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DENW gains funding for major anti-hate crime project

Posted by Mark Buckley on Fri 23/01/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

We are delighted to announce that our new Disability Hate Crime project has been awarded over £386,000 of Big Lottery funding.

This is a new project that will:

  • raise awareness of disability hate crime.
  • support disabled people to report crimes and incidents.
  • recruit disabled people as hate crime volunteers.
  • identify the community assets and support disabled people to access them.
  • run disability awareness events in local communtiies.


Please contact us if you require any further information at this point.

We will be posting more details regularly over the next three months as the first stages develop.


Melanie Close

Chief Executive

Tel: 01772 558863 (Ext 2012)





Twitter: DisabilityNW



Learning Disability Alliance needs your help

Posted by Mark Buckley on Thu 15/01/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Learning Disability Alliance needs your help to Quality Check the Government.  Visit their survey from the web link below.

We need your help.

Please spread the word and organise so that as many people as possible
are supported to fill in this survey.

It's time to quality check Government.

We want to hear the views of people with learning disabilities, their families and their allies.

Go to the website now to find out more.




LDA Quality Check the Government

2015 Training Opportunities

Posted by Des Butler on Wed 14/01/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

New for 2015. 

Training opportunities available. Please contact Des for more information or to book yourself on a course.

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