Tag: Disability

Barrier between Peel Park and River Irwell

“I can’t experience what a lot of able-bodied people can” – footpath barriers making Salford spaces inaccessible

Barriers across footpaths are preventing vulnerable groups being able to use many public spaces, according to a wheelchair user campaigning […]

Credit: Azeem Amir

Blind footballer Azeem Amir hopes to “open up a conversation” in Salford with brand new disability awareness workshops

England blind footballer Azeem Amir is piloting his new disability awareness workshops around Salford to increase understanding towards people with […]

Photo credit: Kay Ashton MBE

“I am on a mission to be parent, and I also have a disability” – Kay Ashton MBE on becoming a parent

Salford resident Kay Ashton  is on a mission to become a parent, but she is doing it solo with a […]

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

A Salford PhD student with a disability is fundraising to improve cycling accessibility in Greater Manchester. Harrie Larrington-Spencer’s Crowdfunder has […]

Image Credit: @you_can_community_club on Instagram.

Fitness sessions launched online for young disabled people with ‘You Can’ Community Centre in Salford

The You Can Community Centre in Salford is holding free easy fitness sessions for children and young adults with additional […]

Azeem Amir

“Even if I can inspire or engage one person to think differently, it’s a great result”- Blind Footballer Azeem Amir’s story

England Blind Footballer and University of Salford student Azeem Amir talks about his 2020 Paralympic dreams and his growth in the sport.

DanceSyndrome

“What we are doing hasn’t happened before, it’s unique” – DanceSyndrome shows strength in learning disabilities

DanceSyndrome helps those with learning disabilities to follow their dreams in dance and leadership roles, offering specialist training for those who need it.

“The unprofessionalism was embarrassing” Northern employee refused ramp for disabled girl at Salford station

“The unprofessionalism was embarrassing” Northern employee refused ramp for disabled girl at Salford station

Arriva’s Northern rail service have found themselves in hot water after a guard at Salford Crescent train station refused to […]

Salford charity who read news for the visually impaired need your support

Salford charity who read news for the visually impaired need your support

Salford Talking News is a charity which distribute local news for the visually impaired across Salford, and they want you. […]