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By Disabled People for Disabled People

Doctor Who: I rescued Kylie Minogue as David Tennant double — BBC News

Saving Kylie Minogue from a bridge was not in Colum Sanson-Regan’s plans when he turned up as a Doctor Who extra. But David Tennant was not around, so someone had to do it, and producers thought Colum looked like the doctor. “I’ve saved Kylie, flown the Tardis, held the screwdriver and had Billie Piper look […]

Farnham PFC get set for new season By Khaleel Chima

With the 2023-24 South East League Division approaching, Farnham Powerchair Football Club (PFC), gear up for their matches after a great summer break. Weekly training on Saturday mornings between 10 to 12 are really paying off. With the team being founded just over a year ago back in 2022, players are already showing high potential. […]

New Look and Wilko closures are a loss of fond memories – Lancashire Telegraph

Walking down a high street on a weekday afternoon, ignoring the changes, is impossible. What once were bustling retail hubs are now filled with empty storefronts. Once-popular stores like Wilko, New Look, and River Island have either closed their branches in Lancashire or will likely close entirely. In saying goodbye to these shops, it’s hard […]

Celebrating Priory school’s Platinum Jubilee — By Khaleel Chima

Back in 2003, my class were tasked to represent the world’s history, for the celebration of Priory School’s Golden Jubilee. Exploring how society had developed within the 50 years during that time. Unfortunately, that was one of the last piece of work we did for the school as time had come to embark on a […]

All Ability Access at Shropshire’s Marches Mosses Bog Life Project – The Untamed Beast

The UK’s third-largest lowland raised peat bog in Shropshire, the Marches Mosses Boglife project, has taken an innovative approach to making the site accessible to all. Both the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and Natural England engaged locally with disabled people to ensure that the 665-hectare site provides a wide range of access, including a bird hide […]

My experience as a disabled volunteer at Silverstone By Kate Dowding

I’ve finally dried off after a very wet MotoGP. Let me tell you all about my experience as a disabled volunteer Race Maker at Silverstone. From welcoming visitors in the morning to wishing them a safe journey home, and everything in between – a day as a Race Maker is certainly never boring! It may […]

Yolanda Barker Visit to Number 10 Downing Street

My senses were all over the place, Sirens, buses, helicopters, tourists chattering and the music being blasted by protestors. I had arrived at Downing Street. Wearing bright orange (MS Colours) I worried about being mistaken for the Stop Oil brigade. However, after checks, I swiftly moved through the gates leaving the tourists wondering who we […]

Khaleel Visits Parallel Windsor Event

Khaleel heads off to spend a day at this new and inclusive event. Parallel Windsor is the UK’s national celebration of disability inclusion and wellbeing. Held in the grounds of the majestic Windsor Great Park and staged on the iconic Long Walk. The format of Parallel Windsor features a range of challenge events for everybody […]

Disability Expo 2023 Article — By Yolanda Barker

Being surrounded by hundreds of disabled people, MY people, I am thrilled to dive right in at the Disability Expo at Excel London. Chatting with stall holders, I absentmindedly flashed my ID card using my new Sunflower Hidden Disabilities lanyard (www.hdsunflower.com) only to realise it had the wrong name.  Spookily another Yolanda was registered also […]