Boost to disabled access at Livability Holton Lee – a wellbeing discovery centre in Poole

In recent weeks, the Poole based wellbeing discovery centre ‘Livability Holton Lee’ has received a major boost by securing a grant from Viridor Credits Environmental Company, through the Landfill Communities Fund. This award will support disabled people enjoy full accessibility, whatever their mobility, 365 days a year through the reparation and development of the Heathland tracks around the wellbeing centre. …

Livability Kenway Court celebrates its 10th anniversary

Ten years ago, doors opened for the very first time at Livability Kenway Court – a residential home in Southend-on-Sea. To celebrate its 10th anniversary we spoke to Service Manager Dianne Alexander about this significant milestone. Having been at Kenway Court from the very beginning, Dianne has great memories of the opening: ‘I can vividly remember the day we moved …

Vatican co signs Living Fully 2016 Statement and Charter for the Church where everybody has a place

Vatican co signs Living Fully 2016 Statement and Charter for the Church where Everybody has a place The Pontifical Council for Culture has continued its collaboration with The Kairos Forum and other delegates who attended the ground breaking international symposium and conference, “Living Fully 2016” in Rome in June this year. Among the international thinkers and activists gathered for the …

Tower of London plays host to a special Carol service to celebrate friendship

Livability welcomed special guests, Vice Presidents, Trustees and donors to a special Christmas carol service at Tower of London. Special guest readers included television and radio broadcaster Chris Tarrant OBE, and Andrew Douglass (Founder of Innovision and Parallel London), Sandra Scheerer (Director, Special Counsel, Pillsbury Law), Hugh Inman (Bradbury Foundation) and Bill Everett (Charity Manager for Snowdens). This Christmas, Livability …

Nash College receives a new accessible minibus from youth charity Lord’s Taverners

Lord’s Taverners – the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity – has donated a minibus to Nash College, a further education centre run by national charity Livability. Six-time snooker world champion Steve Davis presented Nash staff and pupils with the new wheelchair accessible minibus on Wednesday 7th December 2016. The new 16-seater minibus will enable students in continuing …

Celebrating friendship and community at Christmas – Livability holds its Christmas Carol service

In time-honoured tradition Livability welcomed special guests, supporters and friends for its annual Christmas Carol Service held in the historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square, London. Pam Rhodes, Presenter of Songs of Praise was joined by fellow Vice-President the Reverend Canon Roger Royal for the festive celebration, alongside St Martin’s resident vicar Reverend Colin Midlane. The event celebrated …