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Actor Jules Robertson on living with Asperger’s and rising to fame in Holby City

Our writer Emma Purcell speaks to disabled actor Jules Robertson about his career as an actor, appearing in Holby City and Endeavour, his mum Kathy Lette and living with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism.

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Mayor with prosthetic leg faced online abuse over wearing flat shoes

Mayor with prosthetic leg faced “abuse” online about her flat shoes, which she believes could discourage disabled people from entering public life.

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Music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans

More than 3.7 million disabled attend music events but reports have emerged that music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans.

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Cake shop chain admits access failings and makes immediate changes

Cake shop chain Konditor admits access failings after a disability campaigner raised concerns. Esther Leighton, co-founder of the disabled-led campaigning organisation Reasonable Access, couldn’t access three of its six stores.

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How to get involved in Changing Places awareness day

Changing Places awareness day is an annual event on 19 July. Find out more about the campaign and how to get involved in Changing Places awareness day to help campaign for more accessible toilets.

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Festival of Inclusive Tennis 2019 – come along, join in and have fun

Festival of Inclusive Tennis 2019 takes place on Saturday 20th July at Cambridge University Sport Centre – inclusive for everyone of all ages and abilities.

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Share your experiences of social care services

CQC and CSA are running surveys to let people share experiences of social care services. Find out how you can have your say in the future of social care.

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Disability Pride Brighton 2019 celebrating inclusion

Disability Pride Brighton 2019 takes place on Sunday 14th July 2019. Find out what’s on, what things there are to do, who the guest speakers are and how you can attend this accessible event.

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Blind Paralympian Libby Clegg MBE joins Guide Dogs in new podcast series

New podcast series by Guide Dogs, I See What You’re Saying, sees celebrities – including blind Paralympian Libby Clegg MBE – talk about everyday challenges faced by blind and visually impaired people.

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Sophie Morgan on being a presenter, artist and disability campaigner

Sophie Morgan, who became a wheelchair user in 2003 after a car accident, is a disabled model, TV presenter, campaigner and artist. Find out about Sophie Morgan’s varied career and life, and watch her in action.