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Find out what’s going on at Real in December

December Newsletter 2017

Social Care Information Event – 22nd November

  Do you have questions about how you can access the social support you need? If so, come along to the Social Care Information Event organised by Local Link. You will be able to find out more about:   The assessment process Reablement Being charged for social care Support you can get from Local Link   […]

Charging for social care – special update

In the last two weeks, everyone who was assessed to see if they were liable to contribute towards the cost of their social care will have received a letter telling them the outcome of their assessment. At Real, we have had lots of clients contact us to let us know that they have been told […]

Real Hosts Pan-London Disability Hate Crime Awareness Event

Real Action Against Disability Hate Crime disability hate crime awareness event  #NHCAW 12 October 2017 hosted by Real and HEAR Charities Against Hate Crime   On 12 October 2017 Real, together with HEAR Charities Against Hate Crime, hosted a pan-London Disability Hate Crime awareness event at Jack Dash House. The event aimed to bring together […]

Find out what’s going on at Real in October

October Newsletter 2017 pdf  

Real Day of Peace to combat disability hate crime in Tower Hamlets on 21st September

   Press Release: for immediate release   Real Day of Peace to combat disability hate crime in Tower Hamlets on 21st September   Tower Hamlets, London, September 21, 2017 – Real DPO and the Local Voices Network have teamed up to celebrate UN Peace Day by hosting a community safety event on 21st September, 10am […]

Find out what’s going on at Real in September

  September Newsletter 2017 Pdf

Bromley by Bow Centre are looking for a Community Researcher

Community Researcher, Unleashing Healthy Communities Project   So who are you?   Bromley by Bow’s Unleashing Healthy Communities Research Project is looking for people who are interested in helping them to find out what communities in Bromley by Bow want, to work on their team as a Community Researcher.   They are seeking five people […]

Find out what is going on at Real in June

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A guide to disability issues in the party manifestoes for the general election on 8 June

Still wondering how to vote in the forthcoming general election? Real is party politically neutral, so we won’t say who we think you should vote for. But why don’t you take a look at this brilliant summary, produced by Disability Rights UK, of all of the parties’ manifestoes and the issues that are likely to […]

Find out what is going on at Real in May

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Marsh Wall Works

Marsh Wall works Marsh Wall is closed near Manchester Road from 00:01 on Monday 27 March until early May 2017 for gas works. Route 135 Route 135 is diverted in both directions via East Ferry Road to and from Crossharbour, and does not serve Manchester Road, Marsh Wall or Limeharbour. If you use pay as […]

Workshops to help communities access funding

A workshop is being run by the Mayor of London’s office on 27 April to help community groups get funding from a new £400k initiative, ‘Crowdfund London.’ Crowdfund will give communities up to £50k for every project that makes neighbourhoods special, builds on local character and brings people together. Residents can register online for a […]

Find out what is going on at Real in April

April Newsletter 2017

Real’s board – is it for you?

Would you like to be a trustee for Real? On Saturday 13th May 12:00 – 16:00, Real will be holding its AGM and launching its Disabled Hate Crime Project. On this day, we will also elect new board members to join Real. Many previous and current board members have said how much they have learnt […]

Help shape Real’s future

Real is driven by you, so what do you need? We want to give everyone Real choices in life. We are a user-led disabled people’s organisation, which means we are driven by what your needs are and what is important to you. So, we want to hear what are the main issues affecting you and […]

Find out what’s going on at Real in March

  March 2017 Click here for Real’s latest newsletter: Newsletter March 2017

Apply to be a Community Partner with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Following recruitment for the Lead Community Partner position, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is launching an exciting opportunity to  help shape the support for young disabled people and people with mental health conditions in your area.   About the roles   The Young Persons Community Partner will act as a role model to […]

The Corporate Strategy and Equality service at the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is seeking to appoint a Cohesion Programme Manager

The Corporate Strategy and Equality service at the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is seeking to appoint a Cohesion Programme Manager on a part-time basis (21-28 hours per week) for 12 months fixed term/secondment to develop and manage the Community Cohesion Programme Pilot. The pilot programme is being funded through Section 106 monies drawn from two developments […]

Sad news about our former chair, Jan Anstey-Hayes

We are very sad to report that our former chair, Jan Anstey-Hayes, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Jan was a stalwart of one of the predecessor organisations of Real, DITO. She was key in helping oversee the merger with another organisation to create Real and subsequently became Chair of Real. She […]

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