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Your nomination really counts

Your nomination really counts £1,000 could make a big difference to the work we do to empower disabled people to […]

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Countryside Mobility Operations Manager

Countryside Mobility provides safe, enjoyable access to the South West's most scenic locations for anyone who has difficulty walking, through our hire network of all-terrain mobility scooters known as Trampers. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Countryside Mobility (CM) scheme, ensuring it runs efficiently and safely.

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Non-disabled workers earn a sixth more than disabled workers

New analysis published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) shows that non-disabled workers now earn a sixth (17.2%) more than disabled workers. The analysis found that the pay gap for disabled workers currently stands at £2.05 an hour – or £3,731 per year for someone working a 35-hour week.

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Living Options Charity Christmas Tree at Princesshay

Our Living Options tree is now in place and decorated at Princesshay, Exeter The charity tree initiative run by Princesshay […]

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North Devon Focus Group

Are you a North Devon resident? Come and share your views We are looking for people to join our upcoming […]

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We support Purple Tuesday

Ask your local shops to make a commitment to improving access. This could be through implementing the hidden disability sunflower lanyard scheme, or supporting customers with sensory needs with formal quiet hours.

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An update from Devon Wellbeing Hub

The Hub is one of 40 NHS mental health and wellbeing hubs that were set up across the country, funded by NHS England, in response to the impact of COVID-19.

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Deaf jurors supported by BSL interpreter for first time.

For the first time in England and Wales, deaf people have been able to fulfil their civic duty and serve on a jury, supported by British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters.

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New LGA guide, be a councillor

The Local Government Association, which represents more than 350 councils in England and Wales, has launched a new guide as part of its flagship Be a Councillor campaign, to support disabled residents who may be interested in representing their local community at their next local election.   

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Stoptober is back!

Whether you want to start breathing easier, feel the energy boost or even have a little more money to spend, there has never been a better time to stop smoking. Remember, it's never too late to join the thousands of people quitting smoking this October.

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