MENCAP


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MENCAPMental Handicap
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It was organised to honour the charity's 70th anniversary and four invitations were issued to Mencap in Kirklees, which is based in Lindley.
James said: "The Mencap team was absolutely fantastic with Odhran.
The Mencap president, who previously served as the charity's secretary general and chairman and president, had been ill for some time.
To mark this milestone, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum is displaying an exhibition of how Mid Warwickshire Mencap has developed, from young mothers coming together to support their children with learning difficulties, to becoming an award winning local charity with significant achievement over the 50 years.
Rob Holland, Parliamentary Manager at Mencap, said: "Just two out of 10 people with a learning disability have a job, despite the fact eight out 10 of working age people with a mild or moderate learning disability could work.
The Mencap European Championships will be held in Geneva between May 13 and 15.
Fiona Kelley, Mencap area manager, said the charity is actively looking for male support staff and has already recruited one former SSI worker.
Santander UK, the British arm of Spanish financial services provider Santander, on Tuesday reported that South Sefton Mencap has received GBP5,000 from the Santander Foundation.
Jackie, 73, and Rosie, 31, live in a Mencap supported home in Sudbury, Suffolk.
Coun Pickard, who has Down's Syndrome and works for Mencap Cymru, was able to share her own experiences and discuss some of the key challenges she faces with the 50 staff that took part in the training.
The further education college, which caters for young people with complex needs, was put up for sale by Mencap last June, along with two other sites owned by the learning disability charity.
To launch the partnership, eight events involving some of Mencap s celebrity ambassadors will be held on Friday 25 April at various Land Securities shopping centres and the company s head office.