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Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

In January, we spoke to Lucy Martin to find out what it is like being the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter, how she secured the job, why she became

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018: how Lauren Steadman and Katie Piper are changing perceptions around disability

Following on from Paralympian Jonnie Peacock’s influential appearance on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing, the latest line-up includes Para-triathlete Lauren Steadman and acid attack victim Katie Piper. Lauren has no

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Be inspired by these body-confident disabled people

In our bid to change society’s view of disabled people and make disability ‘normal’, we’ve teamed up with PosAbility Magazine to share its popular body-confidence article rounding up 10 disabled

Steel Bones: first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon

On 30th May, a determined group of 18 amputees from around the UK will set out on a truly inspirational challenge to become the first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon. The

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This is Not a Safe Space: a show about the truth of disability in the modern world

Award-winning poet and performer Jackie Hagan’s latest show, This is Not a Safe Space, explores the impact of benefit cuts on disabled peopled and those living on the margins of

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VIDEO interview: accessible property developer Matthew Newbury

Following on from our launch of the DHorizons Tribe, in our new series, we’ll be interviewing experts, celebrities, and influencers to bring you video interviews, personal insights and more. This week, disabled

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Top 10 disabled celebrities from across the world

We’ve covered the top 10 female and top 10 male disabled celebrities, many of which are based in the UK. So we thought it was about time we celebrated those

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Are you excited about Jonnie Peacock being on Strictly Come Dancing?

Have you been watching Strictly Come Dancing? Are you one of the many superfans? Disability Horizons writer Carrie Aimes certainly is. But what’s made this year all the more exciting

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Motion: stylish accessible interiors

Let’s face it, accessible bathrooms, or accessible interiors in general, can sometimes look a little clinical? Well not if they’re installed by Motion, a company that specialises in beautiful home renovations to

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Matthew Newbury: The Secret Millionaire

Martyn Sibley talks to amputee and businessman, Matthew Newbury, who recently appeared on the Channel 4 show, “The Secret Millionaire”. You may have seen or heard of the Channel 4 television

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