Join Pete at Parallel

So! You’ve been thinking about signing up to run/push with Livability at Parallel on 3rd September 2017. It’s in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park. There will be inclusive sport, festival fun, ice creams on tap, and great activities for friends and families. What’s not to like? It’s already a tempting mix. But now – there’s another reason to join in. …

Livability supports communion service at Greenbelt with a special focus on inclusion, celebration and accessibility

Livability will support an accessible and inclusive communion service at this year’s Greenbelt As one of the event partners of Greenbelt, Livability is delighted to be supporting the festival’s communion service on Sunday. Gathering thousands together, it will be a mass celebration of inclusion, community and everyone bringing their strengths, gifts and needs together. In the words of Greenbelt: ‘Each …

Livability nurse receives prestigious award for international work in spinal injury rehabilitation

Fiona Stephenson – a specialist spinal cord injury nurse – has won the International Impact Award at the 2017 Cavell Nurses’ Trust Awards. Cavell Nurses’ Trust is a UK charity providing a range of support for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants across the country. The newly created International Impact Award recognises the vital role of UK based nurses, midwives and …

Victoria Education Centre wins the digital innovation award at prestigious schools awards

Victoria Education Centre – a school for young disabled people run by Livability – has received the Digital innovation/ed-tech school of the year award at the prestigious 2017 TES Schools Awards. The awards ceremony took place on Friday 23 June 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Now in its ninth year, the TES Schools Awards celebrates the extraordinary …

Livability becomes Platinum charity partner at Parallel London for a second year

Livability is proud to announce that it has become a Platinum partner of Parallel London – the fully inclusive fun push/run and family festival at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Held on 3rd September 2017, the event is all about mass participation and celebrating social inclusion. Everyone and anyone can enter Parallel London – disabled, and non-disabled, beginner and pro. …

HRH The Princess Royal hosts Livability at St James’s Palace

HRH The Princess Royal and Patron of Livability hosted the charity at St James’s Palace last night. A prestigious event that formed part of Livability’s tenth anniversary year, the evening was attended by special guests and supporters. Hearing from HRH The Princess Royal about her support for Livability, CEO Dave Webber also shared about Livability’s work and future direction. Adam …

Marathon Man completes epic challenge of running 44 marathons in 44 countries over 44 consecutive days

Today, Peter Thompson successfully ran his 44th marathon in 44 consecutive days to complete his ‘Marathons for the Mind’ challenge. Starting in Russia on April 1st, Pete ran a marathon in every country in Europe to raise awareness for mental health and funds on behalf of the charities Livability and MIND. Pete received a warm reception in Dublin – his …

Dublin to be the finale city for Marathons for the Mind, in Mental Health Awareness Week

On Sunday 14th May, the beautiful city of Dublin is to be the final destination on Peter Thompson’s epic 44 day running challenge: ‘Marathons for the Mind’. Peter’s self-set mission has seen him run an incredible 44 marathons in 44 consecutive days – in every country in Europe – to raise money and awareness for mental health. Starting in Russia …