South West news stories:
In the beginning...
8 June 2010
It is 40 years since the first introduction of government legislation that changed the lives of disabled people. In 1970 the Chronically Sick & Disabled Persons Act was a groundbreaking step on the road to equality.
OpenLondon 2010 guide book published
4 June 2010
For visitors with mobility, hearing and visual needs
New online survey on Assisted Passenger Rail Service for trains
2 June 2010
Trailblazers is launching a new online survey of the Assisted Passenger Reservation Service (APRS) for disabled train passengers.
A summer extravaganza of chalk
28 May 2010
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign's Young Pavement Artists Competition for 4 -19 year olds is capturing young people's enthusiasm across the country and paving the way for a summer extravaganza, which is set to bring playgrounds, pathways and even home pat
New government’s plans for Access to Work could be good news for disabled employees and employers
20 May 2010
The government's new approach to supporting disabled people at work could make it easier for employers to make the most of the talents of disabled people, according to Employers' Forum on Disability (EFD).