Record numbers getting onto property ladder

Record numbers getting onto property ladder

GETTING onto the property ladder isn’t easy – with thousands of pounds needed to secure a mortgage deposit and (more often than not) a big chunk of your salary going on rent, financial life for the first-time buyer is tough. But help is at hand, with a range of...
Fun and games thanks to Asda

Fun and games thanks to Asda

LOCAL people with learning disabilities will be enjoying even more fun and games together – thanks to a donation from Asda in Leamington. The supermarket has handed over a cheque for £200 to Heart of England Mencap through its green token scheme, where shoppers are...
Major community survey launched

Major community survey launched

STRATFORD Town Trust is launching a major community survey – inviting everyone to take part and have a say on the future of the town, the Trust and the support it provides. Input on potential projects, unmet need and the direction the Trust’s grant-giving takes, is...
Tune in to Radio Mencap!

Tune in to Radio Mencap!

THE VOICE of the learning disability community will be heard like never before, when Heart of England Mencap starts broadcasting its very own radio show next week. Radio Mencap is a new hour-long show taking over the airwaves between 11am and 12noon every Friday on...
Bumper boost for book appeal

Bumper boost for book appeal

AN ACCESSIBLE book club for local people with learning disabilities will be launched at this year’s Stratford Literary Festival – and it’s all thanks to local fundraisers. Heart of England Mencap launched an appeal in December, asking people to donate funds to buy...