people work

The Access to Work grants are for support including special equipment, travel costs or a sign language interpreter

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3 months ago
inews.co.uk

Social tariff plans to help vulnerable with energy bills shelved by Government

The promise to consider a lower energy tariff for certain consumers was first made in 2022 and reiterated by Rishi Su...

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4 months ago
walesonline.co.uk

The genuine difficulty of walking around a city like Cardiff when you're blind

We took a walk around Cardiff city centre with Dan Thomas who is blind and found a whole host of hazards

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4 months ago
inews.co.uk

Anger as Sunak scraps dedicated minister for disabled people

Vicky Foxtrot, Labour’s shadow disabilities minister, called the decision 'two fingers up to disabled people'

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4 months ago
gazettelive.co.uk

Inspectors find Middlesbrough care home breached health and safety regulations

Ransdale House was visited by the Care Quality Commission and inspectors ruled that it is not always safe or effective

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4 months ago
walesonline.co.uk

'A rugby injury ended my professional career and changed my life overnight'

But Harrison Walsh's life kept changing and now he has some new ambitions and dreams which's he's already turning int...

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6 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Drivers face £100 fine if they ignore parking rules but here's what to do to avoid it

Around five percent admitted to parking in disabled spaces when they shouldn't and seven percent admitted doing the s...

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7 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Mum left disabled after freak accident at home stunned by strangers' actions

Claire Löwen was busy running typical mum errands when she slipped and fell all the way to the bottom of the stairs a...

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8 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

Autistic adults have taken part in a project to show what it is like to be autistic

Autistic adults across South Tyneside and Sunderland have taken part in a project that aims to give none autistic peo...

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9 months ago
inews.co.uk

Minister commits to disability reforms by 2024 – but no benefits changes before next election

Disability minister Tom Pursglove tells i the Government's long-term disability strategy - which had stalled in the c...

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9 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Disabled man slapped with £277 fine for 'two minute' stop on double yellow lines

Blue badge-holder Delrich Mazarello says he pulled over to set up his GPS so he could get home safely, he admits to s...

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

Barbie with Down syndrome: new 2023 doll release date, Smyths pre order details, who is model Ell...

The Barbie Fashionistas line is designed to promote inclusivity and the uniqueness of individuals

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Labour pledges to scrap disability allowance changes but shadow minister holds back details

Shadow Disabilities Minister Vicky Foxcroft warned a “lack of trust” between disabled people and Government means cha...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

'Childlike' disabled woman who waved cyclist in front of car shouldn't be in jail - family

Auriol Grey, 49, was jailed for three years after telling 77-year-old cyclist Celia Ward to "get off the f****** pave...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Woman claims 'Premier Inn would’ve left me to die in fire because I’m a wheelchair user'

Dr Hannah Barham-Brown had been in London to attend a Motability event at the House of Lords when she was stuck on th...

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Wheelchair waiting times England: disabled people ‘denied fundamental right’ as thousands wait mo...

Almost 8,000 disabled adults and children in England, including those with high and specialist needs, were waiting mo...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Cyclist pavement killer risks losing home as neighbours break silence

Auriol Grey, 49, was estranged from her family and is said to only have one friend having struggled through life with...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Disabled woman's anger after being slapped with £35 parking fine despite blue badge

Maria Trivigno, 56, was forced to park in a spot marked 'no loading' after finding all the disabled spaces at Victori...

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Loose Women’s Sophie Morgan demands aviation changes for disabled after wheelchair destroyed on f...

Sophie Morgan launched the RightsOnFlights campaign after her wheelchair was returned from the plane hold broken

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Woman left needing wheelchair 'after developing vertigo from using phone too much'

Fenella Fox, 29, was left bedridden for months and needed a wheelchair which she believes is due to developing cyber ...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Family of British volunteer missing in Ukraine say they're 'very proud' but 'concerned'

British volunteers Chris Parry, 28, and Andrew Bagshaw, 48, went missing while travelling in eastern Donetsk where he...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Sky Sports apologise after 'disgraceful' Gerwyn Price gesture during Jose de Sousa win

WARNING: OFFENSIVE IMAGERY - Former world champion Gerwyn Price could be in hot water after some viewers construed a ...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Woman left paralysed after being hit by stray bullet while outside pub on first date

Natalie Bignell was left a quadriplegic after being hit by a stray bullet during a gang shooting outside a pub in Hac...

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over 1 year ago
thestar.com

Opinion | When terrible policy is at the ‘crutch’ of the issue

A Brampton student is denied transportation home because of his crutches causing the school board’s directives to be ...

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over 1 year ago
northamptonchron.co.uk

Paralympian Ellie Robinson to celebrate achievements of disabled people across West Northants

This year’s event is themed around 'not all disabilities are visible'

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over 1 year ago
liverpoolworld.uk

Blind woman ‘kicked out’ of hotel after staff accuse her of having ‘fake’ guide dog

The woman from Port Talbot, Wales was accused of lying about her disability by staff at a Premier Inn in Enfield, Lon...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Winter blackouts would be devastating for disabled people, carers warn

With the National Grid warning of winter blackouts amid the energy crisis, we spoke to carers who are worried about w...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Baby boy has rare condition which means his mum has to hold him the entire day

Charlene Stewart's baby Blake is paralysed from the waist down due to a rare neurological condition, meaning she has ...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Jeremy Hunt’s bizarre row with Stephen Hawking and very expensive toilet

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered an emergency statement on the mini-budget in an effort to reassure financial markets...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Disabled woman's fury after builders rip up bungalow flooring and refuse to replace it

Caroline James, 57, who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was told by an inspector her floor needed replacin...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Disabled Brit drags herself to plane toilet after cabin crew 'told her to wear a nappy'

Jenny Berrie was on a AlbaStar plane flight from Newcastle to Palma, Spain, when she was allegedly left to drag herse...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Six million people to get £150 cost of living disability payment from today

The cost of living payment will be made automatically as part of the government’s support package

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Assistance dog user 'traumatised' by 'shambolic' disability queue to see Queen's coffin

Sharon Lawrence, who suffers from arthritis, fibromyalgia and cognitive dysfunction, travelled from Surrey, to see th...

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over 1 year ago
thestar.com

Ontario Ministry of Health reverses course on guardianship requirement for disabled woman

The policy change comes after the Star reported on the ultimatum given to a Kingston woman: lose her funding or her i...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Disabled people can join a special access queue to see the Queen lying in state

The shorter access route from Tate Britain to Westminster Hall is available to those with a disability or long-term c...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Mum-of-3's fury as 'only child in world' with rare syndrome has school bus seat removed

Cadan Geraghty, seven, from Oranmore, Galway, Ireland, is the only recorded child in the world with Jacobsen Syndrome...

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