South Shields Charity Champ Narrowly Misses Out On Top National Award

A South Tyneside charity champ has narrowly missed out on receiving a lifetime achievement accolade at a glittering awards ceremony. 
Founder of the Great North Dog Walk, Tony Carlisle was named as runner-up in the category at the National Diversity Awards held in Liverpool. The event, held in The Anglican Cathedral, was attended by a number of celebrities – including … Read More

Liverpool based ADHD Foundation celebrates double award success

ADHD Foundation is celebrating double awards success after winning the Community Organisation Award for Disability at the National Diversity Awards and being nominated as Charity of the Year at the European Diversity Awards. The foundation has been recognised for its ground-breaking work supporting children, young people and their families living with ADHD. Dr Tony Lloyd, chief executive of ADHD Foundation, collected the UK Diversity Award at a ceremony … Read More

Warwick Davis wins Celebrity of the Year at the 2018 National Diversity Awards

Warwick Davis was clearly thrilled to receive a 2018 National Diversity Award tonight for his work on behalf of Little People UK. Winning Celebrity of the Year, he dedicated his award to Little People UK. ‘I dedicate this award to the members of #LittlePeopleUK, individuals with dwarfism throughout the UK & the world… you are all #PositivelyUnique.’ Warwick Davis is … Read More

LIVERPOOL CELEBRATES ITS BEST CHINESE NEW YEAR TO DATE

FAMILIES, FRIENDS, LIONS, UNICORNS AND DRAGONS LINED THE STREETS OF LIVERPOOL TO CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DOG. As the home of Europe’s oldest Chinese community, Liverpool always goes all out to celebrate Chinese New Year, and the start of the ‘China Dream’ cultural experience brought not only parades, artwork, crafts and story telling but also a a spell-binding light … Read More

Reds commit to building on equality and diversity work

Liverpool Football Club has been asked to introduce a pilot scheme which would allow supporters from the LGBT community to sit together at selected home games. The suggestion, put forward at the first meeting of the club’s equality and diversity forum which took place ahead of Liverpool’s home fixture against Chelsea, was supported in principle by all present. Summarising the proposal, forum … Read More

The National Diversity Awards 2017

If you have been following me on social media you may have spotted that I was nominated for The National Diversity Awards on International Women’s Day 2017. I had the great pleasure of attending the awards ceremony at the majestic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on the 8th of September. The night was aptly named in jest; ‘Donald Trump’s worst nightmare’ by … Read More

A Night To Remember…..

Liverpool is an amazing place. One of those places you need to visit again and again to get the real feel of the place. It is full of culture, history and vibrancy. But why were we there? We were there, of course, to attend the National Diversity Awards.  The National Diversity Awards is a prestigious black-tie event that recognises, honours and  … Read More

Able Magazine Helps National Diversity Awards Honour Disability Heroes

Able Magazine was again privileged to be media partner with the National Diversity Awards, who have secured themselves as the premier event honouring everyday role models and organisations leading the way to greater opportunity for diversity to flourish across Society. Lead singer of the Scissor Sisters, Ana Matronic joined TV presenter, Brian Dowling to host the awards which were again … Read More

Dedicated Wendy in line for award

A community worker who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to helping people in Blackpool has been shortlisted for a national award. Wendy Pearce, 72, is in line for recognition in the Lifetime Achievement category at the National Diversity Awards. Over the years she has worked with schools, young offenders and first time parents to try and … Read More

Mary Seacole charity shortlisted for diversity award

The charity devoted to Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole has been shortlisted for a national diversity award. The Mary Seacole Trust has been shortlisted for the National Diversity Awards (NDA) 2017. The charity, which promotes the legacy of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole, has been nominated for the Community Organisation Award in the Race, Religion and Faith category. UK charities … Read More