Focus on York

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What do disabled people want in York

Last night, we held a meeting to talk about what you want us to work on in the coming year. Our annual survey helped us establish three priorities: Health and Care Attitudes and Awareness Physical Accessibility The discussion doesn’t stop now, if you were unable to attend, you can tell us how these topics affect […]

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

The North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner elected in May 2021 resigned on 14 October 2021. On Thursday 25 November you can vote for the next Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for North Yorkshire. As we did in May, we asked all five of the candidates to give us a statement on how they

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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 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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