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Artist's impression of a Viking-themed mini-golf course hole. Includes the sides of a longboat and two heads wearing Viking helmets.

York Mini Golf: A Fun Space for All (and yes, that includes disabled people too!)

Something fantastic for the people of York is in the planning stages. A mini-golf course next to the central library where you can play and learn about York’s history! We’re delighted to discover that the whole course would be built with disabled access in mind. And that doesn’t just mean wheelchair access! Some of the …

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Illustration of a coffee cup with the word 'nope' on it.

Pavement Cafés and Street Furniture: Not For Us

The City of York Council Licensing and Regulatory Committee met on 26th April. On the agenda (item 6) was a report about businesses reopening with pavement cafés which stated there were no equality implications surrounding this. We strongly disagree. We took our opportunity to speak at the meeting and sent the statement below to the …

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Dear Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Are You Working For Us Too?

On the 6th May you can vote for the next Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for North Yorkshire. We asked all four of the candidates to give us a statement on how they plan to address the needs of disabled people if they’re elected. The four candidates you can vote for are: Keith Graham …

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View of York city centre from a distance, York Minster is visible in the background

The Latest: Disabled Access to York City Centre

Concerns about disabled access into and around York city centre are growing as the city thinks about ‘opening up’ and the removal of Blue Badge access remains in place. Added to this now are concerns around the accessibility of outdoor seating spaces, an issue which greatly affects many of York’s disabled community, including those with …

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Text overlaid on images of women reads 'International Women's Week' the Kyra Women's Project logo is in the corner

Celebrating York International Women’s Week with Kyra Women’s Project

During the week 6th – 18th March York celebrates International Women’s Week with a full programme of events on this year’s theme ‘Women in a Time of Plague’. This year we’re pleased to be taking part in a week-long series hosted by Kyra Women’s Project. Join us on Friday On Friday 12th March at 10am …

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