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New Year New You… AGAIN?

05 January 2018

Do you keep making the same old New Year’s resolutions year after year? Are you planning to get fit, be more charitable, or challenge yourself? Why not make 2018 the year of action and take part in the Great North Run for The Disabilities Trust?

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Don’t forget your brain!

03 January 2018

Starting a new health and fitness regime for 2018? Don't forget your brain! There’s evidence that a balanced diet and regular exercise can keep your brain healthy, as well as improving physical fitness and well-being.

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Tech company supports #ConnectAbility Hub

21 December 2017

This Christmas, local technology company thewealthworks have donated £500 towards ConnectAbility appeal as an alternative to sending traditional Christmas cards

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Inspirational hero visits West Heath House

11 December 2017

Dave Watson, who competed in the Invictus Games in Toronto 2017, and won Gold in discus and Bronze in shot put, visited West Heath House and shared many stories with the service users.

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Huw Thatcher Trust raises over £110,000 for BIRT

11 December 2017

Nick Thatcher has raised over £110,000 and has recently funded state of the art physiotherapy equipment at Daniel Yorath House in Leeds, on behalf of the Huw Thatcher Trust.

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Help #ConnectAbility this Christmas!

11 December 2017

We would like to raise £5,000 this Christmas through our ConnectAbility campaign which could buy myGaze Power machines that enable an individual to use their PC with just their eyes.

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Christopher's wonderful success story

30 November 2017

Christopher came to Shinewater Court in October 2016 needing support in every area of his life. 13 months on, he has lost 10 stone and is now much more independent, able to access the local community independently.

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New Chairman for The Disabilities Trust

23 November 2017

The Disabilities Trust today appointed Steve Howell as its new Chairman following an election at our AGM. He takes over as Chair from Peter Jackson, who is retiring after serving as a Trustee since 2005.

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Just Walk for The Disabilities Trust

20 November 2017

Take on a personal challenge and raise money for us with Just Walk. Book before the end of November 2017 and take advantage of our early bird special offer.

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Green Fingers at Victoria House

14 November 2017

Work on Victoria House’s bespoke fountain in their sensory garden has been completed. This comes as the second part of their Green Fingers project, with £12,000 funding coming from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme.

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