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Volunteering matters – supporting others to be included and take part

Last month, Livability got it’s ‘festival on’ and headed to Greenbelt for a weekend of all things arts, justice and faith. As an event partner, Livability also deliver a range of contributions during the weekend. This year – an accessible communion service in partnership with Greenbelt, a seminar on community engagement work and a busy …

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Livability at Parallel London – our highlights from the day

On Sunday 3 September, Livability took to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for this year’s all-inclusive run/push sporting event: Parallel London. The event sees participants coming from around the UK, to take part in a range of accessible competitions. From the 100 m / 1 km / 5 km and 10 km and a sensory …

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Remember a Charity in your Will Week

Nearly half of our fundraised income comes from generous supporters who have chosen to leave a gift in their Will to Livability. Gifts in Wills are vital to ensuring that we can continue to tackle social isolation and the barriers that can cause this in the lives of disabled and vulnerable people. Every year, more …

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Ability Sunday is the 10th September – A day to celebrate everyone’s gifts

At Livability, we believe everyone has strengths, talents and gifts to share. Churches and communities are richer when everyone is taking part. This Sunday 10th September, is Ability Sunday. Livability is calling churches UK-wide to join together and mark out this as a special day in their community. With a special focus on disability, the …

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Was this the world’s most accessible church service? Greenbelt’s communion of inclusion

Livability partners wtih Greenbelt to hold an accessible and inclusive communion service for over 6,500. Livability were proud to support an accessible and inclusive communion service for over 6,500 people at the faith and arts festival Greenbelt – last weekend. “We are passionate about tearing down the barriers that make it harder for disabled people …

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Our journey and brand – the way forward

We are excited to be embarking on a new phase in the Livability journey. To mark the change, we’ve updated our identity and have some exciting work ahead. In this article and Announcement booklet, we outline the main headlines for the way forward. For over 170 years, Livability has been at the forefront of supporting …

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The Greenbelt countdown

We know that what makes life livable is never down to just one thing. It’s the sum of many things. So as one of Greenbelt’s event partners, Livability is delighted to be bringing a number of activities to the festival that aim to helping people make it all add up in their community. Here’s a …

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Join Pete at Parallel

So! You’ve been thinking about signing up to run/push with Livability at Parallel on 3rd September 2017. It’s in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park. There will be inclusive sport, festival fun, ice creams on tap, and great activities for friends and families. What’s not to like? It’s already a tempting mix. But now – there’s …

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Livability supports communion service at Greenbelt with a special focus on inclusion, celebration and accessibility

Livability will support an accessible and inclusive communion service at this year’s Greenbelt As one of the event partners of Greenbelt, Livability is delighted to be supporting the festival’s communion service on Sunday. Gathering thousands together, it will be a mass celebration of inclusion, community and everyone bringing their strengths, gifts and needs together. In …

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Livability nurse receives prestigious award for international work in spinal injury rehabilitation

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist spinal cord injury nurse – has won the International Impact Award at the 2017 Cavell Nurses’ Trust Awards. Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity providing a range of support for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants across the country. The newly created International Impact Award recognises the vital role of …

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