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Mental Health Employment Conference success

September 30th, 2013|

Guernsey Mind, as part of its Employment Project, hosted a successful Mental Health Employment Conference in September. The turnout was impressive and exceeded the organisers' expectations. Over 100 professionals and business leaders attended the half day conference with [...]

John's team gains more influence

September 30th, 2013|

Earlier this year, Deputies Paul Le Pelley and Arrun Wilkie volunteered to assist Deputy John Gollop in his work as States' Champion for Disabled People. A big advantage of their involvement comes from the fact that they both have a [...]

Citizens Advice Bureau launches new website

September 18th, 2013|

Guernsey's Citizens Advice Bureau has launched their new website, providing valuable local information to everyone in the community.  The charity's online pages receive more than 1000 'hits' per month. CAB give free and confidential advice and deal with nearly 10,000 [...]

GDA celebrates 5th Birthday

September 4th, 2013|

On 28th August, members and supporters celebrated the GDA's Fifth Birthday with a summer party at the Guernsey Cheshire Home. Good music, great food and a lot of fun in the garden whilst Chris George took a group photo... And [...]

Tanni becomes the GDA's patron

August 29th, 2013|

Paralympian and parliamentarian, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has become a patron of the Guernsey Disability Alliance. The exciting news was announced to our members and supporters as we celebrated our fifth birthday party, hosted by the Guernsey Cheshire Home. Tanni [...]

Disabled people are one group affected by poverty

July 24th, 2013|

In July, the GDA attended the Poverty Debate, hosted by the Guernsey Community Foundation. 150 deputies, civil servants, charities, business people and islanders came together to discuss whether there is a poverty problem in Guernsey, led by an expert panel. [...]

Autism Guernsey launch their new outreach service

July 19th, 2013|

Autism Guernsey, in conjunction with the National Autistic Society, has launched a brand new outreach service for children and adults with autism. The aim is to close the current gap in States' service provision which currently leaves families and individuals [...]

Poverty in Guernsey? What's the problem?

July 15th, 2013|

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a public debate on poverty. Is poverty really an issue in our wealthy island? In your experience, do you see examples of what you would consider to be real poverty? Would you like to [...]

Alderney strives for better access

June 30th, 2013|

Here is a message from the founder of 'Accessible Alderney' Jane Aireton: Accessible Alderney was formed earlier this year to make Alderney more accessible to everyone. The island suffers from the hills, high winds, narrow streets and the cobbles with which [...]