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‘Miracle’ glasses help blind people to ‘see’

HI TECH glasses like these by OXSIGHT are transforming the lives of many people with sight loss.

No-deal Bexit would be ‘disastrous’ for disabled

THREE disabled peers have pledged to do all they can to avert the significant impact on disabled people of a no-deal Brexit, with one warning of a “time bomb” that is now likely to “detonate”.

Loneliness – the hidden cost of caring

UNPAID carers are SEVEN times more likely to be lonely than other people, says a new study.

Voting closes for your best charity

THE shortlist for this year's Steve Morgan Entrepreneur Awards have been announced and judges are inviting readers to vote for which charity or social enterprise they think should win the big prizes!

Shock costs of private nursing care

A SHOCK report reveals that people are greatly underestimating the costs of going into private nursing care - with actual costs averaging up to almost £40,000 a year!

Masons give £1m to help lonely older people

OLDER people across parts of the North West are to get more help to feel “less lonely” and “get the most out of life”, thanks to a £1m grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

Independence days now for Amelia!

NINE-year-old Amelia has finally got the wheelchair she needs after finding the NHS's standard wheelchair provision far too heavy. Amelia had been using the same...

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