Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium has revealed an ambitious £3.4m project that is designed to transform the Science Centre into a sustainable national beacon for accessibility in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and become the UK’s leading science centre for promoting inclusivity.
As youngsters across the country celebrate World Book Day, we take a look at crowdfunding campaign Life-changing Stories which has been launched to bring books and stories to life for children with additional needs.
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books will raise money for the campaign on Crowdfunder UK. The museum and gallery, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is seeking support in its Life-changing Stories campaign to raise £7,000 to fund a range of fully accessible events and experiences that will allow children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to step into their favourite stories in an inclusive and sensory environment.
Saddles Riding Centre based in Bexley, Kent has become the latest riding centre to gain Accessibility Mark accreditation.
The nationally recognised seal of approval will enable them to open their doors todisabled people.
Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), in partnership with Hoof, the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) participation programme launched the Accessibility Mark scheme to encourage those who do not already partake in equestrian activities or would not usually have the opportunity to do so, to experience the many benefits that riding can bring.