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States Disability Officer update

December 18th, 2020|

Update by Gill Evans, States Disability Officer “It’s been a busy end to the year. Disability awareness training (including information about the hidden disability lanyard scheme) was given to the expanded Ports customer care team. These are the people [...]

International election observers report and support for IDPwD

December 7th, 2020|Tags: |

“An Election of Firsts”: International Observers Publish Recommendations Following Guernsey General Election Published 07 December 2020 Read the media release here and full report here The team of international observers that carried out an independent Election Expert Mission to the [...]

Purple Tuesday 3rd November 2020

November 2nd, 2020|Tags: |

Join us as we outline Purple Tuesday and the 6 commitments local organisations are encouraged to make in the next 365 days. What is Purple Tuesday Purple Tuesday 2020 is a change programme for organisations of all sizes [...]

CAE Access Course

July 30th, 2020|

Access Audit course - Postponed due to Covid until 2021 email karen@matter.gg to book your place In partnership with Access for All CAE Access expert Vin Goodwin will again be visiting Guernsey to train more Accessibility Auditors. Access [...]

Queens Award for Disability Swimming

June 2nd, 2020|

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to volunteer groups across the British Isles goes to member charity Guernsey Disability Swimming ITV News article  Two Guernsey charities have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary [...]

New Accessible Taxi information booklets – 2019

November 27th, 2019|

Please find attached the new 2019 accessible taxi booklets as a PDF and word document Accessible-Taxi-Information-Leaflet-2019-4Download Accessible Taxi Information Leaflet 2019Download

Accessible Christmas Parking 2019

November 25th, 2019|

Christmas Parking in Town update by Traffic and Highway Services last at Tuesday 26 November 2019 As Christmas approaches, Traffic and Highway Services is making it easier for Islanders to enjoy the festivities in St Peter Port. From Saturday 30th [...]

Accessible Christmas Lights update – Nov 2019

November 25th, 2019|

We have had a number of queries in relation to the Accessible Town Christmas evening and Christmas Lights for December 2019. Opportunity to view the Christmas Lights in Town Wednesday 27 November 2019 Traffic & Highway Services has once again, [...]

GDA and Access for All meeting – March 2019

March 28th, 2019|

thank you to everyone who attended our meeting in March and especially to our guest presenters: Claire, Darren and Mike please find attached our slide deck from the night

Disability Review: Business Disability Forum (BDF) reports

January 29th, 2019|

Disability Review - BDF reports You can view the reports and commentary on the States of Guernsey website here The States of Guernsey's Disability and Inclusion Strategy contains an action for the States' to commission an audit of its practices, [...]

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