Grassroots charity promoting the right for people with learning disabilities to have a choice about how they live their lives

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Annual Report 2013/14

05
Oct
2014

I’ve just been making the final touches to the Annual Report and wanted to share some of the highlights and work that we’ve been involved in over the last year. All our charitable activities focus on the promotion of the rights of people with learning disabilities to be fully involved in making choices about the […]

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Gig Buddies UK and social franchising

28
Sep
2014

Since starting the Gig Buddies project in Brighton and Hove we’ve attracted quite a bit of work in what we’re up to and have now expanded the scheme in to East and West Sussex. We’ve also been approached by quite a number of people who want Gig Buddies in their own town and there’s no […]

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Invite to our AGM – 12th Oct ’14

20
Sep
2014

#punkAGM – join us to make change happen… Now that we’re officially on Nesta’s list of New Radicals we realise the pressure is on to stay radical. However, we had already planned to hold a different kind of Annual General Meeting this year, before we got the great news from Nesta. As a charity there […]

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A draft manifesto for change

01
Aug
2014

Following my last post ’10 reasons why people with learning disabilities don’t have great lives’ which looked at everything that came out of our conference workshops last year I’ve now tried to condense everything that came out in to our ‘Manifesto for Change’. This is a draft as we really want people to comment on it […]

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Creative writing session – 26th June ’14

31
Jul
2014

Who was there? Daniel, Luke, Bernie, Jesse and Kate. We had a visitor called Naomi come and do a creative writing workshop for us. We talked about writing our blog and writing stories. 1.)What makes a good blog? Exciting things to read. Something different. Our blog is about learning disabilities and music. 2.) What do […]

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