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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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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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Jane Campbell on Sir Bert Massie and disability rights today

We talk to Jane Campbell about prominent disability rights activist Bert Massie CBE and his recently launched memoirs. Having worked with Bert, she tells us what he was like and why his work was so important for disabled people.

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5 ways to be independent as a disabled person

Are you disabled and wanting to live more independently? Read these five tips, from understanding your disability rights to finding the best disability aids, to help you live independently as a disabled person.

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Do you feel lucky, 2019? It’s time for disabled voices to be heard

It’s a new year and a fresh start at making this world inclusive and your voice heard. With that in mind, we have a New Year’s message from Disability Horizons journalist,

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4 simple ways you can create positive change for disabled people

Our Co-founder and campaigner for social inclusion Martyn Sibley has been looking at the simple, everyday ways in which we can all make a change for disabled people. Here’s how you

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8 disability rights activists changing the world for disabled people

The rights that we as a disabled community have – and may even take for granted – have been fought for by disability rights activists, working tirelessly to help create

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Disability rights: why our collective voice would be much stronger

David Proud, the first disabled actor to join the cast of Eastenders, believes that disabled people have become divided and despondent. He shares his views on how coming together would

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Disability and the welfare state through history: were we on the agenda?

The news is filled with stories of the current state of the welfare system. But what about the history of it? Who did it serve and were the rights of

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The Anarchic Cripple: standing up to bigotry for everyone

Disability Horizons writer Raya AlJadir speaks to disability activist and blogger JD Weaver, who campaigns for the rights of not only disabled people, but all marginalised groups. We find out

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