P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:44:07       —————————————————————————   MILLIONS SIGN UP  The NHS Organ Donor Register celebrates its second anniversary with the ldws that the register contains more than 3.5 million names. John Horam, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, says: "To pass the 3.5 million mark in the first two years is a remarkable achievement. There are 20,000 people signing up every month." Registration information: Freephone 0800 555777. ——————————————————————————————————1/10— It's Your Life 480 What's On 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:57:01       —————————————————————————   TUC WARNS CUTS WILL INCREASE INJURY Fewer inspectors and less inspections wil mean lower safety standards at work and more infuries, says a recent TUC report. The TUC is calling for ministers to resist further cuts in the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the forthcoming budget. Contact TUC Senior Safety Officer Owen Tudor on 0171 467 1325. ——————————————————————————————————2/10— What's On index 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:40:03       —————————————————————————   MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER COU2SE The National Council for Voluntary Organisations is offering a course on an Introduction to Emploqldnt Law on 21 and 28 November. The half day training course starting at 9.15am and 1pm is designed specifically for those involved in the management and organisations of staff in voluntary organisations. For more details contact Catherine Rayner 0171 713 6161. ——————————————————————————————————3/10— It's Your Life 480 What's On 630 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:41:10         —————————————————————————     FIGHT FOR SIGHT  A staggering 40 people a day go blind in Britain. The charity Fight for Sight's Sake is appealing to people throughout the country who work in or enjoy the visual arts to use ideas in their leaflet, which will not only raise funds but also raise awareness of eye disorders. For a copy of the free leaflet please send a SAE to Fight for Sight, FREEPOST KE8578, London, or tel 0181 427 434s. ——————————————————————————————————4/10— Jobs and courses 640 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:50:02    —————————————————————————   BUILDING SOCIETY AWARD   Outset, a national charity which provides training and employment opportunities for disabled people, has awarded Staffordshire Building Society its Target 2000 Award. Keith Page, Chief Executive at the Society, says: "We've worked very hard in recent months to create an accessible environment for all our customers and have worked closely with disabled people to provide the services they need." ——————————————————————————————————5/10— Holiday index 200 ITV Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:51:11       —————————————————————————   NATIONAL GRID'S HEART OF GOLD   Midlands-based tranmission company National Grid has announced its sponsorship and support of Kaleidoscope Theatre, a company of Down's Syndrome players celebrating its 16th year. Kaleidoscope enables Down's Syndrome people to participate in and experience the exciting world of theatre. For details of Kaleidoscope's performances, phone 01952 588766. ——————————————————————————————————6/10— It's Your Life 480 Local Theatre 632 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:41:03       —————————————————————————   TOYS GALORE Buying the right present for any child can be a daunting enough task, but if the child is blind of partially sighted it may be harder still. RNIB, along with the British Toy and Hobby Association, has produced a brand new toy catalogue for 1996/97 which lists 100 suitable toys. For a free catalogue, ring: 0171 388 1266. ——————————————————————————————————7/10— It's Your Life 480 Local Theatre 632 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:40:00       —————————————————————————   ABILITY NOT DISABLITY Employment and disability was on the agenda this month at an employer's reception, attended by over 20 representatives from companies based in the Darlington regions. Mike Smith, Chairman of County Durham Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities said: "Surveys conducted in America have actually shown employees with disabilities are often more loyal to the company and take less sick leave." ——————————————————————————————————8/10— It's Your Life 480 Fifty plus 670 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:41:11         —————————————————————————   CB WIN BID TO HOLD EUROCUP   The Wheelchair Basketball Eurocup, is to be held at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield, in May 1997. The Sheffield Action Steelers, one of the country's leading wheelchair basketball teams, and winners of the Eurocup in 1994, have successfully bid to hold the tournament for a second time. ——————————————————————————————————9/!0— It's Your Life 480 Local Theatre 632 Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus
P686 Teletext 686 Oct28 21:44:11       —————————————————————————   OVERCOMING BARRIERS  On Wednesday 30 October The National Centre for Volunteering is launching A Route to Opportunity - Volunteering for Disabled People. This new book suggests practical ways to overcome the traditional under- representation of disabled people in formal volunteering. For more information, contact: Ruth Johnson/Jean Foster on 0171 388 9888. ——————————————————————————————————10/10 It's Your Life 480 Politics 325 ITV Disability Times Newspaper, 84 Claverton St, SW1V 3AX/0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Fifty Plus TV Plus