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Amendments to ‘Ensuring Access for All’

For background to this motion, please see our recent blog ‘Statement Presented to the Council: Ensuring Access for All’. We were disappointed that Cllr D’Agorne’s amendments were passed and as a result of those amendments, the motion itself has been significantly weakened, arguably to the point of being purposeless. To illustrate the issues from the …

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York to Become an Anti-Racist and Inclusive City

For today’s blog, we turn to Haddy from Speak Up Diversity. Haddy is the Founder and Directory of the organisation which is working to end the systemic and institutional racist policies that disproportionately affects people of colour. Speak Up Diversity welcomes your participation in creating a motion to deliver to City of York Council to …

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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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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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