In recent years mental health has become a key focal point and even more so since the start of the
A man from Salford with a muscle-wasting condition has completed a Captain Tom 100 challenge which saw him cycle for
People will not be silenced, perhaps this was Federico Garcia Lorca’s overriding message in his final play The House of Bernarda Alba.
Going on holiday should be a chance to relax and enjoy ourselves, but for many disabled people it can be difficult and painful simply to get onto the plane.
Heys Court will provide 19 apartments focussed on allowing disadvantaged adults to live a more independent life, with a further six to be used as assessment units for residents with more severe illnesses.
A Burnage driver, who was caught using his dead father’s disabled badge to get free parking, has been prosecuted and fined more than £500 including legal costs.
Disabled people will have a chance to play out their sexual fantasies when a network of charity members and sex workers gather in Manchester for a special event next month.
KFC staff in Hazel Grove have been accused of discrimination against a young co-worker with Down’s Syndrome.
In March 2012, the government-run body Remploy, which since 1946 had directly employed disabled people in specialised factories, announced the closure of 36 of its 54 factories.
Lord Freud, the government’s welfare reform minister, told a meeting at the Conservative Party conference last month that disabled people are ‘not worth’ the full minimum wage of £6.50, and could be made to work for as little as £2 an hour
Bedroom tax vote: Lib Dems jump in bed with Labour as most Manchester MPs say no to Clegg’s ‘cruel’ bill
The bill, which passed 306 to 231 in a debate today in Parliament, will preclude anyone from the Bedroom Tax unless they can be found a smaller home to move to