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Accessible Summer Festival in Bury, North England

Consider this a public service announcement from Firefly!

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Food, Health & Beauty

10 Ways to Make Water More Exciting

It’s always important to keep hydrated, especially at this time of year. …

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Tilgate Park officially opens Space to Change

Crawley Borough Council has officially opened what is believed to be the first hoist-assisted…

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Changing Places Closure

The Changing Places toilet located at the Boating Lake in Cleethorpes has been closed.

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Health & Beauty

5 Hay fever hacks!

One in five people suffer from hay fever and for those that do, you know what a pain…

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Fashion

Pick the Perfect Sunglasses

The sun's out....(sort of)

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Loo of the Year 2016

Ever wondered what the Loo of the Year Awards are all about?

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Sheffield: Venues with a Changing Places toilet

A local campaigner, Lynn Hobson recently got in touch...

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10 More of the Most Positive and Supportive Things Said to Special Needs Parents

We asked you, ‘What is the most positive or supportive thing anyone said to…

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Changing Places: My Proudest Achievements

We recently introduced you to 10 famous faces in the world of accessible toilet campaigning.

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7 top tips for maintaining good mental health

We asked special needs parents for their top tips to maintain good mental health...

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Podcast: “Are You Okay?” - The Question Special Needs Parents Always Answer With a Lie

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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10 of the Most Positive & Supportive Things Said to Special Needs Parents

We asked you, ‘What is the most positive or supportive thing anyone said to…

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No toilets available!

How often do you visit a public toilet when you are away from your home?

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Accessible Toilet Campaigners: 10 Famous Faces

The power of the people should never be underestimated.

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Tilgate Park provides Space to Change

Tilgate Park will become a must visit venue for special needs families.

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Special Needs Mum targets shopping complex

Karen England is yet another special needs parent hitting the headlines for…

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Woburn Safari Park criticised for toilet provision

Woburn Safari Park in Milton Keynes, England has been criticised on social media…

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5 reasons to go shopping with a child with special needs

For many parents shopping with their children is a complete nightmare.

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Confessions of Special Needs Parents

From the ForumReal life confessions from special needs parents…

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Podcast: “I’m Sorry for becoming an Introvert”

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Podcast: “I’ve got this Facebook friend…”

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Lidl trialling the GoTo Shop Trolley in the UK

Great news! Lidl is trialling the GoTo Shop trolley in its Cambuslang/Rutherford…

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Podcast: I’m A Bad Person Now - Raising children with disabilities

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Podcast - The 3 People I Always Meet When I’m Out With My Disabled Child

In this episode of the Firefly Community Podcast Anna narrates one of our popular…

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Top 10 Apps for Keeping in Touch

It often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day when you’re…

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5 Top Tips for Ageing Gracefully

We all know that ageing is a natural part of life, but that doesn't mean we have…

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Food

7 Ways to Make Better Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are an easy and favorite breakfast of many, taking only a few minutes…

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5 Quick Exercises You Can Mix Into Your Daily Routine

Finding time to workout can be difficult, but with these 5 quick and easy exercises…

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