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Kray-Z Legz becomes Global Youth Ambassador
Rap musician Kray-Z Legz is joining international disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, as a Global Youth Ambassador for music.
Put young people at heart of pandemic response, report urges
National governments must make youth with disabilities ‘part of the solution’ to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from international pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire has urged.
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.
Disabled youngsters in London get employability boost
Over a hundred disabled youngsters in the capital are set to benefit from work experience and volunteering placements as we emerge from the pandemic, thanks to an innovative new scheme from pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire.
Everyone should have the right to travel
Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope explains why we're supporting Department of Transport ‘It’s Everyone’s Journey’ campaign.
Marcus Missen joins top team at Leonard Cheshire
Marcus Missen is set to join Leonard Cheshire as its new Executive Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications.
Disabled people deserve a modern accessible railway
Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope responds to yesterday's Department for Transport announcement of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail.
Our response to the Queen’s Speech
Responding to the Queen’s Speech on Tuesday 11 May 2021, our Director of Policy Gemma comments on the government’s various policy commitments.