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Disability Action Yorkshire achieves NCFE accreditation

A Harrogate charity is celebrating after winning accreditation from the Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE). The accolade for Disability Action Yorkshire means it can now award higher-level qualifications to those undertaking its in-house educational courses, delivered at its Hornbeam Park training centre. The charity’s push for NCFE recognition, which began in

Disability Action Yorkshire beneficiary of architect’s sponsored cycle ride

Harrogate’s Disability Action Yorkshire has benefited to the tune of £2,300, the proceeds of two fundraising cycle rides organised by a town centre architects’ practice. S+SA Architects - which has set itself an ambitious five year £50,000, fundraising target for the Hornbeam-based charity – staged both a 50km and a 100km

Nestlé marketing team have a break from the day job during Disability Action Yorkshire Bake Off Day

Marketeers from Nestle have taken part in a special “bake off” themed volunteering event held at Disability Action Yorkshire’s residential care home in Harrogate. The seven, who work in the KitKat and Biscuits team, spent the day at the charity’s Claro Road facility, baking and playing games with customers. Each year the

Disability Action Yorkshire regains two coveted quality “people” standards!

A Harrogate charity working with disabled people has retained two coveted quality standards for the way in which it manages and supports its people. Following two rigorous assessments – which saw a cross section of the organisation’s workforce, customers, trustees and volunteers being interviewed - Disability Action Yorkshire has again been

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator takes up post during National Volunteers Week

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator has taken up her post during National Volunteers Week. Emmi Wainwright has joined the charity from Saint Michael’s Hospice, where for the last four years she has been its patient and client volunteer co-ordinator. In her brand-new role within Disability Action Yorkshire - which has its

Disability Action Yorkshire wins best website at Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new website – which includes a distinct feature allowing disabled people to share their individual stories with the world – has won an award. The site, tailor-made for the Harrogate charity by digital marketing company, HMA, was awarded the title of Best Website at this year’s Harrogate Advertiser

Disability Action Yorkshire seeks “Ebayer” to help market unusual furniture enterprise finds

A Harrogate charity is seeking an “Ebayer” to help sell the more unusual items donated to its social enterprise on the internet auction site. In addition to helping raise funds, Disability Action Yorkshire uses the Hornbeam Park venture to help train disabled people in retail skills and furniture renovation. The interior of

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