Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Making workplaces safer for blind people

A PRACTICAL list of actions that businesses can take to help blind and partially sighted staff return safely back to work have been produced by the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

Shadow education secretary backs clear face masks

LABOUR’s shadow education secretary, Kate Green, is backing the National Deaf Children’s Society’s campaign for transparent face masks.

Loose Women’s Kaye backs stroke chatline

TV’s Loose Women host Kaye Adams is throwing her support behind the Stroke Association’s ‘Here for You’ telephone support service, which helps combat loneliness and isolation.

Steve to give £millions more to charities

PHILANTHROPIST and leading businessman Steve Morgan has extended his campaign to help cash-strapped charities through Covid-19 until the end of September.

Carers left without proper help

NEW research shows unpaid carers were unable to get formal help with their physical and mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Warm welcome back down on the farm

BRIDGE Community Farms CIC in Ellesmere Port has reopened to the public – thanks to some magnificent work by the farm’s volunteers.

Disabled young people face ‘double disadvantage’ in job hunt

MORE than half a million disabled young people will be hit by a double disadvantage as they try to move from education to employment unless urgent action is taken, disability groups have warned

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