News (July 2021) - Accessible Holidays - Tourism For All

  • government poster for the national disability strategy
    In News

    UK Government launches National Disability Strategy

    The UK Government has launched their National Disability Strategy which went live on 28th July 2021. The stragey is a cross government effort to transform disabled people’s everyday lives and will build on the progress made since the Disability Discrimination Act with the hope that it will make the UK a place where disabled people can share opportunities and fully reach their potential.

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    In News

    Project to open up Dartmoor to wheelchair users

    A new project has launched to help make the Dartmoor National Park in Devon more accessible to those who use wheelchairs, mobility scooters and pushchairs. The project, Miles Without Stiles, is opening up stile free, easily accessible routes across the park with five routes now available.

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    BBC announces CBBC presenter as first Disability Ambassador

    Author, Actor and CBBC presenter, Cerrie Burnell has been named as the BBC’s first Disability Ambassador, a role created as part of the network’s new Creative Diversity Team, which has seen the creation of three new disability focussed roles.

  • headphones and a sign post with podcast written on it
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    5 disability podcast recommendations

    Podcasting is all the rage at the moment, whether you are a podcaster, know a podcaster or spend your days listening or watching podcasts, they’ve probably entered your life some way or another. Here are 5 recommendations of disability focused podcasts to add to your lists.

  • a man in a wheelchair enjoying a day out with another man
    In Newsfeatures

    3 ways we can beat ableism

    Whether you’re a business looking at ways to become more inclusive or someone trying to find out more about how you can support disabled family members or friends, here are five ways we can work together to beat ableism.

  • amputee stood in front of a goal post during a football game
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    FA Disability Cup Finals to air on BT Sports

    The FA Disability Cup Finals will be aired live for the first time this year thanks to BT Sports. The FA Disability Cup Finals will take place on Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th July at St George’s Park with coverage throughout the weekend being broadcast live on BT Sports.