Disability, housing, Politics

No privately rentable accommodation available in Leicester for disabled people.

By Simon Sansome Deciding on where you are going to live can impact every stage of your life. There are thousands of different options to choose from including shared accommodation, student living, a bungalow, semi-detached or a flat in the city centre, the choices are endless if you are fully abled. The implication on where… Continue reading No privately rentable accommodation available in Leicester for disabled people.

Disability, Lifestyle, pets

HAVE YOUR SENSORY PERCEPTION TESTED AT THE BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW WITH GUIDE DOGS UK

The BBC Good Food Show and Gardner’s World was at Birmingham’s NEC this weekend and hosted  guests such as celebrity chefs James Martin, Mary Berry and the Hairy Bikers. The event also had food tasting, afternoon tea, cooking lessons, gin making sessions as well as some remarkable interactive displays. One of the most talked about… Continue reading HAVE YOUR SENSORY PERCEPTION TESTED AT THE BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW WITH GUIDE DOGS UK

Disability, Lifestyle, local authorities, mental health, Politics

COUNCILS NEED TO INTRODUCE DISABILITY OFFICERS NOT JUST SOCIAL WORKERS.  

Being a newly disabled person can be a daunting experience, not only is your entire life going to be overhauled, but also you have no instructions and little or no knowledge of what help is available. The current system is complicated and messy, so much so that people with new disabilities are losing out on… Continue reading COUNCILS NEED TO INTRODUCE DISABILITY OFFICERS NOT JUST SOCIAL WORKERS.  

Disability, graduates, housing, Politics, transport, travel

Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London

Being newly qualified is a very exciting thing for anyone moving from the university to the working world. It is nerve racking, the blood is pumping and having to find a new place to live in the capital can be difficult at the best of times.   Being a newly qualified journalist, I have been… Continue reading Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London

Disability, graduates, housing, Lifestyle, london

Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London

Being newly qualified is a very exciting thing for anyone moving from the university to the working world. It is nerve racking, the blood is pumping and having to find a new place to live in the capital can be difficult at the best of times.   Being a newly qualified journalist, I have been… Continue reading Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London