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We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Chief executive:
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Evenbreak 20h
Only ten more days to go until the deadline closes. Get your applications in - you never know who Sir Stelios will pick!
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We caught up with Katrina, one of our coordinators, to hear all about the fab new gardening project happening in Newport — thanks to ! 🌱🌼🌻
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Amar Latif 18h
Only ten more days to go until the deadline closes for the Stelios Awards! Get your applications in you never know who Sir Stelios will pick.
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Neil Heslop 19h
Fantastic day in Migori Kenya spent with 50 primary pupils with disabilities their parents and teachers in school for the first time thanks to a Leonard Cheshire and DFID programme
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Dominic Lund-Conlon 20h
Only ten more days to go until the deadline closes. Get your applications in you never know who Sir Stelios will pick.
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‘Dwarf wrestling mocks my son’s disability — are we back in the Victorian era?’
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‘Looking back, I was suffering anxiety and depression but when I was working and on the job, my worries went to the back of my mind.’ — Craig Hill won a £50,000 investment on .
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'‘This is a trip I shall treasure’. For last month's , Ranjana shares her recent garden visiting experience with our fantastic beneficiary, . 🌿
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Bolton defender Stephen Darby has announced his retirement from football, aged 29, after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
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'I'm a living manifestation of possibility' — Eddie Ndopu defied expectations as the first African with a disability to graduate from Oxford. Now he wants to be the first wheelchair user in space.
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Tom Hoseason Sep 14
A few short years ago, doing something like this seemed like an impossibility. My health simply wasn't good enough to cope with a regular working schedule. Now, despite still not being 100%, I have achieved more than I ever thought possible.
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Leonard Cheshire 23h
Replying to @Alcamin
That's so lovely to hear, Tom! We're so pleased we've had such a great experience.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
A national centre has opened to help improve access to the countryside for wheelchair users, horse riders, cyclists and walkers.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
We totally agree Helen, our transport campaign has also found public attitudes can be a massive barrier to disabled people using public transport. Thread 👇
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
Rome's airports have launched a special service for disabled passengers allowing them the opportunity to book door-to-flight assistance.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
From accessibility problems to abuse, these are the harsh realities disabled women face when travelling on trains.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
A disabled woman fears she will burn to death in her first floor flat as she is unable to use the stairs due to her condition.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
Our campaign is calling for better transport for disabled people because stories like ’s are all too common.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
‘I felt really happy and I really loved the runway. I wanted to show the world that there are no barriers.’ — Meet Mariana Avila, who has Down's syndrome and is breaking barriers at New York Fashion Week.
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Leonard Cheshire Sep 18
A boy with autism who was banned from his school photo and other events because of anger issues is now a model for River Island, H&M and Land Rover.
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