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Fashion faux pas: industry cuts out disabled people

In our recent survey with disability charity Leonard Cheshire, we found that 75% of disabled people’s needs are not being met by mainstream fashion in the UK. Read the full story and have your say.

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British Airways launches a dedicated customer service team for disabled passengers

British Airways Accessibility Team is a dedicated customer service for passengers with hidden and visible disabilities. Find out more about the new programme and what support you can get on your next journey.

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Banning pavement parking can give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have prosposed plans to have an outright ban on pavement parking in England, which affects the lives of disabled people accessing their communities.

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Vodafone and Mencap partnership delivers technology that improves the lives of people with a learning disability

Vodafone and Mencap have partnered in creating the Connected Living technology project that improves the lives of people with a learning disability.

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Sight Loss Councils launches website to support blind and partially sighted people

Sight Loss Councils has launched a website that aims to help blind and partially sighted people access goods and services in the UK without the daily challenges they currently face.

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme. Find out more on the statistics and how the Access to Work scheme can benefit you.

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11% of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to senior positions

A poll reveals a majority of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to a senior position. Find out more on the research and the launch of a toolkit that supports employers to improve the representation of disabled people in senior roles.

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Disabled Motoring UK: Survey says one in five disabled parking bays is abused

DMUK survey shows one in five disabled parking bays are abused in supermarkets. Find out more on the findings and how you can support the Baywatch Campaign.

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VIDEO: Mountain Trike all-terrain wheelchair designed for the beach

Sadly, a lot of wheelchairs aren’t designed for the beach. But the Mountain Trike all-terrain wheelchair is. Watch it in action to see how it copes with a sunny beach in Anglesey, Wales.

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Entrepreneurial mum to extend range of soft dolls with new inclusive disability dolls

A mum who has created multicultural soft dolls is crowdfunding to expand the range of disability dolls with autism, anxiety and other impairments.