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Mikado Production in aid of The Guernsey Cheshire Home

Attached is a poster for the production of the Mikado that we are putting on (using the musical excellence of Niall McCathie and Marilyn Pugh with the help of lots of local talent) in aid of the Guernsey Cheshire home on Saturday 9th June 2018 – where we

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Carers Guernsey Survey

Carers Survey  The States of Guernsey is currently seeking the input of people who provide unpaid support to family members and friends to begin the development of a Carers’ Action Plan. If you are an informal, unpaid carer, the States of Guernsey need your views! As part

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Carers Guernsey is recruiting

Carers Guernsey is a new charity dedicated to supporting islanders of all ages who provide informal care for family members and friends with life-limiting health conditions. Carers Guernsey is recruiting its first two members of staff – a Manager and an Outreach Worker – who together will

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Carers Action Plan Engagement Event

This is just to confirm that we will be holding our Carers Action Plan Engagement Event on Thursday 15th February from 5.30pm – 7.30pm at Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room. We currently have around 60 registered attendees with a good mix of carers themselves and policy/third sector representatives who work with carers. We

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Legislation update: A call to Galway by Rob Platts

Dear Members A call to Galway Probably just hearing the word “legislation”, for some, makes hearts sink and eyes droop in despair and disbelief. Many, perhaps, now equate the word “legislation” with delays, broken promises and denied rights – and I can understand that. The great Dr

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The GDA / We All Matter Eh? are seeking a Corporate Secretariat

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The GDA Executive Board is expanding as we develop our work in the community and with businesses. We are looking for a Corporate Secretariat, who can volunteer 4-8 hours a month, preferably through CSR with their employer.    It is a critical role to the GDA Board as

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Scrutiny hearing on the progress of the Disability and Inclusion Strategy

Please see the newspaper articles from the Guernsey Evening Press regarding the Disability and Inclusion Strategy in Guernsey

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Jersey Disability Discrimination Consultation – GDA response

At the end of last year Jersey organised a consultation with the public in their disability discrimination legislation. The GDA gave a full response (special thanks to Rob Platts), many of our comments are included in the consultation report.  The GDA has concluded that the proposed approach

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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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