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This news posting has been created in haste (Cut&pasted from Facebook).
1) If anyone can help with information, please do so.
2) Let’s hope we can update this post with some good news
One of Rescare’s founders, and current Honorary Vice-President, has featured in local and national news after the loss of his four war medals. Here are the reports on BBC and ITV News: http://www.itv.com/…/blind-war-veterans-tearful-appeal-ple…/ and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-40371153 . Just to repeat, anyone with information should contact the charity Blind Veterans UK on freephone 0800 389 797.
The best, in not the only extensive coverage of Scotland’s newly established Learning Disability Awards was in the Daily Record.
The full report is available via this link – but perhaps we may just quote its opening words
“MUCH is written about the struggles and challenges faced by those living with learning disabilities.
But a new awards competition is shining a spotlight on their amazing achievements instead. Continue reading
The status of the debate is slightly complicated, but the (unfortunate) fact is that the Government does not have to act upon the results of the vote on the 19th – although the fact that the debate is taking place at all reflects the levels of concern and interest inside and outside the House.
The best explanatory account of the background to the upcoming debate currently available seems to be on the website of the Shadow Minister, Debbie Abrahams.