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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

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How to make your home accessible for you

From your inaccessible doorway to the kitchen surfaces out of reach, Frances Leckie from Independent Living offers her advice on how to adapt your home to make it accessible for

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Bionic model: disability won’t stop Elesha Turner

Model Elesha Turner has had her leg amputated and rebuilt after developing bone cancer. But she doesn’t think of herself as being disabled. We spoke to Elesha about her now

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Top 10 tips to finding work if you are disabled

As we know, it’s twice as hard to find paid, sustainable work if you are disabled than if you are non-disabled, and even non-disabled people are finding it difficult it

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Disabled Travelling: how to push the boundaries

If you are keen to break out from the travelling norm, there are plenty of options available for those who are disabled. From Europe river cruises to scuba diving in

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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

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Calling all disabled entrepreneurs. Fancy winning £50,000?

The Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs is back, and the winner gets £50,000 – the largest cash prize of its kind. Maybe it’s time for you to apply… The award

The Invictus Games 2014 – Q&A with Derek Derenalagi

The inaugural Invictus Games, a 4 day sporting contest for wounded veterans from countries around the world will be taking place from 10 – 14 September in London. Derek Derenalagi,

National Paralympic Day hailed as great success

An estimated 30,000 visitors celebrated National Paralympic Day 2014 at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on Saturday (August 30) to enjoy the very best of the UK’s disability sport

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

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