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Freemasons give £65,000 to fund spinal cord injury research

A YOUNG research scientist who broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008 has been handed a £65,000 grant from The Masonic Charitable Foundation to improve the quality of life and independence of people with spinal cord injuries.

Euro exit could make life worse for disabled workers, says TUC

DISABLED workers risk losing many important rights if the UK leaves the EU, according to the TUC’s General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

NatWest app improves mobile banking for blind

NatWest has improved its mobile banking app for blind and partially sighted people.

Students design shoes and gloves to help disabled people

TWO young inventors are using cutting-edge design to help people with mobility issues – and those who have problems feeding themselves.

Dame Esther’s computer call for young people

DAME Esther Rantzen is helping to get special computer equipment for terminally ill and disabled children across the UK.

The extra loud phone – with pictures

A RING tone as loud as a pneumatic drill is one of the features of this new phone.

New ap sounds perfect for people with diabetes

PEOPLE with diabetes can now manage every aspect of their condition – using their mobile phone.

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