FREE Money Advice Service launched by Age UK Notts

What is the aim of the Money Advice Service? On behalf of the Consumer Financial Education Body (CFEB) which was formerly the Financial Services Authority, the Money Advice service aims to help people make more informed decisions about their finances, improve their financial capability and therefore increase their financial and all round well-being.  This is… Read more »

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,… Read more »

Health and Wellbeing Event – Rushcliffe

Thursday 21 April 2011 12:00 till 4:00pm The Becket School, Becket Way, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QY Click here for a location map of The Becket School You are cordially invited to the following event. What’s it about… As part of the Putting People First initiative from the Department of Health, we have organised… Read more »

Health & Wellbeing Event – Bassetlaw

The first ever Health and Wellbeing event in Bassetlaw by Disability Nottinghamshire is a resounding success with locals and providers. The Crossing proved to be an excellent venue with its close proximity to Worksop town centre and easy access. Comments from people on the day included: “The day was great, really well organised”, “enjoyable day,… Read more »

Health & Wellbeing Event – Bassetlaw

Click here for a map of The Crossing, Worksop Wednesday 16 March 2011 12:00 till 4:00pm The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT You are cordially invited to the following event. What’s it about… As part of the Putting People First initiative from the Department of Health, we have organised an event for individuals living in… Read more »

Beaumond House Resource and Information Centre is Now Open

Beaumond House Community Hospice is yet again furthering its mission of ‘Local Help for Local People’ by opening an innovative, town-centre-based resource and information centre in Newark for patients with cancer and life limiting illnesses, their carers and families. The Stodman Street location was chosen after research showed there was no current provision in the… Read more »

Council Car Park Case Settled: A Victory For Blue Badge Holders

Councils across the UK are being urged to review their parking policies for disabled motorists following the second successful legal challenge against a UK authority by five Blue Badge holders in Norfolk. The case, against Norwich City Council, l has forced the council to change their disabled policy in line with current legislation as detailed… Read more »

The Governments consultation on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) reform

The Government is planning to cut DLA expenditure by 20%, introduce a new assessment, limit the care component (to be renamed ‘Daily Living’) to two rates and re-title the benefit ‘Personal Independence Payment’. The survey is a little long (but should take no more than 20 minutes to complete) Disability Alliance would like as strong… Read more »

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Transport Plan

  Nottinghamshire County Council is in the process of a consultation on The Local Transport Plan (LTP) with the current plan expiring on 31st March 2011. Nottinghamshire’s transport strategy outlines a programme of measures to be delivered over the short, medium and long term. The strategy covers all types of transport including public transport, walking,… Read more »