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‘The Single Soldier’ – Debut Novel from Theatre, TV and Screen Actor George Costigan

On 30 March 2017, theatre, television and screen actor, George Costigan releases his debut novel ‘The Single Soldier’. Described as “A magnificent, big beast of a book.” by playwright, musician and novelist Willy Russell, this story is set in France...

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EXTRAORDINARY PROJECT CHALLENGED PERCEPTIONS OF DISABILITY AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS DIFFERENCE

Awards winning comedian, Francesca Martinez, reflects on her involvement in a University of Leicester project that examined ‘the implications of a society that values some lives more than others’ An extraordinary project led by the...

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‘I was introduced to a world I’d never thought about before’

When his son was born with severe disabilities Hardeep Rai reevaluated his life. Now he offers disabled entrepreneurs startup mentoring and finance ‘I have an appreciation for life that I didn’t before,’ Hardeep Rai with...

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How Would a China Trade War Impact Global Businesses

During the election, a staple of Donald Trump’s campaign has been his claim to return jobs that have moved overseas back to American workers. This garnered him tremendous support from blue-collar, former industrial cities....

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Rio 2016 medallist Reid shares his excitement on court ahead of NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters

British wheelchair tennis star and Rio 2016 medallist Gordon Reid visited Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre yesterday (27 October) ahead of the prestigious NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters which returns to London next month,...

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Local schools to meet Paralympic medallist Andy Lapthorne at Disability Tennis Festival

Dozens of energetic and enthusiastic primary school children from across London and Hertfordshire will descend on Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre later this week (Friday 11 November) to participate in a Disability Tennis...

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Evicted Vittoria Wharf Tenants await Chairman’s Promised Meeting

The first round of evictions at a creative community on Vittoria Wharf are due, leading to demolition, on Sept 5th. The plan comes from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLD Corp), which had a...

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New competition to find Essex’s most inspiring Disability entrepreneurs

The Essex Innovation Programme (EIP) and ECC’s Employment and Skills Unit are hoping to highlight entrepreneurial success stories among the disability community to inspire others to aim high in the business world.   The Essex BIG...

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Successful Business Competition returns to Boost Essex Businesses

Small Businesses, Start-ups and Entrepreneurs in Essex are being given the chance to win up to £2,000 in prize money, support and training in a business competition funded by Essex County Council. The Essex BIG...

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EVANS HALSHAW FORD GLOSSOP CELEBRATES MOTABILITY CUSTOMER SERVICE WIN

Local Ford dealer, Evans HalshawGlossop,is celebrating a recent win for excellent Motability customer service. Winning the quarterly Motability Dealer Award for customer satisfaction and retention, the accolade recognises and rewards outstanding customer service provided by...

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Taking the sting out of eye drops – New resource from SeeAbility and IGA

SeeAbility’s new factsheet is aiming to help people with learning disabilities administer eye drops correctly.   The national charity has produced the new resource in conjunction with the International Glaucoma Association and is based on their...

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Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?

  The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme provides high-quality, practical education specifically tailored to the needs of UK small business leaders. Participants will receive 100 hours of teaching designed by leading experts and delivered...

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Future-proof your products: smart design and smart appliances for consumers with sight loss and older people

Inclusive design and smart technology for household appliances have the potential to boost the independence of older peopleand those with sight loss and other disabilities, new research suggests. Two new reports, Inclusive Design - expert...

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Do you run a successful business or social enterprise and are looking to grow?

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs...

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Charity finds children with autism most likely to miss out on eye care

National sight loss and disability charity SeeAbility has found that three quarters (75%) of children with no history of eye care tested as part of their Children in Focus Campaign were noted to have...

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Snoring children or those with Down’s syndrome sought for sleep and learning study

Snoring children or those with Down’s syndrome sought for sleep and learning study A researcher at Coventry University wants to recruit young children who snore or who have Down’s syndrome for a new study exploring...

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Disabled entrepreneurs enter dragons’ den

The Disability Confident campaign has extended its reach by holding a Dragons’ Den-style event for disabled entrepreneurs. The event, called No Barriers to Business, was held with disabled business investment fund Kaleidoscope Investments. It saw...

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The ‘dragons’ who want to help disabled people start their own business

Meet the city financiers who want to help disabled people start their own businesses. At a breakfast meeting in the City of London, a group of venture capitalists are making a presentation about a fund...

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