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HRH The Princess Royal attends ‘Meet the Makers’ to celebrate disabled artists

A Beatles jigsaw dress, fiery dragon, metal work sculpture and bumble bee mosaic – all got royal attention this week, at an event celebrating the art and creativity of disabled people. ‘Meet

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Marathon stars of 2019

An amazing 64 #teamLivability runners pounded the streets of London at one of the most iconic running routes in the world, the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019. What you see on the day is the result of

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Sports for all – getting active at the pool and on the pitch

With physical activity known to be vital for physical and mental health and wellbeing, disabled people supported by Livability are not content with sitting still. With the London Marathon coming up fast,

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Jamie’s first ever Marathon

With only one more weekend to go until one of London’s most iconic sporting events, The Virgin Money London Marathon – we hear from one of our amazing marathon runners. Jamie tells us why he

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On track – or not? A journey testing accessibilty on the tube

For disabled people, transport can put huge barriers in the way of something as ordinary as a day out. Philip, who is supported by Livability, set out on a journey of discovery. Finding your way around

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All in tune – Singing that grows wellbeing

Community choir and singing guru Gareth Malone has shown that singing is good for the soul. Singing is certainly something that chimes with people at a Livability North London care home. Ask people who

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One Show presenter to host event in support of Livability London marathon runner

BBC One Show presenter Michelle Ackerley is to host a talk about her career as a TV presenter and journalist at her former school. Michelle is doing the event to inspire pupils as they consider their

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Oscars inspiration: Loving film and living life – Tom’s story

The recent Oscars ceremony 2019 was a highlight for film studies graduate Tom, who recently moved to Livability’s residential service in Hereford. Tom studied film production technology and has a ‘pro’

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How social prescribing to a gardening project helps to grow health in Dorset

On social prescribing day, we take a moment to consider its importance and celebrate a gardening project that’s growing a great crop of flowers – and health too. What is social prescribing? The

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Balance for better – what does the care sector need?

The focus of this year’s International Women’s Day is all about better balance (#BalanceforBetter). Today we’re celebrating the vital contribution that women make delivering care services every day

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