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Celebrate and encourage inclusivity by making your voice heard

It’s estimated that the ‘Purple Pound’ – the spending power of disabled people and their families – equates to about £249 billion a year. Some businesses deliver great service for

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The value of volunteering if you’re disabled

Have you ever considered volunteering? We hear from Disability Horizons reader Mark Wilson about how volunteering has become an incredibly positive part of his life, and has made a great

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Accessible Tenerife

Have you ever been to Tenerife? Co-editor Martyn Sibley talks about his time there, the sun, sea, sand and accessibility. I’ve been going to the beautiful island of Tenerife for

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Gilbey Films: showcasing disabled access

Wish you could see what a venue is like for accessibility before going there? Andy Gilbert, from Gilbey Films, creates videos to showcase just this: the accessibility of venues, from

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Accessible New Year’s Eve holidays

If you’re wondering what to do for New Year’s Eve, whether your preference is to party hard or hide away as the countdown draws closer, now is the time to

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: removing barriers

With the theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012 being “removing barriers”, we wanted to speak to Leonard Cheshire Disability about their project, Young Voices, which brings together campaigners from over

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Dconference: disability and the internet

After arriving back from his Epic European Disability Roadtrip, Co-editor Martyn Sibley has been busy working on his latest project: Dconference. As you well know, I’ve been working hard on

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Reading Festival: how accessible is it?

Summer festivals may seem a distant memory, but people are already planning next year’s events; tickets for Glastonbury 2013 sold out in record time! To get you in the ready for the 2013 festival season,

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Go ON Gold: improving accessibility to the internet

Kevin Carey, Group chair of RNIB, which supports blind and partially sighted people, describes how Paralympic champion Baroness Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson’s recent TV appearances are helping raise awareness, via Go ON

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10 accessible London attractions

As London welcomes the world this summer for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Paralympics and Olympics, we at Disability Horizons have been compiling a list of the most accessible tourist spots

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