Deputy John Gollop resigns as Champion

Deputy John Gollop has resigned as States’ Champion for Disabled People. It is for the best of reasons – his fellow deputies have elected him to onto the new Environment Board.  John is now on two busy departments, Environment and Social Security, and he’s had to make

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Transport Matters, Eh?

As part of the We All Matter, Eh? campaign, disabled islanders recorded videos of their experiences of public transport in Guernsey. The videos are posted on the We All Matter, Eh? website. States members debated the Environment Department’s new Transport Strategy at the end of April and

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700 people get to watch the GDA in action

Shelaine Green, Carol Ozanne, Simon de la Mare and Emily Litten recently represented the Guernsey Disability Alliance at a gala dinner for the Guernsey Achievement Awards.  At the event, the nomination video for the We All Matter, Eh? campaign was seen by an audience of 700.  The

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Shopping made easier

The Lions Club in conjunction with the Ron Short Centre are offering a free door to door transport service for people who would otherwise struggle to get their shopping done. Support with the actual shopping would also be available should this be required. The offer is open

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Guernsey decides that everyone matters

November 27th 2013 marked a significant day in history for disabled islanders and carers. It was the day that the States of Deliberation (Guernsey’s parliament) voted unanimously for the island’s first Disability and Inclusion Strategy. As they approached the Royal Court building on the morning of the

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Information pack for Deputies

The Guernsey Disability Alliance has published a series of short Infosheets to help States members and others understand the background to the Disability and Inclusion Strategy. They are: Infosheet 1: How can there be thousands of disabled people in Guernsey? Infosheet 2: Why Guernsey businesses need not

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