Just to remind you that the next;

West Berkshire Disability Forum

(Supported by the West Berkshire Disability Alliance)

will be held on

Monday, 4th April 2005, 18.45hrs – 20.30hrs

(doors open 18.30hrs for tea & coffee)


The Frank Hutchings Community Hall,

Bradley-Moore Square, Harts Hill Road,



'In October 2004, a significant part of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), concerning the removal of physical barriers to services, came into force.

Six months down the line, we take a rain-check on

the DDA, regarding its impact on making services and employment more accessible to disabled people.'




Welcome & Apologies


'REACT' – Alison Clarke

(A new guidance system for people with a sight impairment soon to

be installed in Newbury Town Centre)


'The DDA – a local business perspective'

Mitch Roberts, West Berkshire Chamber of Commerce


'Pathways to Employment' – Jayne Mills


'The DDA – Is it working?'

Professor Keith Bright


'The DDA – Where to go for information and guidance'

The Citizens Advice Bureau


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