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Access Card fills June with summer delights

A look back at the Access Card’s activity during June 2021 – Summer is officially here! Like so many of you, the Access Card Team is looking forward to enjoying a summer filled with great adventures and opportunities. With lots more venues & attractions now added to our directory, we are sure you will find […]

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Deafblind Awareness Week 2021

“There are approximately over 390,000 people in the UK who are deafblind, with this figure set to increase to over 600,000 by 2035.” – Sense – Deafblind Awareness Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around Deafblindness and offer advice & support to others. “Deafblindness is a combination of sight […]

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Breathe Easy Week 2021

“About 10,000 people in the UK are newly diagnosed with a lung disease every week.” – The British Lung Foundation – Breathe Easy Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around lung health and the impacts that it can have on both a person’s mental & physical health. “Approximately one […]

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Learning Disabilities Week 2021

“There are 1.5 million people with a learning disability in the UK” – Mencap – Learning Disabilities Week is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around different learning disabilities and offer advice & support to others. “A learning disability is a reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities – for example, household […]

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World MND Awareness Day 2021

“MND affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.” – MNDA – World MND Awareness Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and the impacts the condition can have on both a person’s mental & physical health. “Motor Neurone Disease (MND) […]

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World Sickle Cell Day 2021

“Approximately 270 babies with SCD are born in the UK every year.” – Sickle Cell Society – World Sickle Cell Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Sickle Cell and the impacts the condition can have on both a person’s mental & physical health. “People with sickle cell disorder […]

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Wear Yellow Day 2021 💛

“Around 10,600 people in the UK have cystic fibrosis; that’s 1 in every 2,500 babies born.” – Cystic Fibrosis Trust – Wear Yellow Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Cystic Fibrosis. “Cystic fibrosis is an inherited condition that causes sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive system. This causes lung […]

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Diabetes Week 2021

“One in 15 people in the UK have diabetes, including one million people who have type 2, but haven’t been diagnosed.” – Diabetes UK – Diabetes Week (14th-20th June 2021) is a week in which people come together to raise awareness around the different types of Diabetes & to share advice to people living with […]

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Transverse Myelitis Day 2021

“Around 300 new cases are diagnosed each year in the UK.” – Transverse Myelitis Society – Transverse Myelitis Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness around Transverse Myelitis and the impacts the condition can have on both people’s mental & physical health. “Transverse myelitis is a neurological disorder caused by inflammation […]

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Tourette’s Syndrome Awareness Day 2021

“Over 300,000 children and adults are living with TS in the UK.” – Tourettes Action – Tourette’s Syndrome Awareness Day is a day in which people come together to raise awareness about Tourette’s Syndrome and the impacts the condition can have on both a person’s mental & physical health. “Tourette Syndrome is an inherited, neurological condition, […]

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