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Top 5 – Closing date 31 December

  The GDA Top 5 Priorities are helping us set the GDA’s 1-2 year goals by showing which areas are most important to you, the members. We have had a great response so far and would love to get another 20-30 replies before the closing date of

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Disability Strategy question at SPP hustings

Michael Henderson; David Noakes; Charles Parkinson

Photo courtesy of Guernsey Press & Star Ltd.   Last night, the candidates in the St Peter Port by-election were asked by a member of the public what they would do to revitalise the Disability and Inclusion Strategy. Here are our notes on what they said: Charles

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Reaction to Disability Strategy Update Report

Two years after unanimously supporting the creation of Guernsey’s Disability and Inclusion Stragey, States members met on 25th Nov 2015 to debate an update on progress. Here’s the Guernsey Press report on what happened. Inevitably it focuses on the Deputies who were the most critical, so bear

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Chief Minister explains Disability Strategy delay

After the States debate on progress of the Disability Strategy on Tuesday, Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq spoke to the media. Here’s what he said: “What we have done in this instance is to approve something that we unanimously agreed, were very much behind, felt was the right

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Is the Disability Strategy fulfulling its promises?

  The Disability Strategy is already two years old The Disability and Inclusion Strategy was passed unanimously by the States in November 2013. It contains nine different projects. On 16th October, the States published an Update Report setting out the progress that has been made so far.

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Stay safe, warm and healthy.

  Ageing Well in the Bailiwick have put together some initiatives which are aimed at helping people to stay safe, warm and healthy over the coming winter months. You are welcome to pass these on to your own organisations and to anyone else who you think might

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Come and watch the States Meeting

  If you are thinking of attending the States meeting abut progress on the Disability and Inclusion Strategy on Tuesday 24th November, read our two-page Infosheet to find out how it all works. Click on this Infosheet link, not the photo, for a clearer view.

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November’s newsletter

November Newsletter

  Novembers newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA. You can view it online here If you’d like a printed copy, please Contact Us.

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Guernsey Employment Trust – November Guest Speaker

Michael Evans, Chief Executive of Guernsey Employment Trust was GDA’s November Guest Speaker. He spoke about the range of employment services available for 16 – 67 year olds. GET have been running since May this year and have just moved into their new building at The Fort

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Media coverage for States update on Disability Strategy

The Disability Strategy has been very much in the news this week, following publication of the two-year Update Report on progress of the Disability Strategy. The GDA described the report as a “sobering reality check”. Here are links to all the different stories: Guernsey Press Fri 16th

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