Children’s charity wins top award

A local children’s charity is celebrating after being honoured with a top award at The National Diversity Awards held at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.  The Childhood Tumour Trust, based at Winchelsea Beach, beat seven others in the running for the Community Organisation Award for Disability at the ceremony, held last Friday (September 8). The glittering ceremony honoured role models and … Read More

One in four Brits admit to avoiding conversations with disabled people

‘Fear of causing offence’ and ‘feeling uncomfortable’ cited as reasons for not speaking to disabled people One in four people admit they have actively avoided conversations with disabled people, research shows, prompting concerns that there is a ”silent epidemic” of isolation across the UK. A survey of more than 2,000 people by national disability charity Sense found that half (52 per cent) believed … Read More