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"Simplicity is key" says Tanni Grey-Thompson

January 27th, 2013|

          In January 2013, Paralympic athlete Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE visited Guernsey at the invitation of the Guernsey Disability Alliance to encourage the island to bring in disability equality legislation. Speaking to a large audience of [...]

Mencap information evening on guardianship and benefits

November 15th, 2012|

Have you got any questions around guardianship and setting up a trust for someone you are caring for? Or are you confused about benefits? Mencap are holding an information evening that may answer some of your questions. Please click on [...]

Interested in hydrotherapy?

August 23rd, 2012|

The letter below is from Jo Bourgaize, Co-ordinator for the Guernsey Fibromyalgia Support Group. Please reply direct to her if you are interested, her contact details are at the end of the letter.       At recent support group [...]

Local company offers cash and volunteers to charity

June 13th, 2012|

Luna Bar and Fusion Nightclub staff have launched a mission to find a charity partner for 2012/13. To coincide with Volunteers Week from, 1 to 7 June, proprietor Adam Burroughs and his team of 37 have been long considering how [...]

Tell the States about life for disabled islanders

June 12th, 2012|

The States is carrying out a Disability Survey to help them understand: How many disabled people and carers there are in Guernsey and Alderney What kind of challenges you face here What you would like to change What kind of [...]

Voting has now closed

June 2nd, 2012|

The last day to return your vote to the Royal Court for the election of States' Champion for Disabled People was Friday 1st June. Voting has now closed. The result will be announced after the bank holiday weekend on Wednesday [...]

Hustings draws the crowds

May 30th, 2012|

It was a full house for the States Champion hustings in the Harry Bound Room at the Cotils last night with more than 100 people eager to get to know the candidates. For a really good flavour for the event, [...]

Candidates manifestos now available

May 20th, 2012|

***Registration for voting has now closed*** On Friday 1st June 2012, disabled islanders, their families and those who support them will take part in a postal vote to elect the States' Champion for Disabled People 2012. Who can vote in [...]

Who can vote in the Election for States' Champion?

May 19th, 2012|Tags: |

  The people encouraged to vote for the States’ Champion for Disabled People are:     1. Disabled islanders In Guernsey this is defined as follows: People with disabilities, or disabled people, include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual [...]

How do I get a postal vote for the Election?

May 19th, 2012|

  To be sent a voting pack, you just need to tell the Guernsey Disability Alliance your name and address. You can:   Email [safe_email][/safe_email]. Phone 07781 467316. Go to the Health Information Exchange at the entrance to the new [...]