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David and Paul holding the Third Sector Awards
6 October 2015
Mencap and Golden Lane Housing (GLH) were winners at the Third Sector Charity Awards last Thursday.
NI belfast marathon
29 September 2015
On your marks…get set…it’s official! Mencap Northern Ireland has been announced as the official charity partner for Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon for the next three years!
11 September 2015
Annual charity trading day raises money and commemorate those who died on 11 September 2001
Changing attitudes
27 August 2015
New analysis for the first time looks at research into public attitudes towards people with a learning disability
24 August 2015
Jessica-Jane Applegate celebrates a decade of the British Learning Disability Swimming Championships by challenging swimmers to a race
27 July 2015
Mencap takes very seriously any requirements and recommendations on how to improve the quality of support we provide
14 July 2015
Golden Lane Housing's retail charity bond nominated for Charity Times Awards 2015
14 July 2015
Today NHS England pledged urgent action on over-medication of people with a learning disability.
18 June 2015
Mencap ambassador shares her story about why family carers need greater support
Kit Harington
17 June 2015
Game of Thrones star Kit Harington tells us why he's supporting Learning Disability Week