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Twenty-six rail stations in England, Scotland and Wales will receive a share of £60 million funding to improve access for passengers

North Essex Partnership is looking for people who are passionate about mental health and well being to become governors at the Trust

Screen South’s Accentuate Programme, is currently undertaking the biggest public survey ever seen to understand the level of interest there is in the relatively hidden history of Deaf and Disabled people

Essex County Council are in the process of re commissioning their self-directed support services. To help shape the future services and co-produce we need to collect feedback from service users or their family carers.

On Monday 24 November there was a Parliamentary reception to mark the twenty year anniversary of The Spastics Society changing its name to Scope.

Carina Fordham, Navigator at ecdp writes her review on the InHand App.

How colleges can help young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) into work and independence.

Organised by Chelmsford City Council in partnership with ecdp, the Discovery Festival is returning to Chelmsford next week in celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disability.

Mike Adams OBE, CEO of ecdp, was interviewed by Payroll World while at the Bond User Conference on 13 November 2014. Read the interview today

ecdp is delighted to announce it is hosting a visit from the Government’s Head of the Office for Disability Issues, Pat Russell, on 26 November 2014.

On Wednesday 19 November, ecdp are attending Chelmsford City Showcase 2014 at Hylands House and Grand Pavilion.

Staying Steady is a 16 week exercise programme that is aimed at anyone who has two of the following criteria: A fear of falling, poor balance/gait, has fallen, has Osteoporosis/fractures

On 13 November 2014, ecdp staff attended the Bond International Software Payroll and HR User Conference. The headline speech was delivered by Mike Adams, ecdp CEO

On 11 November, Martin Collier, Director of Corporate Systems and Services, visited Glenwood School in Benfleet, Essex to speak to parents about our financial services

Health and social care leaders set out plans to transform people's health and improve services using technology.

On 30 November the new payment arrangements at the Dartford Crossing will come into effect. This means that from 6am on Sunday 30 November there will no longer be any pay stations at the barriers.

MPs around the country are starting to host their own Disability Confident events and the first one is on Friday 14 November with Richard Graham MP. The 'See the Ability, Not the Disability' Seminar will be held in Gloucester.

ecdp Works, an award-winning work experience programme, begins fifth cycle to support people with Learning Disabilities into the workplace

Mr Iain Duncan Smith MP, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (DWP), has made a statement about Employment and Support Allowance. Read the Ministerial Statement here

Successful Autism Innovation Fund bids also announced, along with money to make local areas more autism-friendly.


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