New parent & toddler group opens

There’s a new Parent and Toddler group for children with additional needs and/or disabilities just opening in the Borough

The Salvation Army in Bromley will be facilitating this new group.

The first session commences on 14th September at 12.30 pm to 14.30 pm at The Salvation Army,  Ethelbert Road, Bromley, Kent The cost of the session is £1.50 per family.

If you would like further information or have any queries regarding this group please call the co-ordinator, Rae Edwards on 07802 820469.  Rae will be pleased to help you.

London Zoo’s Special Children’s Days – next weekend

London Zoo is opening its doors on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2011 for their annual Special Children’s Days uniquely designed for children with special needs and their families. Specialist facilities and helpers will be on hand, as well as free talks throughout the day with British Sign Language interpreters and unique ‘Touch Tours’.

Disability Voice Bromley – open meeting

Open Meeting on Future Development in Bromley

Date: 1st September 2011
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Place: Large meeting room, Community House, South Street, Bromley, BR1 1RH

The meeting has representatives from Cathedral PLC talking about the redevelopment of the south end of Bromley High Street and the Westmoreland Road car park as well as Gill Slater, Planner with Bromley Council, talking about the draft Core Strategy document, which sets out the general direction of future planning in the Borough. Click here to see the full document:

Details of how to book a place are here.

Hate crime debate

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on learning disabilities, in conjunction with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on disability, will be discussing the issue of disability hate crime on 14 September, 2011, from 5-6pm. The meeting will take place at the Lords Committee Room 4a at the Houses of Parliament.

If you are interested in coming along to this debate, please contact Peter Hand at Mencap as this is a RSVP event only.

Help wanted

Here are three opportunities to make your views heard, or to help with valuable research
Low Review – Call for Evidence
Call for Participants into a Dissertation Study on Wheelchair Access on London Underground
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