P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:13:28     ————————————————————  ——  AWARDS FOR ACCESS LEADERS   An Asda store where Braille is being used and Grove Infant School in Rayleigh, Essex, where children are being taught sign language were among five winners of awards after the final stage of the DDA. The awards went to organisations which fulfilled the access requirements of the Bill. The awards were presented by The Princess Royal at the King's Fund in London. ——————————————————————————————————1/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper MONEY MATTERS! PERSONAL FINANCE p530 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:10:48     ————————————————————  ——  CHANCE TO VITALISE HOLIDAYS   Founded in 1963, Winged Fellowship Trust is changing its n!me to Vitalise at its supporters' conference to be held at the Lillian Bayliss Theatre in London on Monday November 1. The Trust organises holidays in the UK for disabled people — and at home and abroad for those who are visually impaired. Last year more than 6,000 holidays were provided. ——————————————————————————————————2/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:17:09     ————————————————————  ——  A PROUD DAY FOR ATHLETES   Paralympic tennis silver medallist Mark Eccleston was among 37 Paralympic medallists and 47 Olympic medallists who took part in the heroes' parade through central London on October 18. It was Eccleston's second Olumpics — he represented the UK at wheelchair rugby in Atlanta 1996. He said, "It was a great day, a very proud day". ——————————————————————————————————3/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper STAGE REVIEWS AND LISTINGS p330 Deafview Missing Bamaoozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:14:04     ————————————————————  ——  DEALING WITH SOME FACTS   Leading charities Contact A Family and Relate have produced a factsheet for the parents of disabled children. Dealing with issues like care, feelings and talking about problems, the document also provides a guide to practical matters, like finance, benefits and housing. It also addresses the problems of coping with breakdowns in relationships. Information: 0845 456 1310 or enquiries@relate.org.uk ——————————————————————————————————4/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper RACING EXTRA — A FRONTRUNNER p570 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:11:2h     ————————————————————  ——  BLAIR HAILS CHARITIES   Cherie Blair, speaking at the annual Henry Hawkins Lecture sponsored by Macca, the mental health charity, said: "We must all contribute to build inclusive caring communities." The PM's wife emphasised the impact that individuals can have, and stressed that creating new impressions were important in making people realise the capacity of the mentally ill. She affirmed the impact charities make in the field of mental health care. ——————————————————————————————————5/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper GET AWAY FROM IT ALL! HOLIDAYS p200 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:11:44     ————————————————————  ——  A LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT   A new play, Watch the Spider, is being produced at the Oval House Theatre in London. It is a drama about a man who is paralysed by a brutal stabbing — and how his world is changed. It is written by Andrew McLay who himself acquired a disability which changed his attitude to life. Details on 020 7582 7680. ——————————————————————————————————6/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper MONEY MATTERS! PERSONAL FINANCE p530 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:11:08     ————————————————————  ——  OPENING UP AT THE HILTON   In conjunction with the Shaw Trust, The Hilton Hotel group is opening up job opportunities in its hotel chain for people with disabilities. It is hoped that the initiative will create further jobs within the industry. Shaw Trust director Malcolm Goldsby said: "It is great news when a major employer recognises the contribution that people with disabilities can make." ——————————————————————————————————7/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper FOR LOTTERY, WE HAVE THE LOTTO p123 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:12:28     ————————————————————  ——  SUPERMARKET TRAINING OFFERED   People with disabilities will have the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary for employment in supermarkets — at Remploy's training centre in Burnley. A mini Asda has been created where they are taught essential skills to maintain the company's high standards. Bill Warner, chief exective of Remploy, said: "It represents a commitment ... to ensure people with disabilities are afforded equal opportunities." ——————————————————————————————————8/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel 020 7233 7970 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:12:48     ————————————————————  ——  EXTENDING MOTABILITY   Motability and InkExpress have joined forces to help extend the motability services to disabled and elderly people. InkExpress has set up a system to cheaply refill computer printer cartridges which will give Motability £1 for every order taken. The refills are 50% cheaper than standard replacements. Contact freephone 0800 977 5456 for free order envelope or motability@inkxpress.com ——————————————————————————————————9/10— Provided by Disability Times newspaper 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel 020 7233 7970 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide
P156 Teletext 156 Oct27 21:12:08     ————————————————————  ——  LEADING HOUSING REGISTER   Ability, the housing charity, is piloting a Disability Housing Register (DHR) in Reading which will be the leading one of its kind in the country. Local authorities will be operating a similar facility from early 2005. DHR collects data and matches tenants to specific requirements. The two organisations will help private homeowners move from one sector to another. ——————————————————————————————————10/10 Provided by Disability Times newspaper 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel 020 7233 7970 Deafview Missing Bamboozle TV Guide