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Victimisation, Threats and Abuse – Disability hate crime revealed

Young disabled people are failing to report hate crimes to the police because they fear they will not be taken seriously. Nearly two in three young disabled people say they have been victims of disability hate crimes, such as being verbally or physically abused or suffering threatening behaviour, a survey by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign […]

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Another successful event!

We held our annual health and wellbeing in Mansfield at the end of November and yet again it was well attended by the public. There were 75 providers of services ranging from voluntary and community groups to young people’s activities to horticulture to care to information and welfare benefit advice. A huge thank you to […]

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Roaring raffle!

The 2011 Xmas Raffle was drawn today by one of our young volunteers. Thank you soo much to everyone who contributed prizes to the raffle, in no particular order, Mrs. I. Smith, Mrs. L. Carter, Thoresby Hall, Mrs. E. Twigger, Mrs. C. Mitchell¬†and Thorntons for lots of yummy chocolates. Wihtout your kind donations we would […]

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Well done Laura! Volunteer wins top award!

One of our volunteers, Laura Hickman, has battled it out against 57 other young hopefuls to become the overall winner of the Notts Outstanding Achievements 4uth (for youth). Many congratulations to Laura for this excellent achievement. Laura is very proud to receive this award and recognition for the work she does. May this be the […]

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Mansfield Market – Charity Stall

On Tuesday 09 August, we held our first chairty stall on Mansfield Market. Thank you to everyone who dontated goods towards the stall and to those who purchased items on the day. We are always looking for donations of quality items for similar events in the future. Any of the following would be most welcome: […]

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Thank you for all your help…

Thank you to all those who took part and donated cakes to our Vintage Tea Party which took place on Friday 29th July. The day was a great success as we met with lots of people and managed to raise a huge ¬£220 for the organisation. Here are some photos from the day, we hope […]

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It’s official!

Disability Nottinghamshire has been recognised officially as a user-led organisation by Nottinghamshire County Council in a presentation by the Chairman of the Council. We are very proud of our acheivements in being recognised as a user-led organisation but acknowledge that it does not stop here. We want to engage with as many individuals, their carers, […]