We are moving!

We are pleased to be able to confirm that we will be moving out of our office on Botany Park week commencing 28th August 2017. We anticipate a restricted service during this week and apologise for any inconvenience caused. Our aim is for the advice service to be fully up and running again from Monday-Thursday… Read more »

Let us help you get your Money Sorted

D2N2 Money Sorted is a Financial Inclusion Project designed to improve your financial skills, educate you about financial products, address your debts and help you manage your money better. We can help you to: Take control of your finances Budget effectively Become more confident dealing with money Reduce or completely remove debt repayments Increase your… Read more »

New one-stop-shop online support for Notts forces veterans

Nottinghamshire County Council have launched a new online, one-stop-shop of support for local armed forces personnel, reserves, veterans, cadets and people who interact with them. The website highlights some of the ways in which the County Council is supporting current and former services personnel and their families through the Nottinghamshire Community Covenant. It also acts as a… Read more »

Thank you Andy!

We would like to congratulate Andy Timmons on completing the Mansfield 10k and say a huge thank you to him for kindly fundraising for Disability Nottinghamshire.                     We’re still collecting donations so will update this post when we have a total for the money raised. Thank… Read more »

Thank you and congratulations to our team!

On Monday 9th May a group of volunteers completed The Nottingham Legal Walk. Harriett, Helen, Jayne, Michele, Jane and Pots completed a 10km walk around Nottingham and the city sights to raise essential funds for Disability Nottinghamshire.   Please support their success by sponsoring them. We have been collecting donations at the office but the easiest… Read more »

Giving disabled people a voice

A group which aims to give a voice to disabled people has been re-established in Nottinghamshire.   The Disability Independent Advisory Group (DIAG), which is being supported by the County Council, helps to influence the way services are developed for disabled people. The group works with disabled people, their carers and family members, community and… Read more »

Hallelujah! Singing as part of a choir bestows more than just a feelgood factor

  While the feel-good effects of singing have long been recognised, there is growing evidence that it can have a positive impact on a range of physical and psychological conditions. Professor Graham Welch, Chair of Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, has studied developmental and medical aspects of singing for 30… Read more »

Ashfield Advice Project – Access for Deaf or hearing impaired clients

Ashfield Advice Project have access to sign language interpreters for anyone who is Deaf or hearing impaired that wants to access their free debt advice service at the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). If you require the use of an interpreter, please contact them prior to an appointment to make a request. Web: www.ashfieldcab.org.uk Email: Coordinator@ashfieldcab.cabnet.org.uk

Disabled people’s experience of spectator sports

The disabled spectator survey closes on 28 February 2015. There are two weeks left to let them know about their experience of watching football, rugby, cricket, motor racing and all live sport. They also want to hear about the barriers that stop people from watching live sport. “There have been a number of stories in the news… Read more »

CHAD Business Awards 2014 – Disability Inclusion Winner!

We announced a couple of weeks ago our success at the recent CHAD Business Awards for winning the category of Disability Inclusion within the workplace. This is a great achievement for us and something we will use positively to promote equality and fairness across all industries and sectors, highlighting the valuable contribution people with a… Read more »