A teenager with severe disabilities has won a crucial legal battle to keep millions of pounds in compensation after NHS lawyers challenged his payout.
There've been protests across the region today over planned cuts to disability benefits.
Campaigners say a private firm which is sponsoring the Paralympic Games is also employed by the government to assess the sick and disabled - and is unfairly deciding some claimants are fit to work.
Thelma Smith from the North Kesteven Access Group has been visiting shops and cafes to see how accessible they are for people with a range of different needs.
Councillor Ian Carrington is the chair of the North Kesteven Access Group. In this interview he tells us why improvements need to be made in Sleaford.
Cllr Ian Carrington is the chair of the North Kesteven Access Group. He explains why shops and cafes in Sleaford are being surveyed on how easy they are for people with disabilities to use them.
Members of the North Kesteven Access Group visiting shops in Sleaford to check how easy it is for people with a range of disabilities to use them.
A group of volunteers is heading out in Sleaford to find out how accessible the town is to people with a range of disabilities. Members of the North Kesteven Access Group will be analysing accessibility for those with visual impairments, physical or mental disabilities and those with pushchairs.
Their research will be published in a new access guide which will give information on how accessible shops and businesses are to residents and visitors. All shops, offices and commercial premises will be included and should expect visits from the team.
An experiment's taking place in Sleaford to find out how accessible the town is for those with a disability. Two wheelchair users will test out the town's facilities.
Thousands of disabled and elderly people could soon struggle to get around Sheffield, according to the volunteers who run mobility hire shops. Staff at Shopmobility say council funding cuts could force them to close, leaving their customers without the crucial help and support they need.