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In the headlines

The stories making the news today. London 2012 legacy plan published (BBC News) £1.5m investment in disabled sport. Disabled prisoners’ lives put at risk by…



Top award for blind campaigner

A disabled campaigner from Norwich has scooped an award for her campaigning work to improve access on public transport for other people with sight loss….


In the headlines

The stories making the news. Cuts ‘have reduced me to a beggar’ (Press Association) A former healthcare worker shares his story. Scots reveal their fears…


Call for entries for Stelios Award

If you’ve got a thriving business, easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou could have just the opportunity for you. The businessman’s annual Stelios Award for Disabled…


In the headlines

The biggest disability stories making the news. Cancer patient work capability assessments plan altered (BBC News) Promising news for cancer patients. How technology is helping…


Another success for DaDaFest

DaDaFest 2012 has drawn to a close and has been hailed a great success, with audiences from near and far coming together to enjoy this…


Princess Royal opens RNIB school

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning yesterday in Ash Green, Coventry. The centre includes a school and…



Sainsbury’s on board until 2016

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today announced that they have signed Sainsbury’s as a commercial partner through to the end of 2016. The announcement comes…


#dontforget – First Minister’s support

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has sent through a message of support for our #dontforget Twitter campaign.Yesterday, we took to the micro blogging site to…


“It’s a tough world out there”

His incredible career has spanned eight decades, 14 Prime Ministers and innumerable changes in legislation, policy and attitudes. Disability rights campaigner Sir Bert Massie takes…


Paralympic power

We at Enable aren’t the only ones encouraging Britain to keep thinking about disability in the aftermath of the Paralympic Games. The Commission for a…


In the headlines

Today, we round up the stories which highlight why it’s so important that we #dontforget disability… Hate crime against disabled people rises (BBC News) Hate…


Martyn Sibley’s epic European roadtrip

Campaigner, traveller and all-round good guy Martyn Sibley is setting off on his latest adventure, travelling round Europe in an adapted caravan to explore just how…