Exciting new disabled facilities at Carn Brea Leisure Centre – a Changing Places changing room, plus a Pool Pod platform lift into the pool. Coming in the New Year.
December is all about Christmas, if you ask retailers, but there are other commemorations and fundraising occasions during the month, as well as celebrations for other religions.
Cornwall Women’s Fund is launching, to celebrate philanthropy, and empower and support women, girls and families across Cornwall.
Disability news roundup – accessibility for transport, events and shopping, violent hate crime, dyslexia and #JustAskDontGrab
Download the Cornwall Christmas Charity catalogue here, and give a gift to a good cause, rather than a scarf that will never be worn! 20 charities represented, across the County.
The Government is proposing requiring voters to show photo ID before voting – find out more, and whether this is discriminatory or not.
Catch up with the latest from the Rural Services Network, via their latest bulletin – rural banking, broadband, police, and more.
Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Cornish winner for disabled entrepreneur prize, for the RoomMate, which gives an audio description of the placement of fixtures in disabled toilets, for visually impaired users.
Two items of news – rises to the national minimum wage promised, and deprivation in coastal areas.
Awareness raising for breast cancer, ADHD, dyslexia, baby loss, older people, mental health, black history, hospice care, and the menopause, plus stopping drinking or smoking and walking to school, all this month!
Catch up on disability news – the conversation around sexual health and domestic abuse, large print books for children, emotional support animals and disability friendly beauty brands.
Tools & info on: suicide, human rights, RSE & drug rehab (for professionals), mental health in young people, anti hate-crime animations, and health costs support.
Awareness-raising for breastfeeding, allotments, water poverty, youth, left-handers and humanitarian issues taking place during August.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (The Truth Project) has partnered with SignHealth to allow Deaf survivors and victims to share their experiences.
New proposals for fairer travel insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
The Government has lunched a new Office for Tackling Injustices, using data to challenge social injustice and create a fairer country.
Cornwall Council is launching a consultation on changes to day services for people with disabilities, with drop in sessions, workshops, and a survey coming soon. Make sure you’re part of it.
Find out the results of the CQC’s survey of inpatients, and their Declare your Care campaign, for July looking at the standards of care received by Black and Minority Ethnic communities.