Disability Horizons News Roundup: 22 – 26 July 2019

Here are the news headlines I’ve published on Disability Horizons over the past week.

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Disability Horizons News Roundup: 22 – 26 July 2019

Music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans

Music fans silhouetted at a live show

More than 3.7 million disabled attend music events but reports have emerged that music venues continue to lack access facilities for disabled fans... Continue reading >>>

Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 winners announced

Film festival winners

Winners of the Business Disability Forum’s Film Festival 2019 were announced at a prestigious event where the five finalist’s films were premiered... Continue reading >>>

Mayor with prosthetic leg faced online abuse over wearing flat shoes

Laura Booth mayor and pink laced up shoe

Mayor with prosthetic leg faced “abuse” online about her flat shoes, which she believes could discourage disabled people from entering public life... Continue reading >>>

Two taxi drivers refused to take disabled passengers

Taxi

Taxi drivers continue to refuse disabled passengers despite the law stating that all taxis should provide transport to any disabled person... Continue reading >>>

Drake Music host DMLab live events this summer

Sheet music

Drake Music host live events this summer. Musicians, makers, technologists and sound artists come together to make music inclusive for all disabilities… Continue reading >>>

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