Leisure


Our top five tips for gardening at home

Right now, it’s all about finding happiness in the little things. For people with green fingers or beginners in the gardening department, we’ve rounded up our top tips for gardening at home


Talking about The A Word

The creative arts have always been a haven for inclusivity and celebrating diversity – and autism has played an increasingly high-profile role in TV dramas in the UK and across the pond. But can our television sets ever accurately depict life as an autistic person?


Getting your theatre fix at home on World Theatre Day

Following the closure of theatres and cinemas across the UK due to the Coronavirus outbreak, production companies around the country are coming up with innovative new ways to ensure drama-enthusiasts don’t miss out.



World Down Syndrome Day: Celebrating diversity

Every year, World Down Syndrome Day takes place to raise awareness about Down’s syndrome, and promote opportunities for people living with the condition. This year’s theme is We Decide – how will you be celebrating?




Savvy shopping this Christmas

It’s just around the corner, but there is still time to get some last minute gifts in where you might end up going over budget. The festive season can see you dipping into savings or changing your monthly budget, we take a look at how to spend clever over Christmas.


Beyond Purple Tuesday

Across the country the high-street is a buzz with shoppers. However, the disabled community are distinctly lacking representation within stores. Purple Tuesday is changing the face of disabled shopping, founder Mike Adams OBE reveals why.




WIN A break at Hoe Grange Holidays

You and three friends could be heading for a break at one of Hoe Grange Holidays’ accessible holiday lodges in the Peak District.


Time to Give Back: Accessible volunteering

Building crucial life skills, meeting new people, to giving back to your local community: volunteering is an enriching experience all round. Volunteer Nicola Taylor shares her journey.