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Disability and Carers Festival 2015

Posted by Des Butler on Wed 25/11/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

We are holding our annual festival on Friday 27th November at St Johns Minster, Preston from 10.30 - 2.30. Everyone one is welcome to come and enjoy stalls, information, entertainment and Xmas cheer. Don't forget to bring a friend - the more the merrier.

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2015

Posted by Des Butler on Wed 28/10/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

We had a very succesful Hate Crime Awareness Week which ran from 10th to the 17th October 2015. During the week we ran quite a few events and sessions in Preston and Ingol, culminating in a large scale event in Preston Bus Station.

Please see a report of the week by clicking the below link

Hate Crime Awareness Week Report

Tags: hate-crime-awareness-week-2015, hate-crime

Vacancy - Development Worker

Posted by Mark Buckley on Fri 02/10/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Disability Equality (nw) Ltd are looking to recruit someone with personal experience of disability and an in depth knowledge of current health & social care legislation and entitlements.

The development worker, will be responsible for meeting a number of key targets to promote the service and generate new business.

Applicants must be flexible and have relevant experience of working within the health and social care sector.

Applicants also need to have an understanding of the social model of disability and the day to day issues faced by disabled people. (Copy of advert can be downloaded form the link at the bottom of this article).

For an application pack please send a large A4 envelope with 81p stamp to: Steve Dickson, Office Manager, Disability Equality (nw) Ltd, 103 Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BS.

Electronic applications packs are available via:


Please state if you require the application pack in an alternative format.

Closing date: 5pm Monday 2nd November 2015

Shortlisting: Tuesday 3rd November 2015

Interviews: Thursday 5th November 2015

Managed Accounts Development Worker

Tags: vacancy, development-worker, managed-accounts

Hate Crime Awareness Week

Posted by Des Butler on Thu 24/09/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

The annual Hate Crime Awareness week is apon us. It is held between October 10th to the 17th and there are several events taking place (see poster). Feel free to get involved.

DfN Graphic

Posted by Des Butler on Wed 23/09/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Staff and volunteers of the Developing from the Negatives team enjoyed an afternoon session with Graphic Artist Stephen Hodgkins to design a large scale graphic highlighting Disability Hate Crime. The graphic will soon be on display at our Church Street office.

Click on the link below to see a video clip from staff and volunteers from the DfN team.

Video Link

Tags: dfn, graphic,

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