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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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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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Living Options’ Hub Coordinator and Travel Blogger Becki Discovers Powderham Gardens in a New Video

This month we met with our Countryside Mobility partner Powderham Castle highlighting their accessible heritage site, and beautiful gardens and […]

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Photography Course Available from Living Options and Well Image in September and October

Photography Course Available from Living Options and Well Image in September and October.

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National Day of Reflection

National Day of Reflection to mark the collective loss of those who've lost someone to the virus, and come together to hope for a brighter future.

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Your Voices on BBC Radio Devon

We get to hear from you on how our support and advice have helped you during the pandemic. Starting Monday 8th March on BBC Radio Devon

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Accessible Census 2021

We've been working with our local census team to make sure it is as accessible as possible, and available in alternative formats including BSL.

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The See Hear Centre is on the move this Spring

Local charity service which offers free support to people with sight and hearing loss, has to vacate its premises in Barnstaple before the end of March.

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Government recruiting Disability and Access Ambassadors

The Cabinet Office has announced it is recruiting fourteen new Disability and Access Ambassadors. These ambassadors will help ensure businesses are doing all they can to support their disabled customers.

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