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Reading Festival: access all areas

Are you a festival goer, or do you worry about the access? Well this weekend our Co-editor Martyn Sibley went to Reading Festival to find out exactly what it was

New blade: my ‘catapult’ to a new life

On this day last year, London kicked off the 2012 Paralympic Games. Here, we hear from Adrian Howden, a Paralympic athlete who has found new life after getting a blade.

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News round-up, week ending 16 August

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. Work and pensions ministers have been making

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Top tips for disabled gardeners

Are you a gardening enthusiast, or parhaps want to start gardening? Niki Preston, also known as the Two Fingered Gardener, talks to Disability Horizons about her passion for gardening, and

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UltraBikes keep blind cyclists on track

“Can I go round again?” Michael Smith’s question was greeted with cheers and applause for good reason. Michael, a blind cyclist and Paralympic footballer, was riding solo round a 150

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The M Word campaign: will you pledge?

Ashley Bernard, who is blind and has a form of dwarfism,talks to Disability Horizons about her  life, her achievements, and her latest challenge to stop the use of the word

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We need more disabled women on TV

How many disabled female characters in movies or on TV can you count? Probably not a lot, and especially not ones that are strong and modern woman. Well we need

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Celebrating all children: autism and disability in China

New Disability Horizons contributor, Meghan Hussey, talks about disability in China and how it relates to UNICEF’s annual report The State of the World’s Children, which is focused on children

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News round-up, week ending 9 August

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. Local authorities in London are set to

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Different kind of disability campaigning!

We all know there are problems for disabled people in the UK, but the issues don’t stop at the borders of this country. Here Co-editor Martyn Sibley talks about his

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