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Disability History Month 2013 in SalfordDisability History Month 2013 in Salford
UK Disability History Month is an annual event focusing on equality and human rights for disabled people.
Carers' Coffee MorningCarers' Coffee Morning
Disabled living is hosting two coffee mornings especially for carers from around Greater Manchester.
 Greater Manchester CPS wins Diversity and Equality award for 'Know your CJS Day' Greater Manchester CPS wins Diversity...
Programme to help people with disabilities and learning difficulties understand legal system
Parking with your Blue BadgeParking with your Blue Badge
Road safety charity the IAM is offering weekly motoring tips from Britain's top advanced driver, Peter Rodger. This week, he is ad...
Nissan LEAF becomes first 100% electric vehicle to join motability schemeNissan LEAF becomes first 100% electric...
The new Nissan LEAF has become the first 100% electric vehicle to join the Motability Scheme, allowing the scheme's 620,000 curren...
Mark Prisk pledges £180m to help disabled people stay in their homesMark Prisk pledges £180m to help...
Housing minister Mark Prisk has today pledged £180m in government funds to help councils make adaptations that disabled people nee...
Waiting times to drop as multi-million contracts awarded in SalfordWaiting times to drop as multi-million...
Disabled Salford residents could see waiting times for stair lifts go down by up to six weeks, thanks to Salford City Council.
Fun stuff for kids and young people to do in Salford  this weekFun stuff for kids and young...
The school holidays will be here before you know it and I’m sure you’re looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, whatever th...
Treatment for early Alzheimer's diseaseTreatment for early Alzheimer's disease
A new medical nutrition product for the dietary management of early Alzheimer’s disease has beeb launched in the UK after more tha...
Pioneering research into dementiaPioneering research into dementia
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire are leading two of the twenty-one new Government-funded projects into dementia rese...
Salford residents with hearing loss or tinnitus invited to join research panelSalford residents with hearing loss or...
Action on Hearing Loss is inviting people from Salford who have hearing loss or tinnitus to start influencing the charity’s work i...
Join the City West  Disability Forum GroupJoin the City West Disability...
City West is looking for new members to join the Disability Forum Group.
European parliament wants to reinforce the rights of persons with disabilities European parliament wants to reinforce the...
More than 450 delegates from European organisations representing people with disabilities gathered in the European Parliament in B...
Celebrating disability in SalfordCelebrating disability in Salford
Salford Disability Forum is proud to be part of this year’s celebrations for Disability History Month.
More help for SMEs to hire disabled workersMore help for SMEs to hire...
The Royal National Institute of Blind People has welcomed changes to the Government’s disability employment programme announced th...
Paralympics highlight need for more inclusive future for SalfordParalympics highlight need for more inclusive...
by Jamie Carruthers Around a billion people are expected to tune in for the Paralympic Games opening ceremony at 8pm tonight on...
Let's talk about DementiaLet's talk about Dementia
Do you have experience of what Dementia is? Are you interested in finding out more?
Honda (UK) celebrates Motability Award for Business ExcellenceHonda (UK) celebrates Motability Award for...
The dedicated work of Honda (UK) and its dealer network has been recognised in the annual Motability Supplier Awards.
Dementia Support  Service Dementia Support Service
Supporting people affected by dementia to live active lives
Charity urges Salford's television viewers to take part in major subtitling surveyCharity urges Salford's television viewers to...
Action on Hearing Loss is calling on television viewers in Salford who rely on subtitles to take part in a major survey which aims...
Canterbury & Sale Sharks now recruiting for Match Buddies!Canterbury & Sale Sharks now recruiting...
Canterbury & Sale Sharks call for disabled & non-disabled rugby fans for new Match Buddies scheme.
ACTIVE ability - Summer holiday activities in SalfordACTIVE ability - Summer holiday activities...
Holiday activities for disabled children and young people
Manchester Victoria station gets £1m access boostManchester Victoria station gets £1m access...
Manchester Victoria station is to benefit from a new lift and other facilities that will help improve access to the station.
Blue badge consultation opensBlue badge consultation opens
The Department for Transport is consulting on how to bring the process for assessing eligibility for blue disabled parking badges ...
Pushing the Limits: Land Rover's 'Go Beyond' Bursary 2012Pushing the Limits: Land Rover's 'Go...
Land Rover's 2012 'Go Beyond' Bursary has been awarded to 'Pushing the Limits,' a team supporting a disabled adventurer's plans to...
The Stroke Association - recognising our volunteersThe Stroke Association - recognising our...
Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) is a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate the amazing work that our Stroke Association volunte...
Tom Aggar reveals the key people behind his Paralympian successTom Aggar reveals the key people...
Paralympian Rower Tom Aggar talks about his Circle of 5.
New multi-sensory rooms, Manchester New multi-sensory rooms, Manchester
Disabled Living have recently opened 2 brand new Sensurround Rooms at their newly furbished building, Redbank House in Cheetham.
Local teens score win at Eccles Ability CountsLocal teens score win at Eccles...
Students from across the North West congregated at Salford City College’s Eccles Sixth Form Centre to participate in the seventh a...
Charity urges Salford's Diamond Jubilee parties to include people with hearing lossCharity urges Salford's Diamond Jubilee parties...
Action on Hearing Loss is urging the organisers of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Salford (2-5 June) to ensure their parties are ...
Britain's best disabled athletes get ready for the Paralympic World Cup Britain's best disabled athletes get ready...
Ahead of the BT Paralympic World Cup in Manchester some of Britain's leading disabled athletes prepare for their ultimate sporting...
Hearing loss charity asks for Salford aidHearing loss charity asks for Salford...
Action on Hearing Loss is urging organisers of Diamond Jubilee parties (2-5 June) in Salford to make a right royal effort to raise...
Tea dance with a twist in SalfordTea dance with a twist in...
A tea dance with a twist is being held at the Humprey Booth Centre in Swinton on May 25th as part of the Dementia Awareness Week.
Lowry Outlet Mall moves in new mobility schemeLowry Outlet Mall moves in new...
A new mobility scheme is confirmed to launch later this month at the Lowry Outlet Mall. The project, which is sponsored by Grimsha...
Deaf and blind students give Salford firm sense testDeaf and blind students give Salford...
Deaf and blind students helped give staff at Salford-based consumer products company PZ Cussons an idea of what life is like with ...
Disabled voters urged to register for mayoral electionsDisabled voters urged to register for...
The Electoral Commission and Scope are calling on disabled people to act now or risk losing their say in May’s elections.
Speak your mind at new disability forum - Claremont and WeasteSpeak your mind at new disability...
Would you be interested in joining an Open Forum for people with disabilities and/or varying health requirements in Claremont & W...
Annual General Meeting – Tuesday 20th March 2012Annual General Meeting – Tuesday 20th...
The Salford Disability Forum (SDF) will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 20th March 2012, 11am – 1pm at St G...
Where words fail - music speaksWhere words fail - music speaks
By Victoria Howell An 84-year-old woman helping those with dementia is crowned Salford’s Volunteer of the Year.
Disability Arts Showcase 19.03.12 – Call for ContributorsDisability Arts Showcase 19.03.12 – Call...
Are you are involved in disability arts, either as an individual or as part of a group?
Salford residents with hearing loss invited to join new research panelSalford residents with hearing loss invited...
Action on Hearing Loss – formerly RNID – is inviting people in Salford who are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus to join the c...
Video: Black Lion Looks to Love to Fund Disabled liftVideo: Black Lion Looks to Love...
by Tom Rodgers A special one-night only 'Pay What You Think' restaurant was set up at the Black Lion in Salford to fund a new d...
Active Ability sport and leisure programme in SalfordActive Ability sport and leisure programme...
Here is a fun packed February half term programme in Salford for children and young people with disabilities.
Pioneering new project to help hearing aid users in ManchesterPioneering new project to help hearing...
A pioneering project, providing vital encouragement and support to help people in Manchester adjust to wearing NHS hearing aids, i...
Advice from Salford hearing loss charityAdvice from Salford hearing loss charity
With many people beating the January blues by booking ‘staycations’, Action on Hearing Loss is urging Salford holidaymakers with h...
New forum for Claremont for people...
Are you excluded from activities or projects in the Claremont & Weaste area and do you have problems with access to buildings, s...
Gov't bill makes 2012 hardest year yet, say ScopeGov't bill makes 2012 hardest year...
by Lucinda Roberts, Parliamentary manager at Scope As we enter 2012 we can expect to begin to see the true extent to which refo...
New badge “as secure as a banknote” says MinisterNew badge “as secure as a...
Tough new measures to crack down on drivers who abuse the disabled parking system - including a new Blue Badge design which is har...
Fire Safety Advice for the DisabledFire Safety Advice for the Disabled
The below information has been developed for people with sight, hearing and mobility difficulties and those who care for them. It ...
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