South East news stories:
Cinema campaign success leads to real changes in staff disability training
11 April 2013
The Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) - the trade body for UK cinema operators has released its first industry-wide film and training pack - "Welcoming Disabled Customers" for use by cinemas across the country.
New Personal Independence Payment replaces DLA in northern England today
8 April 2013
Today the Government begins replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP), which will include a controversial new assessment and have tighter eligibility criteria.
Young disabled people 'left behind' in Northern Ireland
4 April 2013
Disabled people in Northern Ireland are being separated from friends at concerts, sports events and cinemas, are struggling to move out of home and are unable to socialise spontaneously and without ‘near military planning', according to a Trailblazers rep
A Life Worth Living short listed at International Film Festival
2 April 2013
Trailblazing film maker and disability rights campaigner Jon Hastie received some excellent news last week.
Sport for All says inspired Trailblazer Mathy
26 March 2013
Over the last seven months the Trailblazers have run a survey of over a hundred young disabled people on how the Paralympics has affected their attitude to sport. We asked about accessible sports and fitness activities going on in their area - and on whet