AccessAble: New App will take the chance out of going out

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AccessAble is the new name for DisabledGo A new App, AccessAble, has officially launched into the Apple and Google Play Stores. Developed by a national disability organisation, it aims to transform the quality and availability of accessibility information. Speaking about the need for the App Disability Blogger, Lucy Wood said, “The word ‘Day Trip’ has […]

Colchester Museums: Half Term Has Landed

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Let Colchester Museums keep the children occupied next week. With a variety of fun activities on offer across all three Museums there is plenty to keep the whole family occupied. Or, for those that fancy a more leisurely pace choose the Museum that’s right for you and while away the hours taking it all in! […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: CAODS is back! Get To The Theatre On Time for My Fair Lady!

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CAODS presents… My Fair Lady Tuesday 26 February – Saturday 2 March 7.30pm Saturday matinee: 3.00pm The Civic Theatre Chelmsford’s leading amateur musical and dramatic society is back to wow audiences once again! Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, ‘My Fair Lady’ is the musical tale of a cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, transformed […]

Chelmsford City Theatres: We’ll give you something to dance about

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“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” -Oprah Winfrey Transitions Dance Company (Wednesday 27 March 7.30pm) Short, innovative dance works by specially commissioned choreographers Karole Armitage, Marina Collard and Hetain Patel. This diverse programme, which ranges from graceful precision to the wry and mischievous, […]

Disabled Living’s February Bulletin

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Celebrating 10 Fantastic Years of Kidz to Adultz Middle Thursday 21st March 2019, 9.30am – 4.30pm Disabled Living (organisers of the Kidz to Adultz events) is extremely proud to be celebrating 10 years of Kidz to Adultz Middle. This exhibition in Coventry was established to ensure our Kidz to Adultz events were accessible to those […]

Colchester Borough News – February 2019

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Hit the bullseye with half term fun at Colchester Museums Head to Colchester Castle during February half term, to enjoy fun-packed archery sessions. Let the children travel back in time and work off their excess energy with a bow and arrow! Sessions take place at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm on Thursday 21 February. Book early […]

Chelmsford CVS: E-Update #299 Discover, Ears & Forum

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All Ears – Living with Hearing Loss A free to attend All Ears, Living with Hearing Loss event will take place at Christ Church, Chelmsford on Tuesday 14th February from 2.30pm-4.30pm, inviting people with hearing loss and who wear NHS hearing aids to attend. The informative session will cover living with and managing hearing loss, […]

AccessAble Blog Update

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AccessAble News Valentine’s Day: Find accessible cinemas, hotels, restaurants and theatres. Your Accessibility Guide to Royal Holloway University of London. Join us at the launch of our new Hartlepool Access Guide! Come along to our Enfield Surveying Workshop! Disability News Minister seeks recruits for new disability network, but refuses to pay them. Your right to […]

AccessAble: Monthly Newsletter January 2019

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January’s Newsletter Welcome to our January newsletter It’s been a busy few months for us at AccessAble. We’ve launched our new brand, website and App across the country. Watch the videos below Read more below, as well as Planning your next accessible adventure Our tips for an accessible Valentines Day Find out how you can […]

Brand new cafe at Chelmsford Museum

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We are thrilled to announce the opening of the new cafe at Chelmsford Museum – The Hive. The Hive can be found in the Victorian House, built into the original drawing room, and offers a wide range of food and drink. Try out a coffee and cake, a full English breakfast or a delicious chickpea […]

Clacton’s Largest Wedding and Prom Fayre 17th Feb 2019

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Plain text version: Clacton’s Largest Wedding and Prom Fayre. Sunday the 17th February 2019. 10am to 3pm. Free Entry. Everything you would need for your special day under one roof. Bridal, Menswear and Prom Dress Catwalk Shows 11am and 1pm. Cancer Research Stall. Clacton Leisure Centre, Vista Road, Clacton, CO15 6DB

Chelmsford City Theatres: Knight & Spiers

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Knight & Spiers Thursday 21 February 8.00pm The Cramphorn Studio Peter Knight (Ex-Steeleye Span) & John Spiers (Ex-Bellowhead) come together to deliver an enchanting cornucopia of traditional, and not so traditional, tunes from across the centuries. On a summer’s day in 2016, the organisers of FolkEast Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting […]

Chelmsford CVS: E-Update #298 Award, Active and Achieve!

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Mayor’s Award for Voluntary Service Every day we are humbled by the willingness of people to come forward and give their time and energy to support local charities, voluntary and community activity. Volunteers are a formidable force for good which helps to make Chelmsford a great place to live. The Mayors Award for Voluntary Service […]

Scope: Relationships

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Hi Supporter, how are you today? On the community this week we’re talking about sex and relationships, and next week we’ll be talking about dating too. Feel free to join in with our discussions over on the community. Has your partner been mistaken for your carer? Wheelchair user Jasmine recently shared her story in the […]