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Disabled people still facing discrimination over face coverings

17 July 2020 - 7:26am

Disabled people are not being listened to when it comes to exemptions from wearing face masks, Disability Rights UK (DR UK) has told the Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson MP.

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Second serious cyber attack in Tees Valley prompts training offer

25 June 2020 - 10:33am

MVDA is providing a free 2-hour zoom training session to help Middlesbrough’s voluntary and community groups protect themselves against attack. The session has been prompted following the second serious cyber attack in Tees Valley this year.

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News from our friends at Middlesbrough Council

23 May 2020 - 9:41am

Middlesbrough Council has sent us lots of useful information that will be of use to different people across the borough so MVDA is sharing it here on the news page to help get it seen and to help get messages out to the Voluntary and Community Sector.

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COVID-19: Guide To Volunteering

26 March 2020 - 5:54pm

Volunteers are playing a huge part in dealing with the effects of the current pandemic. This guide is to ensure that infomation is available to volunteers to help them make the right choices, ensuring their safety as well as the people around them. 

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New leaflet to stop mate crime happening to vulnerable people

12 March 2020 - 11:57am

'Mate' crime and terrorism can happen to vulnerable people is the key message in a new leaflet aimed at young people and adults with a learning disability. It's been developed by the Community Safety Team and Adult Social Care at Middlesbrough Council. It gives signs to look out for and advice on what to do.

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