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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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Debbie van der Putten: a disabled model and proud of it

Disabled fashion model, Debbie van der Putten, who is an amputee, tells Disability Horizons how she is proud to be a disabled model, and is working to get disability noticed

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The Two Worlds of Charlie F: helping wounded soldiers through theatre

In December 2010, producer Alice Driver created the first theatre project to help wounded, injured and sick (WIS) service personnel. With the help of a partnership between the Theatre Royal

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14 capitals in 14 days: the final installment

Read the final installment of amputee, Mark Pattenden, extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in order to raise money for BLESMA.  Having covered over half of the journey

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Driving through 14 capitals in 14 days with a disability: part 3

Amputee, Mark Pattenden, recently undertook an extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in order to raise money for BLESMA. Having heard about the first half of his trip, he

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Driving through 14 capitals in 14 days with a disability: part 2

Amputee, Mark Pattenden, recently undertook an extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in order to raise money for BLESMA. Having heard about the preparations for

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Driving through 14 capitals in 14 days with a disability

New Disability Horizons contributor, Mark Pattenden, who became disabled after an accident in 2009, recently undertook an extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in