Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the Paralympic Games in London, which saw athletes from across our region come home with a haul of medals.
London was praised for raising the profile of the Paralympics with the highest-ever ticket sales.
But a year on, a survey in the region shows that the vast majority of disabled people here believe attitudes towards them haven't improved.
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It will be revealed whether a revised contract offer from Durham County Council has been accepted.