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Barrie’s Blog 23.01.2015
23/01/2015

I am delighted to be able to tell you about the launch of The Disabilities Trust Foundation Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report; supporting people in prison, young offender institutions and those at risk of homelessness. The report provides a comprehensive summary of the Foundation’s recent work in providing specialist brain injury support for some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

Auspicious gift to mark Sue Akester's retirement from Board of Trustees
22/01/2015

Talented artist Alex Roch gifted staff and service users from Shinewater Court with a painting to mark Sue Akester’s retirement from the Board of Trustees of The Disabilities Trust.

Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report
21/01/2015

Launched today! The Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report; supporting people in prison, young offender institutions and those at risk of homelessness. This report is a comprehensive summary of the Foundation’s recent work in providing specialist support for some of the most vulnerable people in our community. The report includes key elements, achievements and outcomes from our research.

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Topical Stories

London Marathon 2015 – Sponsorship Reduced!

Run the London Marathon for The Disabilities Trust The Disabilities Trust still has GUARANTEED places for the London Marathon 2015 and the minimum sponsorship has been lowered to only £1,500! The deadline for entry is 31 January 2015 so don’t miss your chance!

Irene Sobowale appointed as new Chief Executive

The Disabilities Trust today announced that Irene Sobowale has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. She will take over from current CEO Barrie Oldham when he retires in spring 2015. Mrs Sobowale joined the organisation in March 2013 from CLS Bank and is currently the Trust’s Director of Finance.

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