Press Releases

Scandic invited to be keynote speaker at international congress on tourism for people with disabilities

Oct 21, 2014 13:42 BST Scandic Hotels Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility, has been invited to be keynote speaker at the first international congress on tourism focused on travel for people with different types of disabilities – The World Summit Destinations for All – which is being held in Montreal, Canada from October 19 to 22, 2014.

Oct 20, 2014 13:44 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council’s D.A.S.H October Half Term holiday brochure is now available. The brochure is packed full of activities and events and is ideal for parents who are looking for something to keep their children busy this coming school holiday.

Oct 20, 2014 12:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre ‘Meet the Regulator’ seminars in North and South Wales to explore the benefits of the Community Interest Companies. Keynote speech by Sara Burgess, Community Interest Company Regulator Events in Llandudno (12th November) and Cardiff (24th November)

Oct 17, 2014 16:24 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place.

Oct 17, 2014 15:58 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Brewhouse is offering a two day art course exploring the architecture and local townscape of Burton upon Trent. Create your own urban landscape using mixed media, pencils and charcoal with Staffordshire artist Mark Lippett.

Christmas card donation website turns cost of cards into presents for children's charity

Oct 17, 2014 12:52 BST DontSendMeACard.com DontSendMeACard.com, in partnership with The Honeypot Children’s Charity, are offering a donation system where consumers calculate how much they would have spent on cards and postage, and make a one-off donation which pays for a vulnerable child's Christmas present instead.

Oct 15, 2014 19:01 BST Accademia Apulia FREEDOM TO LOVE photography award 2014 aims to raise awareness on the difficulties people endure every day worldwide, as they try to express the most powerful and constructive human quality - love. Participants are invited to submit images of communion and friendship that cross established social boundaries, be they racial, religious, gender, age, or any other identifiable boundary.

Flagship ‘Easy-Read’ website launched to bridge digital divide for disabled people

Oct 15, 2014 16:22 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A new ‘Easy-Read’ website has been launched today aiming to bridge the digital divide for those disabled people who are excluded from the digital revolution. eAccessibility Wales (www.eaccessibilitywales.org.uk ) will offer a comprehensive suite of solutions to common problems faced by disabled people who go online.

'Campaign To Donate What Christmas Cards Cost' and reduce carbon by planting trees

Oct 15, 2014 16:02 BST DontSendMeACard.com A new take on sending Christmas cards for 2014 is on offer – planting trees instead of sending Christmas cards. DontSendMeACard.com, in partnership with the charity Trees for Cities, have built a donation facility where consumers can calculate how much they would have spent on cards and postage, and make a one-off donation instead.

ESBC joins Actionaid’s Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign

Oct 15, 2014 09:57 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has backed ActionAid’s new Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign, passing a motion urging the government to do more to tackle multinational tax dodging in the UK and developing countries.