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Baggies
Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target 

20 Oct 17

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target Vitalfootball:WBA:20/10/2017 20:35:00 On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.


Football
GIRLS FOOTBALL WEEK DISABILITY FRIENDLIES 

20 Oct 17

As part of Girls Football Week which is taking place in November, Staffordshire FA will be hosting friendly fixtures for females with disabilities.


Rugby
Work starts on new £4m housing scheme in Kingstanding 

19 Oct 17

Twenty-eight new apartments are being built on College Road which will be adapted for people with physical disabilities…


Council
Broad Park House to celebrate 50 years on 31 October 

18 Oct 17

A Coventry residential centre for children with learning disabilities is about to turn 50 – and old friends are being invited back to join the celebrations.


Blog feature
Nikki Stratton Visit to Deaf Diaspora 2017 

17 Oct 17

The annual Deaf Diaspora 2017 was held in the coastal city of Brighton from 21st September to 1st October with the theme ‘Access to Arts’.


FOI
Local Statistics 

17 Oct 17

Clarification sent to Lichfield District Council by Everton Wynter on 17 October 2017 .


Football
FA COACHING DISABLED FOOTBALLERS COURSE 

16 Oct 17

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Blog feature
Nikki’s Visit to the Encounters Short Film Festival 2017 

12 Oct 17

The 23rd Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival returned to Bristol from 19th-24th September 2017 with a selection of screenings, including films made by deaf filmmakers.


Local news
New Balance terminates contract with England cricketer Ben Stokes 

12 Oct 17

Stokes earlier on Wednesday apologised to Katie Price and her disabled son Harvey…


Villa
AVFC Disabled Supporters Association Need Your Help 

9 Oct 17

AVFC Disabled Supporters Association Need Your Help Vitalfootball:Aston Villa:09/10/2017 13:48:00 Help needed for the Aston Villa Disabled Supporters Association…


Local news
[Petition] Campaign underway as Kings Norton Day Centre threatened with closure 

6 Oct 17

Service users and their relatives have launched a campaign to save a much loved Kings Norton Day Centre from closure.


News
New £3.1m Burntwood housing development to help adults with learning disabilities live in their own home 

5 Oct 17

Plans have been drawn up for a new £3.1million housing development to help adults with learning disabilities live in their own home in Burntwood.


News
Parents prepare to protest ‘unfair’ council cuts to disabled pupils’ school transport 

5 Oct 17

One single mum says the cuts have stopped her from returning to work this year…


Blog feature
Ironmongers Company 

2 Oct 17

Registered charities (including Schools registered as charities for young people with disabilities) that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25, can apply for funding of up to £10,000 through the Ironmongers Company’s grants …


Blog feature
Ironmongers Company 

2 Oct 17

Registered charities (including Schools registered as charities for young people with disabilities) that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25, can apply for funding of up to £10,000 through the Ironmongers Company’s grants …


Blog feature
Ironmongers Company 

2 Oct 17

Registered charities (including Schools registered as charities for young people with disabilities) that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25, can apply for funding of up to £10,000 through the Ironmongers Company’s grants …


News
The changes to benefits for sick and disabled people which have just taken effect 

2 Oct 17

Campaigners called the move a big step in the right direction…


Rugby
Katie Price slams ‘disgusting’ Ben Stokes after video shows him ‘mocking’ disabled son Harvey 

29 Sep 17

The teen’s dad is former Aston Villa ace Dwight Yorke…


FixMyStreet
BV05YHL parked accident damaged half on pavemeny, 27th September 

27 Sep 17

BV05YHL has been parked here for 5 days front end damaged.


Events
The Exorcist 

27 Sep 17

HORROR SEASON SPECIAL: Film specialists from the University of Wolverhampton are giving a series of Horror talks before films.


News
Cuts leave hundreds of disabled children across Coventry without school transport 

27 Sep 17

Parents are planning to protest the cuts outside Coventry Council House…


Events
The Day the Earth stood still 

26 Sep 17

HORROR SEASON SPECIAL: Film specialists from the University of Wolverhampton are giving a series of Horror talks before films.


Blog feature
Deaffest to announce new plans for 2018 

26 Sep 17

Deaffest’s previously annual festival is set to become a biennial event, with the next festival to be held in Spring 2019 and new plans introduced for 2018.


News
All welcome to Solihull Gets Active games 

26 Sep 17

SILHILLIANS have been invited to the annual Solihull Gets Active games, a free taster day filled with sports and activities for people with disabilities.


Events
The Mountain Between Us 

25 Sep 17

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain.


Events
Our Last Tango 

25 Sep 17

Un tango más The life and love story of Argentina’s famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly 50 years until a painful separation tore them apart.


FixMyStreet
Campervan parked in restricted parking bay for 2 weeks with someone else’s disabled badge, 25th September 

25 Sep 17

A campervan has been parked on Forest Road in a 2 hour restricted parking bay for nearly 2 weeks.


Blog comment
Adult Care charging consult 

25 Sep 17

The City of Wolverhampton Council wants people to have a say about proposals to revise its policy on contributions towards non-residential adult social care.


Blog feature
Democracy Week Invitation 

18 Sep 17

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, set up the West Midlands Leadership Commission to improve opportunities for people from our communities who are under-represented in the governance and direction of the region.


News
Disabled campaigner Simon Stevens to ‘pedal’ fitness message in HSBC UK City Ride 

17 Sep 17

Coventry activist with cerebral palsy will be taking part on The Bullet – an innovative trike…


FixMyStreet
The disabled toilet out of use / hand dryer in gents, 14th September 

14 Sep 17

The disabled toilet has been out of use now for a number of weeks/months, it has a note on the door indicating that maintenance is taking place, also the hand dryer in the male toilet now only blows cold air Can you please confirm if these …


Blog comment
Ambitious ‘moderates’ didn’t unseat Corbyn and shouldn’t affect Clancy 

8 Sep 17

The city has at last gained a council leader who really cares for the 99% (search housing blogs ) – the only one since Theresa Stewart was elected.


Local news
[VIDEO] Information appeal as dog abandoned in RSPCA car park 

7 Sep 17

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned in the car park of their Birmingham Animal Centre in Frankley Green.


FOI
Care and/or Support Plans 

5 Sep 17

Follow up sent to Birmingham City Council by A on 5 September 2017 .


News
Holidaymaker’s wheelchair ruined on Ryanair flight 

4 Sep 17

A disabled man’s family says his first holiday in years was over before the Ryanair flight took off.


Blog feature
Three new posts at Options for Life 

4 Sep 17

Options for Life supports people with learning disabilities and/or autism in the West Midlands to live ordinary fulfilled lives.


Blog feature
SAFS’ Car Boot Sale 

4 Sep 17

SAFS – Sandwell Asian Family Support Service – provide a range of quality care support services and opportunities to enable South Asian children, young people and adults with disabilities to enhance their quality of life.


News
Sun shines for Solihull Rotary club’s disabled sports day 

31 Aug 17

The annual event, which took place at Langley School, attracted dozens of players with a variety of sports – including bowls, pool, boccia, dominoes, curling, skittles, and golf – taking place.


FixMyStreet
Path completely blocked, 30th August 

30 Aug 17

The whole area is overgrown, one path is completely blocked meaning my father in law can no longer come out and walk with us as he is in an electric wheelchair and can not walk around onto the uneven grass.


FixMyStreet
The disabled parking is wrong end of the high street, 27th August 

27 Aug 17

Where do I request disabled parking on the high street to be moved or added to the opposite and more convenient end of the high street? As someone who doesn’t walk too far these days the disabled parking is too far the other end to where…


News
Maria and her ‘Superhero’ son raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre 

23 Aug 17

A TAMWORTH mum and her disabled son have taken part in the Superhero Triathlon to raise money for Warwick Cancer Centre.


Blog feature
Maria and her ‘Superhero’ son raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre 

23 Aug 17

A University of Warwick employee and her disabled son have taken part in the Superhero Triathlon to raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre.


Sport
Matchday experience just got better 

21 Aug 17

Proud members of the Hednesford Town Supporters Association are looking forward to seeing disabled fans enjoying matches in comfort again after unveiling a new purpose-built shelter at the home of the EVO-STIK League’s Pitmen.


News
Disabled Coventry man says he is victim of hate crime – because his wheelie-bin is left unemptied 

18 Aug 17

Earlsdon resident is supposed to receive assisted bin collection due to a medical condition but often finds his rubbish left uncollected…


FOI
Education information 

16 Aug 17

Response by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council to Lily Kerrigan on 16 August 2017 .


News
Chloe Couture: Disabled girl and dad form triathlon team 

16 Aug 17

Stephan Couture takes Chloe swimming, cycling and running and the pair compete in sporting events.


Blog comment
Experience Exchange – Medical Services 

9 Aug 17

Have you accessed any health or social care services during 2017 so far, such as attending a GP Appointment, or visiting your local hospital, dentist or pharmacy, or visiting a relative in a nursing or care home? If so Healthwatch Wolverhampton …


Blog comment
Question Time for neurological Conditions 

9 Aug 17

If you are someone with a neurological condition, or know someoen who is, you need to put to mark September 5th in your diaries.


Blog comment
Make:Shift – get inspired! 

9 Aug 17

Let’s Make:Inspiration together on 10 th August at 12:00 for a 12:30 start at WildBytes café As part of a programme of activities in the lead up to Make:Shift 2017 (on 11 th November), Make:Shift will be showing some TED videos during lunchtimes …


News
Tamworth woman ‘wrongly convicted’ over £81,000 benefit… 

3 Aug 17

A TAMWORTH benefits cheat who conned the system out of 81,000, claims she has been wrongly convicted.







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