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HRH Princess Royal unveils new Livability care home in Bognor Regis

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne yesterday unveiled a brand new Livability care home in Bognor Regis. The care home, called Ashley Place, is a new site for the residents who were previously in Ashley

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Livability fundraiser to fight disability stigma by walking 106km around Isle of Wight

Lizzie Bannister (27, from Wimblington in Cambridgeshire) is preparing to do the Isle of Wight Challenge on 2nd May to raise money for Livability. Embracing nature and fighting stigma Lizzie chose to do

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What the manifestos say about disability…

Last week, the main political parties in England and Wales launched their manifestos. Disability Rights UK (which Livability is a member of) have produced a comprehensive summary document on the key

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How Livability inspired a new novel about friendship

Hazel Gaynor, author of a new novel A Memory of Violets, writes a guest blog for Livability speaking about how her recent novel was inspired by Livability’s predecessor John Groom. The idea for

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Princess Anne visits Livability Treetops

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne visited Livability’s Treetops residential care home in Colchester (Essex) on Tuesday 31st March. This was as part of Princess Anne’s ongoing support for Livability’s

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Improvements underway as Home Design Appeal gathers steam

Livability’s main fundraising campaign, The Home Design Appeal, is almost a year underway and going from strength to strength. Over a quarter of disabled people say they do not frequently control over

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Universal credit and disability: What’s changing and why

Universal credit is a new means-tested benefit for people of working age with a low income, which will be organised online via job centres. The new benefit will combine a number of working age benefits

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1 million Dementia Friends announced

The Alzheimer’s Society announced last week that they have successfully trained 1 million Dementia Friends. Dr Trevor Adams, Livability’s Dementia Friendly Churches Associate, said: ‘We are

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MPs urged to host local ‘Disability Confident’ event to raise employment awareness

MPs from across the country are working to help raise the profile of disabled people in the workplace within their own constituencies. Minister for Disabled People, Mark Harper, recently urged every MP

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East Holton Charity merger with Livability to create more Dorset services for disabled and disadvantaged people

Livability is delighted to announce a merger with the Dorset-based East Holton Charity, known as Holton Lee. Holton Lee’s work includes wellbeing, arts, horticultural and inclusion projects for individuals

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