Report: Halifax Bus Station accessibility workshop

Meeting date: 30 September 2021 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting Project team attendees • Mark Auger – West Yorkshire Combined Authority • Erica Ward – West Yorkshire Combined Authority • Andrew Bradley – West Yorkshire Combined Authority • Steve Smith – Calderdale Council • Tom Jones – Calderdale Council • Joanna van … Continue reading Report: Halifax Bus Station accessibility workshop

Report of health and social care committee public inquiry into Covid – Disability Rights UK Responds

The Health and Social Care Committee and Science and Technology Committee have published a damning new report on the Government’s response to the Covid pandemic. As part of its rigorous analysis, it says: “The disproportionately high mortality rates that people with learning disabilities and autistic people have suffered throughout the pandemic has highlighted the health inequalities faced … Continue reading Report of health and social care committee public inquiry into Covid – Disability Rights UK Responds

Introducing Streetsafe – Tell The Police About Places Where You Feel Unsafe

The Home Office has launched StreetSafe, an online tool on police.uk that enables people to anonymously tell the police about public places where you have felt or feel unsafe, because of environmental issues, eg street lighting, abandoned buildings or vandalism and/or because of some behaviours, eg being followed or verbally abused. When using the tool, you will … Continue reading Introducing Streetsafe – Tell The Police About Places Where You Feel Unsafe

Starting Line Pre-Employment Courses – November

Starting Line is a free seven-week pre-employment group support course, delivered by Scope and there are places locally in November. The course consists of 14 modules, delivered on 2 half days a week, plus a weekly one to one with an Employment Adviser. they work with disabled people to: • Understand individual career goals and … Continue reading Starting Line Pre-Employment Courses – November