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 info@disabilityalliance.org.gg 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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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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Visit by Equal Adventure to Guernsey

Gary Dovey from Le Murier has arranged for Suresh Paul from Equal Adventure http://www.equaladventure.org to come to Guernsey. They produce kit to enable people with disabilities to access the outdoors. He’s been using their kit for years to enable the students to access outdoor activities. He’s booked Le Murier school

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ERO Media Release – Toward fairness for all: Developing Guernsey’s equality and rights organisation

Please find on our blog below the ERO news release for your attention. Deputies Yerby and Le Clerc are available for interviews on this topic. Issued by: Siriol Evans Tel: 01481 732517 E-mail: Siriol.evans@gov.gg   ERO Media Release Jan18 FINAL

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