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Carers Guernsey is recruiting

February 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

Carers Action Plan Engagement Event

February 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

Legislation update: A call to Galway by Rob Platts

February 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

Guernsey Dynamics Football Team

January 31st, 2018|

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 [...]

Be Active!

January 30th, 2018|

Be Active! Active literacy through storytelling course Firstly it’s great to see organisations such as the Guernsey football Association doing their bit to promote activity across the community. Football Development Officer, Joelle Pengelley, circulated the note below to teachers inviting [...]

Lift Access at Guernsey Police Headquarters

January 30th, 2018|

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 [...]

Jersey Disability Discrimination – news release

January 30th, 2018|

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 [...]

January 2018 Newsletter

January 24th, 2018|

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 GDA Jan 2018 newsletter