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A BLIND pensioner who claimed she begged strangers in the street to cook her food when her care visits were reduced is relieved her meal times have now been changed.
Jan Milne, a disabled diabetic, said she suffers hypoglycaemia attacks due to dipping sugar levels causing her to pass out.
The 71-year-old widow from Dormanstown, Redcar, receives daily meals when carers visited at 8am, noon, and then 8.30pm. From Monday, the last call out will be replaced with a tea time dish at 5.30pm.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
As many as 26pc of drivers have not had an eye test in the last two years, the poll by road safety charity Brake showed.
Thursday, 01 August 2013
MORE than 60 golfers with disabilities flocked to High Barnet on Monday for the UK’s first ever pan-disabled Open Golf tournament.
Taking a swing: One golfer taking part
The event organised by The Golf Trust, an inclusive golfing charity, was held at The Shire London golf course in St Albans Road and brought together disabled golfers of all ages and abilities including amputees, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s sufferers, stroke survivors, blind, deaf and visually impaired people, as well as golf enthusiasts with learning difficulties.