THE PASSING OF A GREAT CAMPAIGNER

Sir Bert Massie 1949-2017 Sir Bert Massie contracted polio when he was three years old - and then spent the rest of his life fighting...

TOMMY HILFIGER’S NEW DISABLED RANGE

American designer, Tommy Hilfiger, has announced plans to expand his fashion collections and offer sartorial solutions for the disabled adults - a proposal that...

MORE DISABLED BY 2047

About 1.5 million men and 2.1 million women over 65 will be physically disabled by 2047, according to a study in BMJ Open.  Caroline Abrahams of...

LOVE4LIFE – FITZROY’S DATING AND FRIENDSHIP PROJECT

FITZROY is a National Charity supporting people with learning difficulties and autism. And featuring today in the Sunday Mirror (22 October) is their LOVE4LIFE...

ARTHRITIS INCREASES RISK OF LUNG DISEASE

Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers are at greater risk of deadly lung disease researchers warn. It suggests that the 400,000 Britons with the disease are almost 50...

CONTACTLESS CARDS COST CHARITIES MILLIONS

Charities are losing millions of pounds in donations because people are carrying less loose change. As more and more of us use contactless cards...

HMRC SUSPENDS MINIMUM WAGE ENFORCEMENT FOR A FURTHER MONTH

The HMRC has suspended the 'PA sleep in minimum wage enforcement' for a further month. The Revenue is demanding the minimum wage and up...

THE ARMY LOSE 500 A YEAR TO MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

Britain's armed forces are losing a battalion a year because of mental health problems. Our military (The Army, Royal Navy and The RAF) discharged 499...

BIG BUSINESS ‘ROLE OF HONOUR’

The Government is committed to encouraging companies to sign up to the 'Disability Confident' scheme. The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development) strongly believes in the need...

IS SCHIZOPHRENIA IN THE GENES?

Almost 80% of the risk of developing schizophrenia is genetic, say scientists. A new study of more than 60,000 people offers hope that early screening...

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PLAY FAIR WITH PLANT MILK

From 'The Vegan Society' "1 in 3 people regularly buy plant-based milks and the choice available continues to grow. Despite this, dairy milk is supported...