November 2012


Recognition for Leeds charity CHANGE

The work of a Leeds-based charity that campaigns for equal rights for people with learning disabilities has been recognised as an international example of good…





Who cares about carers?

Six million Brits spend their spare time caring for a friend, family member or partner, offering them vital support for no payment. But who’s there…



Finding the People Who Make the Difference

Merton Centre for Independent Living is proudly launching its new Peer Support Programme, with volunteers trained in coaching techniques offering a free, three-month programme of…


New Horizon Fits the Bill

Jill and Peter Gilrane, from Lancashire, began their search for a new car after their 18-year-old daughter Ellena got a new wheelchair that could no…


Seeing Things Differently

What’s life like if you see things a little bit differently from everyone else? We speak to one mum about her family’s experience… Five-year-old Jamal…


Cerebra Children’s Awards 2012

National children’s charity, Cerebra, held its annual Children’s Awards ceremony yesterday.  The awards ceremony is designed to celebrate the inspirational achievements of some of the…


Berkshire College of Agriculture

IN ASSOCIATION WITH BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE A group of Berkshire College of Agriculture students share their take on learning at the college… BCA is…



Adam to ‘wing walk’ for charity

Powerchair footballer Adam Yuill, 19, from Newbury in Berkshire is seeking to fulfil a dream by ‘wing walking’ on an aeroplane for charity. Adam, who…