A couple whose twin sons are both severely disabled say they would not be able to cope if the planned closure of a respite centre goes aheadRead the full story ›
Sand chairs that mean people with disabilities can access the beach are now available at ten sites in Cornwall.
Normal wheelchairs do not work well on sand, which can also damage them.
Cornwall Mobility has taken over the fleet and has created an online map showing where they can be hired.
Find out more here.
An amputee from Cornwall says he's shocked and angry after being told he's not considered disabled enough to recieve benefitsRead the full story ›
A disabled man from Plymouth says changes to his benefits mean he will no longer be able to afford the specially adapted car that helps him to get to work.
Tim Hill cannot walk without assistance, and has been told he'll now have to pay more towards the car he uses - which he says is a lifeline.
Disability campaigners argue his case shows the need for a full review of the disability allowance system.
Special chairs that allow disabled people to use the beach will be back on Polzeath beach today - a year since they were destroyed by vandals.
Sand Chairs or beach access wheelchairs can be used in a range of outdoor environments. The adapted chairs cost thousands of pounds and the charity Disability Cornwall look for sponsors to help purchase them.
When they were destroyed at the Cornish beach last year it meant wheelchair users couldn't access the beach easily for the rest of the summer.
Two chairs will be back in action from today and they will be looked after by Wavehunters surf school.
These chairs were in constant demand from folk with a disability, amputees, older people and anyone else who needed them – it will be amazing to have a new pair on the beach – I am so excited!
A Plymouth charity that provides mobility scooters says it needs to raise £8,000 or it could close.
Scoot-a-long helps 1,000 disabled people a year by taking them out on day trips and providing mobility scooters. It says it's the only organisation like it in the South West.
600 children from across Devon with physical and learning disabilities have been competing in their own mini indoor Olympics.
The winter schools games aims to encourage people of all abilities to try out a sport.
A Dorset man left with catastrophic head injuries after a powerboat accident when he was 13 has won £5.5m compensationRead the full story ›
The parents of a young man who suffered catastrophic head injuries in a high-speed powerboat accident in Dorset nine years ago have won their long-running legal battle with the Royal Yachting Association to admit fault.
Ben Ridd was 13 years old when he was struck by the bow of a boat during a junior competition in Portland Harbour.
A woman from Devon has captured the moment a blind man's sight was restored, as part of a project in Malawi in Africa.Read the full story ›