Access

Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey

Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission GDA’s mission is equality of opportunity for disabled islanders and carers in Guernsey.  We want to change how Guernsey thinks about disability. In

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Viewing the Christmas lights in St Peter Port

Seasonal dispensations are in place again this year to allow driving through some of the prohibited streets in the Town area to view the Christmas lights during the festive period. These dispensations are intended for the benefit of older people and people with disabilities. There is no

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Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Representatives from GDA, Wigwam, Access for All Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA), working in conjunction with Accessible Alderney – a long-term member of the GDA – will be visiting the island on 14 and 15 July to meet with interested parties, groups, businesses and associations to discuss a

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Guernsey States of Deliberation

New guernsey states of deliberation Our new States of Deliberation are now in place and all the roles have now been filled. To assist our members in contacting the right people about the Disability and Inclusion Strategy as well as day to day activities we have put

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Good News from the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society

As part of the GDA member charities publicity campaign for the Disability Strategy update, Leonie Burrows, Treasurer of the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society, gave an interview on Channel Television on hearing impairment issues within Education. Here is a copy of Leonie’s story: Following the disappointing news on

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DisabledGo Access Guide to Guernsey goes live

Ever wanted to check out a venue for its accessibility before you leave home? In so much detail, you can even see a photo of what the toilet looks like? The much-awaited DisabledGo Access Guide to Guernsey launched today at Beau Sejour. This online directory (developed in

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Press coverage of Dave’s Memorial

From the Guernsey Press, Saturday 12th November: Dave’s work for disabled people is recognised. A memorial stone plaque celebrating the work of disability campaigner Dave Purdy was unveiled yesterday. Crowds gathered at the access ramp to Market Square where the memorial stone was placed.  Mr Purdy was

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Bailiff unveils memorial stone to Dave Purdy

Although there were a few spots of rain, that didn’t stop a large crowd of Dave Purdy’s friends and family gathering at the Market Square Ramp to watch the Bailiff unveil a memorial stone in Dave’s honour on Friday 11th November. For photos of the event, go

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Guernsey gets an online Access Guide

The States has commissioned an organisation called DisabledGo to audit the accessibility of 500 venues in Guernsey – hotels, restaurants, shops, public buildings – and publish the results online for everyone to use.  DisabledGo hosted meetings on Wednesday 5th October to explain the survey process and to

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GDA member Richard Cochrane interviewed by BBC

In September Richard Cochrane gave BBC Guernsey reporter Fay Tabel a powerful, yet balanced insight into the difficulties disabled islanders face when getting around Town and into shops. Even though it was radio, you could tell just by Richard’s voice how much effort he was having to put

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