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What does this all mean?
Posted 2 days ago

From the closure of the Independent Living Fund to the finding that high street shops and restaurants are inaccessible, Lorraine Gradwell reflects on what this all means for disabled people…

News round-up, week ending 12 December
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John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week.

The minister for disabled people has been accused…

Disability Horizons’ Christmas gift guid…
Posted 5 days ago

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your friend, relative or loved one? Look no further as we have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for disabled people…

Employment and Disability – advantages o…
Posted 5 days ago

Jane Hatton, who manages Evenbreak, a not-for-profit job board run by disabled people for disabled people, publishes her monthly article on the subject of employment and diversity.

This month she looks…

Accessible Rome: a dream trip
Posted 1 week ago

Would you like to go on an amazing trip abroad but you are a wheelchair user? Are you afraid of the potential barriers? I recently visited the ancient city of…

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10 top tips for keeping healthy

After a blip with his health, Co-editor Martyn Sibley gives his advice on how to avoid physical dips and to stay healthy and happy. Ever since I’ve been aware of having a disability – I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, known as SMA – I’ve understood that the messages don’t go from my brain to all of my […]
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Royal Shakespeare Theatre: how accessible is it?

Last weekend I was invited by the Royal Shakespeare Company to go and see their new production of Love’s Labour’s Won – usually known as Much Ado About Nothing – at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Not only was this my first time at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, it was also my first Shakespeare […]
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“Change for 2015″ eCampaign

Tell us in a one minute video a change you want to see happen in 2015!!! All too often, disabled people are excluded because of physical, attitudinal and procedural barriers. Disability Horizons is tired of this unnecessary discrimination and is ready to act. With your help, we are going to tell the world about these […]
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Access All Areas: accessible Exmoor

As part of our Access All Areas series on accessible tourism, Disability Horizons co-founder Martyn Sibley visits the stunning Exmoor National Park. Exmoor National Park is beautiful. Filled with rolling hills and varied wildlife, the views can be breathtaking. But, how accessible is it if you have a disability? From the hub of Exmoor, the […]
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Access All Areas: my accessible adventures in Catalonia

As part of our Access All Areas series of videos and articles about accessible tourism opportunities, Disability Horizons co-editor, Martyn Sibley visits the beautiful Catalan capital of Barcelona. This July I took a fun-filled trip to the Catalan capital of Barcelona on behalf of the Catalan Tourist Board. Over the last twenty-two years, since hosting […]
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*NOW CLOSED* Halloween competition: win an Ultimate Chocolate hamper worth £59.99 from Serenata Hampers

Halloween isn’t just about the pumpkins, it can be about those other little luxuries too! So why not treat yourself this Halloween by entering our competition to win an Ultimate Chocolates hamper worth £59.99 from Serenata Hampers. To enter the competition you will need to follow @DHorizons on Twitter and retweet one of our competition […]
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Top tips to be the sexiest ‘queer crip’

If you’re gay and disabled, you may have noticed that there aren’t many ‘queer cripples’ in the public eye to identify with. Andrew Morrison-Gurza, wants to change that – he wants to become his own role model, showing how to be sexy, gay and disabled, and he wants you to do the same. I remember […]
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Accessible Festivals: Reading 2014

Back in August our very own Disability Horizons co-founder, Martyn Sibley, went to check out the accessibility of Reading Festival. With the generous assistance of filmmaker Dan Higley and support from Gerald Simonds Healthcare, we commissioned a video for your viewing pleasure. I love music. I always have. I remember singing lyrics to songs age […]
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The New Forest National Park: an accessible adventure story

Recently Disability Horizons co-editor Martyn Sibley took a trip to the New Forest National Park to explore the huge range of accessible activities on offer. Here’s what he discovered… The New Forest has come a long way since William the Conqueror first began using the land as his private hunting ground in 1079. A natural […]
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Hannah Dines Race Running

The greatest love story: sport and cerebral palsy

I’m Hannah and I’m a RaceRunner. I’m more than just an athlete, more than just a runner – I have the ability to transform. Every morning I wake up and before I open my eyes I plan where I’ll run, when I’ll run and then, I do it. When I first get there I look […]
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