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Greek Islands: sun and stony beaches

New Disability Horizons contributor, Kate Bennell, who is visually impaired, tells us about her recent trips to the Greek Islands Corfu and Kefaloni, from walks in the mountains to traditional

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Official Theatre: accessing London’s theatres

Do you enjoy visiting theatres in London’s West End but find yourself faced with a myriad of accessibility questions and little information? Rebecca Felgate, founder of the website Official Theatre,

Q&A with Paralympic silver medallist Nyree Kindred

Paralympic swimmer Nyree Kindred, who has won ten medals in the last four Paralympic Games (including silver in the London 2012 Paralympics Games) talks to Disability Horizons contributor, Zubee, about becoming

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Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs: the winner’s story

Back in October we attended the launch of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs. Winning the award was Cyclone Technologies founder, Dave Hawkins, who shares with us how he started

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Night of the Senses: accessibility and sexual expression

Dr Tuppy Owens, founder of the members club Outsiders, talks to Disability Horizons about the latest fundraising event – Night of the Senses – that celebrates sexual expression and accessibility. This year was the

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Access to Work and UltraCane: helping navigate the world of work

Geoff Madge, a blind research officer at Essex County Council, is the first worker in the country to acquire an UltraCane through the Access to Work scheme. Geoff explains to Disability

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Is the Lake District accessible?

Regular contributor, 14-year-old Freddie Sheffield, who recently wrote about his accessible New York City trip, tells Disability Horizons about how accessible he found the Lake District. As a disabled traveller,

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What is access?

Access auditor Iyiola Olafimihan, who uses both a wheelchair and crutches, talks to Disability Horizons about accessibility in entertainment venues, and how the word ‘accessible’ doesn’t always mean somewhere is.

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Top stylish and accessible places to visit over Christmas and New Year

As Christmas and New Year’s Eve approach, we ask Fiona Jarvis, founder of Blue Badge Style (a guide to stylish and accessible bars), to pick some of her top haunts

Q&A with Paralympic silver medallist David Smith

23-year old David Smith won a silver medal in Boccia at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Here he tells Disability Horizons contributor, Zubee, what it was like being part of