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Preston charity wants to hear about the lockdown experiences of people with disabilities

Disability Equality North West in Church Street Preston-based charity Disability Equality North West wants to speak to people with disabilities about their experiences during lockdown. A short anonymous survey is being used to gather Lancashire residents’ feedback […]

4 months ago
New project in Preston aims to offer support for vulnerable disabled people during the pandemic

If you’re living in Preston, are disabled, struggling during lockdown and need someone to talk to, then ‘Disability Equality’, a new project may be just what you are looking for. […]

7 months ago
‘Concern’ as lack of public toilets in Preston city centre affects disabled people, families and more

An accessible toilet Pic: Chris Keller from Pixabay As Preston city centre slowly comes back to life after lockdown, one key facility is missing – the public toilet. While toilets are available at Preston Market Hall and the […]

1 year ago
Disability Equality North West celebrate their 20th Birthday at Church Street

Disability Equality North West. Disability Equality North West (DENW) are celebrating 20 years in their current base on Church Street in Preston. The centre have seen businesses open and close on the street while […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement This Preston firm is one of the most inclusive employers in the UK

The charity is based in Church Street Pic: Google The firm is based in Church Street Pic: Google A Preston firm has been ranked as one of the most inclusive employers in the UK. Disability Equality North West – […]

4 years ago
How this bear was saved from Preston’s mean streets

The bear sits on the street in the Plungington area A drizzly Friday morning in Preston saw a teddy bear sat looking forlorn next to a line of bins. Disability Equality North West chief executive Mel Close was on her […]

5 years ago
Can you help Disability Equality North West celebrate 20 years in Preston?

The charity is based in Church Street Pic: Google A Preston charity that supports more than 5,500 disabled people a year is asking for help ahead of its 20th birthday. Disability Equality North West marks its 20th anniversary on […]

5 years ago
Preston disabled drivers to be charged for having a blue badge

Blue badges allow those with a disability to park in easy-access spaces Pic: lyke_ Disabled drivers and passengers in Preston now face a charge for having a blue badge. Lancashire County Council stands to make £274,000 by introducing a £10 charge for the badges […]

6 years ago
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