Mick (right) with his wife Chris (left)

Wing it with Mick!

We’ve had the pleasure of working with and writing about many of our inspirational members. However, few are as awe-inspiring as Mick, a passionate fundraiser and daredevil! Essex-based Mick began to lose his peripheral vision at the age of 25. He was referred to Moorfields Hospital in London, where he was diagnosed with optic nerve … Read more

Three people sitting down at a music festival with their backs to the camera

Accessibility at music festivals

With a whole summer of festivals lined up for us, organisers are doing their bit to make sure each event is as inclusive as possible. This summer, make sure you know what is available to you at festivals with our accessibility guide. Free access Personal assistants can generally apply for an extra ticket to attend … Read more

Dilwyn and Gaby’s story

Dilwyn, 88, lives alone in a semi-detached house in one of the outlying villages of Wrexham. He began losing his eyesight 19 years ago and is now completely blind. Realising he was becoming cut off from his community, Dilwyn contacted Social Services for help for his loneliness. He says, “The biggest challenge is being on … Read more