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Learning disability news from Mencap.

Northern Ireland director Iain Foster
5 June 2014
Iain Foster has been appointed Mencap’s new director for Northern Ireland
Dilston College
3 June 2014
The Cambian Group will now provide further education colleges for young people with a learning disability
Winterbourne View
2 June 2014
Government breaks promise to people with a learning disability in units like Winterbourne View
Golden Lane Housing - tenants outside their home, cutting the ribbon
2 June 2014
Last property is bought from the £10m Social Investment Bond to fund permanent homes for people with a learning disability
Hear my voice
29 May 2014
Mencap launches new campaign a year ahead of the General Election to ensure voice of learning disability community is heard by candidates
20 May 2014
Supported housing charity staff raise funds completing the Great Manchester Run
Inclusive athletics team
19 May 2014
15 people with a learning disability take part in innovative athletics pilot in Bexley, London
Swimming Championships 2014 - divers mid air at the start of the race
19 May 2014
Paralympic gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate celebrates success of the British Learning Disability Swimming Championships
15 May 2014
New scheme reduces computer waste to raise funds to support people with a learning disability
15 May 2014
Inclusion Europe's annual conference comes to the UK for the first time and is hosted by Mencap