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Learning disability news from Mencap.

Photo of a woman and a man laughing together
31 August 2014
Response from Mencap spokeswoman with a learning disability on Care and Support Alliance’s new survey into social care
29 August 2014
Charities team up to for the Be Free Festival in London in September
School in Belfast
18 August 2014
The site of Mencap's new children and families’ centre in south Belfast has been damaged by fire in an apparent arson attack.
30 July 2014
Ceremony marks bond success and the first time people with a learning disability are known to have opened the markets
Getting healthcare right
16 July 2014
A staggering 93% of GPs back more training to improve knowledge of learning disability health issues
16 July 2014
Arsenal FC, Stansted Airport and Glastonbury among the high profile names to install accessible toilets in the last year
GLH Housing Bond
11 July 2014
Early closure announced of first Charity Retail Bond to be issued on London Stock Exchange
Artist's impression of the new centre for children's services
3 July 2014
Purchase of a south Belfast site marks a big step for Mencap's new children and families' centre
National Athletics Championships 2014
30 June 2014
Athletes with a learning disability gather at National Athletics Championships in Manchester
27 June 2014
Golden Lane Housing hopes to buy quality homes for people supported by Mencap