If you’re anything like me you’ll have been watching the Great British Bake Off wishing you could enjoy some of the treats on offer. So what’s your favourite? 210 more words
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Just a few years ago, things were looking up for the Middle East. The Arab Spring , in which peoples across the region rose up to overturn oppressive and authoritarian governments (many of them dictatorships), spread like wildfires in 2011 and 2012 across the region, raising the prospects of the establishment of liberal democratic institutions. 1,247 more words
Life costs £550 extra a month for disabled people. It is time to get Britain talking about it. In this film Office actress Julie Fernandez launches our 550 Challenge campaign with a t-shirt making day. 56 more words
A guest blog by Martyn Sibley
I have been what is known as “disabled” my whole life. Oh, how we love labels! I have a genetic condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which means I’m about as physically useful as a chocolate teapot. 607 more words
Life costs £550 extra a month if you’re disabled – we want to get Britain talking about this with our 550 Challenge.
If you’re looking for inspiration for your own 550 Challenge check out the gallery to see some of the Challenges that people from across the UK have been coming up with. 23 more words