Reported by deadline. News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded money by the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and the City of Edinburgh Council to make homes more accessible for disabled residents. This includes equipping them with assistive tech … Continue reading Equality News Update: deadline. News: Government funding boost to improve lives of vulnerable Scots
Reported by Third Force News - the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. There has been some progression in modern times of representation and equality for people with a disability, but one major hurdle remains - getting into employment. There are a number of good employment support organisations … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Disabled people and employability – much more needs to be done
Freelance journalist and disability campaigner Michael McEwan says it is vital that disabled people are getting the information they need during the coronavirus crisis
First Bus has drawn praise from a disability charity after updating its app to show wheelchair-accessible spaces on their local bus services in real time.
The mindset created during the years of British slavery in the West Indies, when black people were unfairly described as inferior to white people, still, I believe, sadly persists in many today.
The overwhelming majority of disabled Scots say they have faced difficulties with physical distancing
Fewer than half of people over the age of 55 think their home will be suitable in later life, new research by Age Scotland has found.
Morna Simpkins says those who are shielding during the coronavirus pandemic still face a lot of uncertainty
THE UK Government has been told it can save lives if it follows Scotland’s lead on having sign language interpreters at daily coronavirus conferences.
The Scottish Government has announced that all schools and early learning centres will be closed from Friday 19 March 2020. FCE has compiled a list of local, national updates as well as activities relating to equality and diversity for anyone teaching children from home. National Updates: Education Scotland: https://education.gov.scot/education-scotland/news-and-events/ Scottish Government News: https://www.gov.scot/education/ Local Updates: … Continue reading Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources
124 railway stations across Great Britain will receive a total of 20 million GBP (23.7 million euros | 25.9 million USD) in funding to improve accessibility.
Blind and partially-sighted people can struggle to get healthcare information in a suitable format, a charity says.
More than a third of EU nationals living in Scotland have yet to apply for permanent residency through the UK Government’s settled status scheme, according to official figures.
Two thirds of parents have given up on taking their children to the pictures due to a lack of subtitled showings
Find out how £22 million is spent on subsidised transport, the barriers people face when travelling to and from hospital and hear real-life experiences of transport in Fife from our Different Paths project. Then share your views and be part of the partnership that helps make passenger transport more accessible and user friendly as Fife … Continue reading Equality Collective – Let’s talk passenger transport in Fife