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Disability & Carers Festival 2016

Posted by Des Butler on Fri 18/11/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

On Friday 25th November Disability Equality North West will be holding the Disability and Carers Festival.

The festival is free to enter, including a visit to Santa for the under 5's. The event will feature performances and access to a wealth of information and advice. Light lunch and refreshments will be available.

The Disability and Carers Festival 2016 will run from 10:30am to 2:30pm at St John's Minster, Church Street, Preston.

The festival will feature:

  • Free Santa for under 5's
  • Performances
  • Information Stalls
  • Independent living & benefits advice
  • Disability Hate Crime info

For further information please contact Disability Equality (NW) on 01772 558863 or steven@disability-equality.org.uk

Annual General Meeting

Posted by Des Butler on Mon 19/09/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Tuesday 4th October

You are invited to attend the 2015/16 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Disability Equality (NW) Ltd in the Conference Room, The Space Centre, 10 Peddars Lane, Preston PR2 2TH, on Tuesday 4 October 2016 (registration from 1 p.m.)

In addition to the usual AGM business, there will be a guest speaker, an activity, refreshments (donations welcome) and DE(NW) staff will talk about the 'Developing from the Negatives' project and the 'Lancashire Independent Living Service'

Booking is essential as places are limited - please contact Steve Dickson by Monday 26th September 2016 on 01772 558863 (extension 2014) or e-mail steven@disability-equality.org.uk

Finally, DENW is looking for individuals who wish to nominate themselves for a Trustee position at DENW. If you are interested, please contact Steve.

Information is available in other formats, upon request.

Hate Crime Awareness Week

Posted by Des Butler on Mon 19/09/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Sat 8th Oct to Sat 15th Oct.

There will be various activities taking part throughout the week. These include:

DENW purple ribbon campaign - you will see a series of messages on purple ribbons (relating to hate crime, disability and anti-social behaviour) popping up all around Preston. These messages are being written by our clients and beneficiaries of our service.

We are on twitter using #purpleribbons

Monday 10th October 12 - 3pm.

Hate Crime Awareness launch on Preston Flag market with lots of information stalls and activities. Come and join us and find out more about Hate Crime and how to report it.

Everyone welcome

Thursday 13th October 11am - 4pm.

Hate Crime Awareness event at Preston Bus Station. Come and find out more about what Disability Hate Crime is, how to report it and join in with our activities.

Everyone welcome.

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