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Warrington Disability Partnership News

This newsletter provides snippets of interesting information about local disability matters as well as a selection of updates on the activities of WDP

Issue 20

Mobilise for DLA
You did it! Government maintains mobility allowance for people in residential care

Mental health transitions for young people
Adolescence is a period of intense change for young people and a time when mental health problems may emerge or become more severe. Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has identified a number of ways in which mental health transitions can improve.

No Secrets self-injury support group come to WDP
This new self-injury support group will meet every Tuesday 1-3pm at the Centre for Independent Living and will be open to anybody over the age of 16 years.

Disability Awareness Training Sessions
The following dates are booked for Disability Awareness Training. Each sessions lasts approximately three hours and are held at our Centre for Independent Living:

Christmas Stall Open for Business.
Warrington Disability Partnership's charity Christmas stall was officially opened with a surprise visit from the Mayor. Then Father Christmas came to Warrington with his famous reindeers and he is now in his Grotto next to the WDP stall

Do the Motability changes apply to you?
Changes will apply to all new Mobility agreements from 1st January 2012. In line with the choice made by 95% of customers who choose a car with an advanced payment of 2000 or less the price list has been reviewed.

AGM and Appreciation of Effort Awards
Our Annual General Meeting was held at Bewsey Old School and was attended by over 100 people including Councillor Steve Wright Deputy Mayor of Warrington and John Gartside OBE DL who was introduced as the latest WDP Patron.

Issue 19

Disability Awareness Day
Welfare Reform Bill Delayed
Go the Extra Mile Sponsored Doggy Walk
Open Public Services: White Paper Open for Comments
MP Nick Hurd visit to WDPs Centre for Independent Living
World Report on Disability
Thai delegates visit WDP
Support, Advocacy and Brokerage Project Report

Issue 18

Disability Awareness Day 2011 Sunday 10th July
Mega Quiz Barbeque
The Countess of Wessex is coming to visit!
Tea in the tent and Party in the Park!
Big Brother Booth
A full week of fun, advice and information

Issue 17

Scuba Challenge Success
Blue Badge permits
Even more days out to enjoy
Help with Autistic Spectrum Conditions
Get 1/3 off rail fares
Panorama Visit
New funding will help disabled people become MPs

Issue 16

Snow sports for everyone
Scuba Challenge Going the Extra Mile
Carers Missing Out on 840 m in unclaimed benefits.
Lifetime Award for ALL TOGETHER NOW!
Disabled people want to work
Independent Living Fund Faces Abolition After 2015
Last piece of the puzzle
Consultation on DLA
Open Day at WDP
Tangled for charity

Issue 15

Foreign and Commonwealth Travel Advice
Come and see Santa at Warrington market
Three National disability charities consider merger
We have the winners!
A voice for all
VIP Diaries
A New Service from WDP

Earlier Issues

Issue 14
Issue 13
Issue 12
Issue 11
Issue 10
Issue 9
Issue 8
Issue 7
Issue 6
Issue 5
Issue 4
Issue 3
Issue 2
Issue 1

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