In the News

Developing Disability Discrimination/Equality Legislation – Appointment of consultants

Ellen Pragnell, Senior Policy Officer – Disability Discrimination Legeislation, is pleased to advise that following interviews with the three shortlisted consultancy teams, the Committee for Employment & Social Security has decided to appoint legal experts from the National University of Ireland Galway’s internationally acclaimed Centre for Disability Law and

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Guernsey Dynamics Football Team

We are a Special Needs Football Club and take players from the age of 14. We are called Guernsey Dynamics. The coaches are fully qualified with first aid, and child welfare qualifications. We train once a week for an hour and a half (venue to be arranged).

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Be Active!

Be Active! Active literacy through storytelling course Firstly it’s great to see organisations such as the Guernsey football Association doing their bit to promote activity across the community. Football Development Officer, Joelle Pengelley, circulated the note below to teachers inviting them to att end the Active Literacy

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Lift Access at Guernsey Police Headquarters

Guernsey Police regret to inform wheelchair users that our lift access to the front desk is currently out of order.  Our engineers are working to resolve the issue, but are awaiting the delivery of parts from the UK.  Should anyone with a mobility impairment need to speak

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Jersey Disability Discrimination – news release

Please find below Jerseys update their progress on making disability a protected characteristic under the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013. The draft Disability Discrimination Regulations will be debated by the States Assembly at the States sitting of 20 March 2018 and if approved, will come into force (partly)

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January 2018 Newsletter

Happy New Year everyone! We are very pleased to attach the first newsletter of 2018. If you wish to discuss any of the content, please do contact us at GDA Jan 2018 newsletter

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Scrutiny Management Committee Media Release

Please find attached a media release regarding the Disability and Inclusion Strategy. The States of Guernsey announce that there will be a Public Hearing on Wednesday 31st January in the Moulin Huet and Petit Port Rooms at St Martin’s Community Centre between 2 and 4pm. Media Release

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Statement by the President of the Committee for Employment & Social Security

Please click on the link below to read the statement made by Deputy Michelle Le Clerc on Tuesday 16th February 2018.–Social-Security

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DONATE Guernsey

Thank you to Donate ‘keeping it local’ for their invaluable support for the past two years in sponsoring the GDA newsletter and member meetings. Find out more about Donate here. DONATE sell unwanted items to raise money for “local” charities and also raising the awareness and profiles

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Disability Officer Up-date January 2018

We have had lots of good feedback on the Hidden Disabilities lanyard scheme at Guernsey and Alderney Airports. The scheme was launched on 1 December 2017. The lanyard will help staff discreetly identify travellers who may require support. Airport staff are ready to assist all travellers however

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