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Latest news updates and articles from Disability Equality North West. Click on the more link to read full article:

Vacancy at DENW -

Posted by Mark Buckley on Tue 19/04/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Disability Equality (nw) Ltd. is looking to appoint to the following post for our exciting Big Lottery Funded project, addressing the issue of Disability Hate Crime and anti-social behaviour.

Download the advert from link below for more details and how to apply.

DENW DfN Vacancy April 2016

Tags: vacancy, dfn

Afternoon Tea at Plungington Community Centre

Posted by Des Butler on Mon 22/02/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

We are holding an afternoon tea session at Plungington Community Centre on Friday 26th February. Everyone welcome.

Our DfN Hate Crime Project completes first year

Posted by Mark Buckley on Thu 11/02/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

88% increase in reporting

The first year of our Big Lottery funded Disability Hate Crime project has flown by and we are pleased to be able to share with you our evaluation report.

The hard work and support for this project from volunteers, partners and staff has led to an 88% increase in reporting of disability hate crimes and incidents to our team.

We are now in the second year of the project and have lots of exciting events coming up so please keep in touch to find out more.

DfN Hate Crime Evaluation 15-16

Tags: dfn, hate, crime

Money Advice Sessions at DENW

Posted by Mark Buckley on Wed 10/02/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Worried about your money skills?

Please find attached below details of a new short project to support people in managing their money. These sessions are informal and will help you to identify your top three priorities. We can then offer further one to one sessions to help you get them sorted out.

 If you are interested please contact me by telephone (01772 558863 option 3) or reply to this email with your contact details and I will be in touch.

 The sessions will be running several times in March – most probably on Fridays. But do get in touch even if these are not suitable for you.

 We guarantee you will be better off!

Money Advice Sessions at DENW

Tags: money, advice, finance, budgeting, debt

AGM 2014/15

Posted by Des Butler on Mon 08/02/16. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Disability Equality NW AGM for 2014/15

The Disability Equality NW AGM was held on Thursday 28th January at St Cuthbert’s Church, Preston. The AGM coincided with Holocaust Memorial week and we had guest speaker Mary Penellum (Holocaust Memorial Day trust) talk a little about events going on in the North West.

Election of officers was conducted - there was no change to the trustee honorary officers and they remain as follows:

Chair: Lindsey Holt-Mylroie

Vice Chair: Dave Wilson

Treasurer: Nick Patterson

Shadow Treasurer: Mags Cropper


The position of secretary remains vacant.

Trustees: Rakhi Amin, Lorraine Clucas.

The annual report was given to attendees (see attached)

A short activity took place to remember Holocaust Memorial Day – people were asked to write messages on Peace Doves (cut out from old Christmas cards) and place them on a small tree.

Click the link below to see Annual report

AGM annual report

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