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Painkillers may prolong life, say researchers

COMMONLY used painkillers like ibuprofen do not increase the risk of heart attack in the elderly population – and may even prolong life...
Deborah Stone a winner of last year’s awards

Do you know a business hero?

THE MOST inspirational business men and women have until Friday July 23 to enter the annual Barclays Trading Places Awards. Enterprising individuals who...

Baroness calls for commitment to housing standards

LEADING housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association has welcomed the debate in the House of Lords on affordable housing...

Dial-a-Ride service still not up to scratch

DESPITE some improvements, Transport for London’s Dial-a-ride service continues to be plagued by significant problems, says a London Assembly report. The findings by...

Accessible travel made easy for travel agents

A NEW online training course that aims to give disabled holidaymakers a better deal has been set up for people working in the...

Commission probes disability-related harassment

THE Equality and Human Rights Commission is investigating whether public bodies and public transport providers are fulfilling their legal obligations to prevent...

Walk with me in Manchester, says Phil

PHIL Packer, who lost the use of both legs while serving in the Armed Forces, is urging people to take part in a walking challenge for learning disability charity Mencap.

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