BWC and mental health

Last Friday, we supported World Mental Health Day by highlighting the different services we offer to support people suffering from mental health issues. With Mind, we have launched a training programme, tailored to the needs of the banking sector, to improve the way banks as employers, manage mental health within their workplaces. Through this pilot, […]

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Hop to it! Frogtastic is well worth checking out

IF YOU want to sample a great club night for people with learning disabilities, then get along to the next Frogtastic event at Manchester’s Frog and Bucket pub on Wednesday October 22.

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The signs are looking good for BSL users

A NEW British Sign Language dictionary has been created based on signs used by deaf people from all over the UK.

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Free tandem hire for disabled people

TANDEMS are helping people with all sorts of mobility problems to enjoy the freedom that cycling provides. But they don’t come cheap, and getting to the few venues where you can hire them for a few hours can be a problem. Charlotte’s Tandems could be the answer . . .

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Getting better all the time . . . that’s All Together NOW!

BIGGER, brighter and better than ever – that’s your FREE and favourite All Together NOW! charity paper. Funded by organisations that place health and equality high on their agendas, the paper has just signed up THREE more partners.

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Your stars by Russell Grant

See what October/November has in store for you…

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Sir Vivian Richards hit for six by the Lord’s Taverners

THE GREAT and the good of West Indian cricket gathered in London to support the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity, the Lord’s Taverners, and the St John’s (Antigua) Anglican Cathedral Restoration Project.

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Families stole £25m from older relatives

ALMOST £25 million of cash and property was reported stolen from vulnerable elderly people last year – and the majority of the thieves were members of the old person’s family.

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Guide to educational reforms

ARE YOU a parent of a disabled child and worried about how the new Special Educational Needs and Disability reforms will affect you?

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Top chef cooks up a new scheme

AWARD-winning chef Francesco Mazzei is backing a pioneering training scheme that gets disabled people into catering.

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