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Paralympians stranded in snowbound Bath

ATHLETES attending the first ParalympicsGB Preparation Camp at the University of Bath found themselves stranded following the severe weather that has struck much of...
Carolyin Goble, Fiona Phillips and Pam Stopforth

Top award for helping dementia carers to cope

AN internet guide to what it’s like for people who have dementia has been singled out for a top award. Health and social care charity...

Webborn gets top medical role for ParalympicsGB team

Dr NICK Webborn has been appointed ParalympicsGB’s chief medical officer for 2012. Dr Webborn, a former RAF doctor who spent time in both Headley Court...

More people having to pay for residential care

THE number of older and disabled people paying for residential care without any financial support from their local council has risen by a third...
PICTURED are young wheelchair footballers in action

Wheelchair football project wins major funding

DISABLED football in England has received a major boost with a grant from the Football Foundation, the country's largest sports charity, to the Wheelchair...

New online service for disabled travellers

PEOPLE with disabilities are to benefit from a new online tourism service that will provide detailed access information on holiday and leisure venues. Tourism for...

New research to help vulnerable in courts

A NEW three-year research project aims to find out how the criminal justice system can be improved to give people with mental health problems...

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