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We review new accessible caravan open at Belle Aire Holiday Park

A holiday park in Norfolk has opened a luxury accessible caravan. Our writer and wheelchair user, Emma Purcell, spent the weekend trying out the accessible facilities. Find out whether it’s right for your next holiday.

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Actor Jules Robertson on living with Asperger’s and rising to fame in Holby City

Our writer Emma Purcell speaks to disabled actor Jules Robertson about his career as an actor, appearing in Holby City and Endeavour, his mum Kathy Lette and living with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism.

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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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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.

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Campaign launched to abolish car parking charges for disabled patients at NHS hospitals

A campaign called No Wheelchair Tax launched by Disability Rights UK, is aiming to abolish car park charges for disabled people at NHS hospitals in England. Find out how you can make a difference.