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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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Challenges and success: starting a business with a disability

Business owner John Stanchina, a T-12 complete paraplegic, has found success in using his own frustrating experiences to create solutions for others. Here he tells Disability Horizons about the challenges

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Guest post: Christmas groceries delivered to your home with mySupermarket

mySupermarket offers shoppers a way to get their groceries delivered right to their door without the hassle of trudging around the shops. In addition, you can compare the price of

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Catsfield Christmas Tree Farm

Clive Collins has always wanted his own Christmas tree farm, but after an accident in 1990, which resulted in a broken back (T12/L1 complete), he wasn’t sure if this would

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Winter wheelchair fun in Brighton

Blogger, Marina B, travels the world and the UK documenting her experiences and the accessibility of each destination as she goes. Here she shares her tips on accessibility in Brighton.

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Book review: Desires Reborn by Penny Pepper

Kirsty Liddiard, an academic currently based at Ryerson University, Toronto, reviews the book Desires Reborn, a collection of unique short erotic stories unashamedly exploring sex and disability. Desires Reborn begins

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Accessible accommodation with My Shire Houses

Disability Horizons reader, James Ford, talks about how his road to recovery lead to fulfilling a dream and creating a business for accessible accommodation, with My Shire Houses. My name

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The British Paraorchestra releases its first single

Just in time for Christmas, the British Paraorchestra has released its first single, True Colors. Joining forces with a number of GB Paralympians, including Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, sitting volleyball player

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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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