Newydd phenodi’n Gomisiynydd i Gymru y CCHD

Neges gan Kate Bennett: June Milligan wedi ei phenodi’n Gomisiynydd i Gymru y CCHD   Annwyl Gyfeillion,   Rwy’n falch dros ben i gyhoeddi bod June Milligan wedi ei phenodi fel ein Comisiynydd newydd i Gymru.   Mae gan June brofiad helaeth o amddiffyn cydraddoldeb a hawliau dynol yng Nghymru. Bydd ei gwybodaeth o Gymru […]

NEST – Gweithio mewn partneriaeth er mwyn mynd i'r afael â thlodi tanwydd

Gweithio mewn partneriaeth er mwyn mynd i’r afael â thlodi tanwydd Nod cynllun Nyth Cartrefi Clyd Llywodraeth Cymru yw mynd i’r afael â thlodi tanwydd drwy wella effeithlonrwydd ynni cartrefi presennol ledled Cymru. Mae Nyth yn rhoi cyngor am ddim er mwyn helpu cartrefi i leihau eu biliau ynni, cynyddu eu hincwm a gwella effeithlonrwydd […]

Hijinx Taster Sessions

Hijinx Taster Sessions Taster sessions for our Academies and Drama Foundation courses. email – And these are the dates of the taster sessions: North Wales – Drama Foundation taster, 11 May, Prestatyn. West Wales – Drama Foundation taster, 13 July, Carmarthen. Mid Wales – Academy taster, date to be confirmed, Aberystwyth. Please do get […]

Invictus Games 2016: Six Welsh warriors taking part

Six Welsh military veterans are part of the 108 strong British team out in America for the Invictus Games. The five-day event got underway when the games were opened by Prince Harry in Orlando, Florida. The prince, who founded the games for injured veterans, said he hoped they would also inspire people affected by mental […]

Radio station aims to give voice to disabled people

An internet radio station produced by and for people with disabilities is celebrating 10 years of broadcasting. Able Radio started life as an in-house production in Cwmbran, Torfaen in 2006. Two years later it was broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week. General manager Rob Symons says it aims to give a voice […]

Language, love and research feature in 11th Blogging Against Disablism Day

By Raya Al Jadir Disabled people have taken part in the 11th annual Blogging Against Disablism Day, sharing their “experiences, observations and thoughts about disability discrimination”. Across 18 different areas, ranging from education to art and science, some bloggers shared their own stories of prejudice, while others analysed society’s disablist attitudes. Holly Matthes, a Liberal […]

New ‘hub’ means pioneering university will join world leaders in disability law

The University of Leeds is set to become a world leader in disability law, after setting up a ground-breaking new “hub” of some of the UK’s leading legal scholars. The Disability Law Hub boasts expertise across equality, social care, mental health, mental capacity and international disability rights law, as well as in the relationship between […]

Agreement on new EU public sector website access is ‘crucial milestone’

An agreement on new European Union (EU) rules on the accessibility of public sector websites is a “crucial milestone” on the journey towards an inclusive digital society, say disabled campaigners. This week’s agreement between MEPs, the European Commission and the EU Council should mean that the rules will be introduced through domestic legislation across the […]

Campaigners call on minister to reject rail access funding delay

Campaigners have called on the transport secretary to ignore recommendations from the head of Network Rail that would delay tens of millions of pounds of investment in making rail stations more accessible. The seven organisations, headed by the user-led charity Transport for All, are furious that Sir Peter Hendy, the chair of Network Rail, has […]

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