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Our press releases cover the issues important to us as a charity and the disability sector as a whole.

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Reform of welfare is long overdue

Our director of policy Gemma Hope responds to the UK Government Health and Disability Green Paper and its response to Health is everyone’s business’ consultation.

Foreign aid secure equal rights

Our Managing Director of Global Influencing and Programmes Tiziana Oliva responds to the government’s vote to maintain the cut in overseas aid from 0.7% to 0.5%.

Local boys take on Peaks challenge for care home

Schoolboys and brothers Raif, 9, and Danyal Noor , 6, are going to cycle 20km (over 12 miles) through the Peak District, to raise money for a local care home for disabled adults.

Virtual Varsity workout

Members of the Oxford and Cambridge Varsity rugby teams have carried out a virtual workout for Leonard Cheshire services and customers across the UK.

Disabled girls cannot be an afterthought

Our Managing Director, Global Influencing and Programmes Tiziana Oliva respond to Boris Johnson’s calls at the G7 summit on 11 June 2021 for world leaders to come together to ensure every girl can access an education.

Celebrating Syd's 20-year volunteering milestone

One of Leonard Cheshire’s most decorated volunteers has a reason to celebrate this Volunteers’ Week, commemorating 20 years of befriending residents and transforming lives at Cheshire House in Inverness.