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Disability campaigners celebrate ‘victory’ after government rethink over plans to make it more difficult to claim disability benefits

Disability campaigners are celebrating a “victory” after the government announced it would look again at controversial plans to make it more difficult to claim disability benefits.  Read More »

Disability Challengers home bulldozed for redevelopment

CHARITY workers said goodbye to the past and looked forward to a bright future as a play centre in Guildford was demolished to make way for a new £1.2m building.  The centre, on the north side of Stoke Park, consists of temporary buildings and has hosted play schemes for Disability Challengers since the early 1980s. Each year the charity provides ... Read More »

British Athletics name strong team for Lyon

British Athletics have named 28 London 2012 medallists in the 48-strong team for the IPC Athletics World Championships, which take place in Lyon, France from 19-28 July.  Read More »

Imagine driving a car even before your first driving lesson

If you are a young disabled person over 14 years of age you can make this a reality at an exciting one-day driving event taking place on Saturday 13 July at the Donington Park Launch Pad, Derbyshire. If you’re newly disabled returning to driving this event is for you too.  Read More »

Gene mutation means paracyclist has no fat under skin

Baffled doctors are nothing new to 23-year-old budding Paralympic cyclist Tom Staniford, from Exeter.  He has an extremely rare condition that means he is unable to store fat under his skin. Read More »