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The Last Leg: what do you think?

Have you been watching The Last Leg? Regular Disability Horizons contributor, Sarah Ismail, tells us her thoughts on the show and how it may be playing a part in the

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News round-up, week ending 25 January

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. • Leading disabled campaigners have welcomed Labour’s

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Top 5 accessible walks in the South East

Looking for a getaway in the UK to shift those January blues? Steph Fairfoul, from Enjoybedandbreakfast.com – a small independent travel website showcasing bed & breakfasts and guest houses –

Disability sport: don’t be afraid to try new things

January isn’t the most popular of months. It signals that time of year when everyone starts their resolutions. But this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It’s the perfect opportunity to

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Mexico: accessible or not?

Have you ever wanted to go to Mexico but wondered whether it’s accessible? Read about wheelchair user Laurie Young’s experience of travelling there and the accessible resort in ‘paradise’. My

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Book review: How to dig for the treasure in people without getting buried alive

Disability Horizons contributor Nichola Daunton, reviews Caroline McGraws latest book, a self-help style book about caring for someone, as well as caring for yourself. Caroline McGraw’s new e-book Your creed

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News round-up, week ending 18 January

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 country’s most influential disabled people’s

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Spike Breakwell: from a stage in Luton to a movie set in LA

Comedian and writer Spike Breakwell, who uses an electric wheelchair, talks to Disability Horizons about his chance to jet off from the comedy stages in Luton to appear in a

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Last Night of the Proms: what a sensational evening…

Regular traveller Kate Bennell (who recently told us about her trip to the Greek islands) talks about her experience of attending the Last Night of the Proms at the Royal

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G’day from accessible New Zealand: part 2

Earlier in the week we heard from Disability Horizons contributor Toyah Wordsworth, who shared her experience of the first part of her trip to New Zealand. Find out how she