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'My peers didn't bully me – the system did'

09 August 2022
'My peers didn't bully me – the system did'

A poet with dyslexia has spoken about how she became an award-winning writer and an advocate for those with disabilities.

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Woman's disgust at offensive words on Samaritans posters

01 August 2022
Woman's disgust at offensive words on Samaritans posters

The sister of a man who took his own life has spoken of her horror at finding offensive graffiti on support posters.

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'It was hard watching it and portrayed a powerful message'

29 July 2022
'It was hard watching it and portrayed a powerful message'

A short piece with a strong message made by young film-makers has had its first screening.

The cafe where they speak 18 different languages

29 July 2022
The cafe where they speak 18 different languages

A language cafe set up to help those from other countries improve their English is proving a big hit.

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New fusion festival to bring communities together

28 July 2022
New fusion festival to bring communities together

Yoga, street theatre, storytelling and magic shows are just some of things you'll find at a new festival this weekend.

Colourful festival celebrates women and sisterhood

22 July 2022
Colourful festival celebrates women and sisterhood

A day filled with traditional Punjabi folk songs and dance honoured women and the power of sisterhood.

Staying cool on hottest day

20 July 2022
Staying cool on hottest day

As the UK set a new high, we visited a former holder of the title of the hottest place in Britain to find out how people were keeping cool.

Wheelchair rugby uniting players through sport

18 July 2022
Wheelchair rugby uniting players through sport

It's a version of rugby played in wheelchairs – how hard could it be? Here's how our reporter got on.

'The day I came out to my mum...'

18 July 2022
'The day I came out to my mum...'

A woman who kept her sexuality secret from her mum until she was 29 says a Pride festival has helped her feel included again.

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England's Lionesses inspiring more girls to start football

14 July 2022
England's Lionesses inspiring more girls to start football

A club which promotes equality in sport is bracing itself for a surge in interest in girls' football following England's Lionesses' Euro success.

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School Paralympics sees children trying wheelchairs and blind sports

12 July 2022
School Paralympics sees children trying wheelchairs and blind sports

A primary school Paralympics saw children taking part in different sports in an attempt to break down stereotypes.

Football club's success at Diversity Football Festival

12 July 2022
Football club's success at Diversity Football Festival

A non-league football club challenged the top spot at a football festival celebrating Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic talent.

Young poet's short film captures pandemic life

08 July 2022
Young poet's short film captures pandemic life

A young artist and hip-hop talent collective have teamed up to highlight how people got through summer 2020, told in spoken word poetry.

Community hub shortlisted for award alongside rapper Stormzy

07 July 2022
Community hub shortlisted for award alongside rapper Stormzy

A community centre which has spent 21 years helping people of all ages has been shortlisted for a National Diversity Award.

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Blogger's tips on travelling, dating and fitness with a disability

30 June 2022
Blogger's tips on travelling, dating and fitness with a disability

A blogger has shared his experiences travelling with a disability as Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson calls for changes in the travel industries.

Harry's Hits helping boost mental health

24 June 2022
Harry's Hits helping boost mental health

A member of staff from a community centre is inviting people to duet with him in an attempt to help them get out of their comfort zone.

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Cool way to highlight intimate problem

24 June 2022
Cool way to highlight intimate problem

Care homes have been visited by an ice cream van as advisors spread awareness about incontinence.

Tributes to a pillar of the Muslim community

13 June 2022
Tributes to a pillar of the Muslim community

Around 1,000 people attended the funeral of a man who set up the Kent Muslim Welfare Association and pioneered the Mosques Association of Kent.

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'We didn’t just come to the UK, we were invited to come'

08 June 2022
'We didn’t just come to the UK, we were invited to come'

An organisation has come together to offer lunch and activities for people in the community wanting to connect with others who share their history.

Radio station nominated for top national award

30 May 2022
Radio station nominated for top national award

A radio station launched in lockdown is up for a National Diversity Award for its contribution to tackling social issues.

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