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Extra 1m disabled people in poverty

THE number of disabled people living in poverty is about one million higher than official figures, according to a new report.

Disabled children failed by childcare system

A CROSS party inquiry reveals widespread failures for disabled children across the childcare system.


CHESTER Adult Phab group have been celebrating in style after receiving The Queen's Award for voluntary service.

DVD at end of rainbow

A DVD has been launched to celebrate an event that saw hundreds of carers create a human rainbow across the Runcorn bridge.

Needs must

Care to come first in historic ruling

Seven days a week for sight helpline

SIGHTLINE Vision, the charity that supports visually impaired people, has been awarded a £192,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.The money will allow the charity to extend its evening helpline – currently Thursday to Monday – into a seven day a week service.

New benefit will not be means tested, says Minister

DISABILITY minister Maria Miller has confirmed the new Personal Independence Payment that will be phased in during 2013-14 to replace Disability Living Allowance will also be non-means tested.

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