Request BSL Option on Whether West Yorkshire Gets A Mayor?

Michelle Gerrard, Calderdale's Coordinator for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing has sent us a message to share amongst our members and readers: Have you heard of the West Yorkshire Devolution Deal? https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/wydevolution - They are looking to have a mayor for West Yorkshire like they have in Manchester and London. The consultation period is open until … Continue reading Request BSL Option on Whether West Yorkshire Gets A Mayor?

Disability Rights UK’s Latest Newsletter

Here's this week's Disability Rights UK newsletter (week commencing 6 July 2020). Reintroduction of work conditionality and sanctions Work and Pensions Secretary Thérèse Coffey has announced conditionality and benefit sanctions will be reintroduced this week as jobcentres in England start to reopen after lockdown, saying it was ‘essential’ claimant rules are reinstated. Face-to-face meetings in … Continue reading Disability Rights UK’s Latest Newsletter

Disability Horizons Newsletter – Sex, Kindness & Streaming Issues

This is the 29 June edition of the Disability Horizons newsletter - as always, it's full of great content! 10 acts of human kindness during the Covid-19 pandemic While Covid-19 is an international crisis that has caused worldwide uncertainty and suffering, it has also bought out the very best in humanity. People have to come … Continue reading Disability Horizons Newsletter – Sex, Kindness & Streaming Issues

Healthy Minds’ free Mindfulness Course

Healthy Minds' free Mindfulness Course. 6 weeks starting Tuesday 7th July.  Closed group of 8 people.  Working through the book and practices 'Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World' by Mark Williams & Danny Penman (with kind permission).  Half price book available for all participants. Email lou@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk for information and to book.