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David H Thompson OBE – an obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of David H Thompson OBE, former Chair of John Grooms Charity and board member of John Grooms Housing Association (JGHA). David was a remarkable man who

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David Thompson OBE – an obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of David H Thompson OBE, former Chair of John Grooms Charity and board member of John Grooms Housing Association (JGHA). David was a remarkable man who

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Developing support for people recovering from spinal cord injury – Construction work begins at Livability Holton Lee

Livability has started construction work on a new spinal support centre at Livability Holton Lee – the charity’s wellbeing discovery centre – in Poole, Dorset. Working with the firm ‘Stepnell’

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DLA mobility component – Low Review findings published

Lord Low has completed and published his independent review of government plans to cut mobility support for disabled people living in residential care homes. Details of the report can be found at http://lowreview.org.uk

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Dress smart: how a jigsaw fashion project created community connections

Walk down Horbury High Street last summer and you may have spotted a showstopper of a dress in a charity shop window. The sheath dress, in a pale pink, is decorated with vintage-inspired scenes from nature

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Dublin to be the finale city for Marathons for the Mind, in Mental Health Awareness Week

On Sunday 14th May, the beautiful city of Dublin is to be the final destination on Peter Thompson’s epic 44 day running challenge: ‘Marathons for the Mind’. Peter’s self-set mission has

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East Holton Charity merger with Livability to create more Dorset services for disabled and disadvantaged people

Livability is delighted to announce a merger with the Dorset-based East Holton Charity, known as Holton Lee. Holton Lee’s work includes wellbeing, arts, horticultural and inclusion projects for individuals

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Enterprise Agency Awards

This very special evening afforded an opportunity for Livability Enterprise Agency clients to shine, with some also being presented with awards to recognise their remarkable achievements. It also gave

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Epiphany carol service a great start to the New Year

Livability’s annual Epiphany carol service, held every year in the Tudor Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula in the heart of the Tower of London, took place on 5 January 2014. This inspiring event,

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Every day is different – A day in the life of a support worker and carer

Ever wondered what it takes to be a Support Worker with a disability charity? For Marita, working in social care means job satisfaction, variety – and dancing to the Spice Girls. Read a ‘day in

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