P654 CEEFAX 2 654 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/31       GOOD NEWS FOR ALL GAS CONSUMERS 1/7 The Ofgas free consumer guide to the gas market is available in large print, braille, on disc and audio cassette. The guide is available in seven counties in the south east and south west where there is a competitive gas market. Competition will be extended to other parts of the country in 1998. Anyone in Kent, East and West Sussex, Dorset, Avon, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset wanting a copy of Choice: An Ofgas guide to competition should call ereep@one p8p0-)357p2 or write to Ofgas, Freepost MR8 192, Manc@ester M1. CSV index &50 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 64p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 654 Tue p4 Mar 2p:01/51       DISABILJTY EQUALJTY TRAINING 2/7 The Greater London Association of Disabled People are holding a series of training courses during 1997. Led by Barbara Lisicki, the courses will cover issues including tPe social model of disability to establishing good practice in the workplace. Introductory and advanced courses run from April to November in London. Contact Brenda Ellis, GLAD, 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA; tel: 0171-346 5805; fax: 0171-346 5810; minicom: p171-34n 5811. CSV index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 64p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 65) Tue 04 Mar 2p:02/00       HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION GUIDE 3/7 Mencap has published a 1997 supplement to its 1996-97 edition of its holiday accommodation guide. The guide lists over 800 hotels, earmhouses, self-catering facilities, campsites and caravan parks, activity and residential centres. All welcome people with a learning eisability and their families and erienhs. Send #5 to Mencap's Holiday Service, 119 Drake Street, Rochdale OL16 1PZ; call 017pm-54111 for an order form. CR- index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 64p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/$adio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 &5 Tue 04 Har 0:00/10       HALLENG NG@MED A@S E EO( PE 4/7 Th— 1 in 8 Group c@all!lFes t@e portrayal and representation of disabled p—ople in t@e He—ia. Last year the Group ran t@e first Raspberry Ripple Awar@s and t@ey want you to make the 1997 Awards an even eiGfer@r—bcecr —y PAdinF sAy. IOnitoring forms are available to pick up on positive and negative portpayal in film, T , radho and th—atre. Contact Jo Armstrong-James on 0171-354 3980 or write with an SAE to 1 in 8 Group, 78 Mildmay Grove, London N1 4PJ. CSV index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 640 Lews 101 Weather 400 Yout@ TV/ adio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 654 Tue 04 Mar 2p:07/50   T   M CHALLENGING MEDIA STEREOTZPES 4/7 The 1 in 8 Group cPallenges tPe portrayal and representation of disabled people in the media. ast year tPe Group ran tPe first Raspberry Ripple Awards and tPey want you to Zake tPe 1997 Awards an even bigger success by having a say. Monitoring forms are available to pick up on positive and negative portrayal in film, TV, radio and theatre. Contact Jo Armstrong-James on 0171-354 3980 or write with an SAE to 1 in 8 Group, 78 Mildmay Grove, London N1 4PJ. CSV index 65p TV 60p Main menu 100 Read Hear 64p News 101 Weather 400 Yokth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 6!) Tue 0 Mar 0:00/41       CHALLENGING MEDIA S EREO YPES 4/7 The 1 in 8 Group challenges t@e portrayaL and representation of @isabled people in t@e Hedia. Last year t(e Group ran the first RArpBerry Ripple AwAr@s an— tPey want you to ZaBe tPe 1997 Awards an even —ig'er success by @aving a sAy. Ionitoring forEr are available to pick up on pocitive an— negative portrAyal in film, TV, radio and t@—atre. Contact Jo Armstrong-James on 0171-354 398p or write wit@ AN SAE to 1 in 8 Group, 78 Mildmay Grove, London N1 4PJ. Read Hear 6 0 Newq 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 654 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/10       RESPITE CARE AWARENESS WEEK 5/7 Respite Care Awareness Week aims to inform diabled people and their carers about their rights to respite care. A free consumers guide to respite care is being published during t@e week which runs from 2-8 March. Winged Fellowship Trust which provides respite to carers and holidays for people with severe physical disabilities is sponsoring the week. Contact Respite Care Awareness Week, Angel House, 20-32 Pentonville Road, London N1 9XD; tel: 0171-833 4579. C T index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 64p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 654 Tue 04 Mar 2p:05/21       EMPLOYMENT INSURAN E PROTECTION 6/7 A new insurance policy is now on the market for disabled people who employ a care assistant. The 'Care User Policy' by Fish Insurance is designed to protect care users against tPeir legal liabilities wPen employing a care assistant. This includes accidental damage, breach of Health & Safety law, and negligent acts of a care assistant. Contact Fish Insurance, 3-4 Riversway Business Village, Navigation Way, Preston PR2 2YP; tel: 01772-724442. CS- index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 6)p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu
P654 CEEFAX 2 65) Tue p4 Mar 2p:04/01       NEW GUIDE TO EMPL YMENT RIGHTS 7/7 RADAR has produced a factsheet on the employment rights introduced by the Disability Discrimination Act. The factsheet sets out clearly who is protected by tPe Act. It explains how employers must respond to the codes of practice and the options available to disabled people who have experienced discrimination. The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 - Employment FactsPeet, price #1, from RADAR, 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London EC1V 8AF; tel: 0171-25p 3222. CSV index 650 TV 600 Main menu 100 Read Hear 6)p News 101 Weather 400 Youth TV/Radio News Heads Main Menu