Category Archives: disability

The government’s New Care Act will offer a new lifeline to those in need of support

Daniel Hoare lost his job five years ago after falling victim to Multiple Sclerosis – find out how the new Care Act will help him regain control of his life

The new rules will give Multiple Sclerosis sufferer Daniel Hoare control of his life again

Disabled and Fighting for a Sex Life

Sofie Middernacht and Maarten Alexander/Mosaic

How misperceptions about disability can prevent people with physical and cognitive impairments from being able to express their sexuality

Norfolk County Council approves cuts as new budget set

The council’s government grant will be reduced by £42m in 2015-16 and costs will rise by £27m, the council said.

Councillors agreed a budget of £318m on Monday after a meeting lasting nearly six hours.

The council is run by an alliance of Labour, Lib Dems and UKIP supported by the Greens.

‘Tough decisions’

Total cuts amounting to almost £11m will affect community services, arts funding, libraries and road maintenance.