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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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17
Jul
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Ready for the Future

8 June 2020 - 1:31pm

MVDA will host a Zoom discussion around keeping things going, funding and what we can do to help each other during these difficult times.

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08
Jun

Middlesbrough is ‘Making Caring Visible’ this Carers Week

5 June 2020 - 4:18pm

A new website for Middlesbrough carers has been launched today for Carers Week 2020 with local TV celebrity Steph McGovern backing the national call for individuals, services and organisations to do their part in Making Caring Visible – helping carers get the practical, financial and emotional support they need to care for a loved one.

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05
Jun

Taking steps towards re-opening buildings and re-starting services

5 June 2020 - 10:03am

Many of Middlesbrough’s voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) are thinking about what re-opening safely means for them.  Clearly, there won’t be a standard answer that suits every organisation but there are some common questions starting to arise:

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05
Jun

Free digital skills training for public, private and voluntary sector professionals to support regional productivity and growth

3 June 2020 - 1:58pm

Public, private and voluntary sector professionals in the Tees Valley and County Durham are now able to sign up to free digital skills training – both technical and creative – following some quick thinking by Teesside University as part of its comprehensive response to Covid-19.

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03
Jun