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‘Ain’t no mountain high enough!’ Fundraisers complete 3 Peaks Challenge for Victoria Education Centre

On 14th June (2014) Mark Kettle, Chris Williams, Pete Williamson and Tara Williamson from Raymond Brown Construction (RBC), based in Ringwood, completed the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise money

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“Parallel London’s Super Sensory 1k will be different for every athlete. It’s going to be extraordinary”

Jo Grace is an inclusion and sensory engagement consultant and founder of The Sensory Projects. She is one of the ambassadors of Parallel London, the UK’s largest disability-led challenge event which

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“Strictly” style dancing competition to help support local people with disabilities

Brackley and Northampton Dance School, Step by Step,are holding a Strictly Come Dancing style competition to raise money for national disability charity Livability. The charity runs a local service for

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“When faced with barriers in society, a positive attitude is half the battle,” says Kayleigh Walters. This is a story about how a daughter and mother overcome barriers in everyday life

Kayleigh Walters is one of Livability’s Service User Engagement Officers. Her role sees her visiting a range of Livability services around the UK. We interviewed Kayleigh and Annette Walters about how

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5 Christmas stocking fillers every marathon runner needs

Livability is proud to have over a great team of people running the Virgin London Marathon next year, in support of the charity. As December gets underway, every London marathon runner’s training plan

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A brother’s skydive singlehandly raises thousands for Icanho

Last month Gavin Dale took a leap out of a plane at 13,000 feet to raise money for Icanho rehabilitation centre and raised over £3,500. We spoke to Gavin to find out what his motivations were to skydive

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A festive evening at Livability’s Christmas Carol Service

St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square, London was filled with special guests, supporters and friends for Livability’s annual Christmas Carol Service. The service, which has become Livability’s

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A new lease of life after a residential home’s refurshment is complete

As the saying goes ‘There’s nowhere like home’. For the people that live at Livability’s Oakview residential home in Aberystwyth, a refurbishment has given way to a completely new

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A residential home and its residents come together to throw a 70th birthday party

It’s pretty common to want to fulfil a person’s wants when it’s their birthday. It’s a sign to say they are valued and it’s a day of being celebrated. But the staff at one

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A royal outing to Frogmore House and Garden for a passionate historian

As part of the charity’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Livability was given the special opportunity to invite guests to explore Frogmore House and Garden – an official royal residence. Livability

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