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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
Actor and campaigner has become the first person with Down's syndrome to receive an honorary degree from a UK university.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 10
‘Disabled people are entitled to be treated equally and our transport system is failing us.’ Read Jaz's blog and join us in demanding more accessible transport.
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'I was completely stuck.' Nick Bishop is calling for change after he was trapped in an accessible lift for over an hour at major restaurant chain.
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Strictly Cymru — our accessible dance competition in Wales is back!
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‘Since being in my wheelchair, the spontaneity of going out has disappeared. It now takes meticulous planning and fantastic friends and family!’ We caught up with Grace about how difficult she finds accessing pubs and bars.
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‘I don't know if I'm at the stage where I want to constantly show it with fitted clothes but I feel like much more of a real person online.‘ — instagram influencer Arooj Aftab on feeling confident.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
Replying to @FrankDiedrichD1
Wow that's amazing! Thank you so much for deciding to support us 😊 If you email Press.office@leonardcheshire.org someone from our Press team will be able to get back to you.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
Women and Equalities Minister, , has launched an interim fund worth £250,000 to help cover disability-related expenses so people can stand in elections.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
Half of those who challenged a decision to have their disability benefits cut are having them reinstated.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
Don’t miss out on your last chance to get tickets for Carols in the City, our London concert. With limited tickets left, act fast to avoid missing out on some festive fun.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
More than 8 in 10 disabled people face difficulties accessing pubs and bars, according to our latest research.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 14
Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors? Disabled filmmaker discusses.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
Olympic cyclist has made the first national list of disability leaders.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
An Italian MP, who has multiple sclerosis, has said he resigned from the Five Star Movement because he felt the populist party had betrayed the hopes of disabled people.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
Manchester City Council is to invest an extra £2.67m of funding for adult services to help address the pressures on the NHS and social care services this winter.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
‘“Someone cares”: the secret volunteers filling in for the welfare state.’ — .
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
People with multiple sclerosis are ‘being failed by the disability benefits system’, warns.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
The blind Indian cyclist conquering the Himalayas.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
The Home Office is trying to force two British-born children with lifelong and complex physical and mental disabilities out of Britain in a move which experts say breaches UK and UN law.
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Leonard Cheshire Dec 13
Actor and campaigner has become the first person with Down's syndrome to receive an honorary degree from a UK university.
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