Open mic night in Derby aims to raise funds to repair vandalised garden

Music lovers of Derby are invited to attend ‘Mic to the Max’ at Ryans Bar on Tuesday 29th August – an open mic fundraiser hosted by disability charity, United Response.Read more

United Response statement on sleep-ins

The Government’s position on the interpretation of regulations around the National Living Wage is causing huge confusion. As a result the delivery of community based services, for people with learning disabilities, which are proven to work well, are under real threat.Read more

United Response CEO takes on Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

On 30th July, disability charity United Response’s CEO, Tim Cooper, will get on his bike for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.Read more

Garden Gnomes ask for Richmond community’s vote in Tesco Bags of Help initiative

Richmond’s Garden Gnomes are calling for your vote to help them bag a big cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.Read more

Bognor Regis ‘Big Picnic’ celebrates good mental health and well-being through art

Disability charity, United Response, welcomes the community to its third annual ‘Big Picnic’ on Friday 11th August in Hotham Park, Bognor Regis.Read more

Southwark resident takes on Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 in aid of people with disabilities

Lola Phoenix, a Southwark resident, is taking on a challenge event for the first time ever to raise vital funds for disability charity United Response.Read more

Who won the general election? Easy News makes the result easier to understand for people with a learning disability

Disability charity, United Response, has published Issue 27 of its award-winning accessible news magazine, Easy News.Read more

Mayor of Greater Manchester wants to unlock employment potential of people with a learning disability

Disability charity, United Response, hosted a working lunch event on Friday 16th June to celebrate the positive work that is being carried out in Greater Manchester to help unlock the employment potential of the 65,000 people with learning disabilities living in the area.Read more

Warrens Bakery rolls out their support for the ROC 5K fun run

Warrens Bakery has generously provided the Cornish pasties for The ROC 5K charity fun run every year since the event was first established nearly 4 years ago. This year, they have increased their support.Read more

Mayor of Greater Manchester and local MP attend event to unlock employment potential of people with a learning disability

United Response is hosting a working lunch event on Friday 16th June to celebrate the positive work being carried out in Greater Manchester for people with learning disabilities.Read more

Adapted bike transforms the lives of people with disabilities in York

Thanks to donations from York’s generous community, disability charity United Response managed to raise an incredible £4,000 to buy an adapted bike for the people they support.Read more

Easy News 2017 Manifesto Special out now!

Disability charity, United Response, has today published a unique, unbiased, easy read guide to the main political parties’ manifestos ahead of the June general election.Read more

Truro College launch new shirt for the ROC 5K fun run

Sponsor Truro and Penwith College is proud to unveil the new eye catching colour of this year’s running shirt for The ROC 5K charity fun run.Read more

UK’s major care leaders publish 2017 “Care Crisis Manifesto”

Learning Disability Voices, the leading coalition of not-for-profit, private and voluntary sector providers of learning disability care services, has today launched its 2017 Care Crisis Manifesto which can be read here.Read more

United Response launches new Community Donation Station in the heart of Cheriton

The Community Network, nestled in the heart of Cheriton High Street, run by disability charity United Response, is launching a ‘Community Donation Station’ to generate funds for the community.Read more

GWR bonanza ahead of ROC 5K fun run

Great Western Railway (GWR) has recently announced the award of a grant of £49,357 to the disability charity which operates the forthcoming annual ROC 5K fun run in Truro for which GWR is a major sponsor.Read more

Latest Issue of Easy News covers the snap election

Disability charity, United Response, has published Issue 26 of the award-winning accessible news magazine, Easy News.Read more

Every Vote Counts - Free resources launched to make voting easier to understand for people with learning disabilities

National disability charity, United Response, is launching a set of updated, free, easy read resources today.Read more

Enjoy cakes and great company at United Response’s coffee fundraiser in Chesterfield

Disability charity, United Response, is holding a coffee fundraiser in Chesterfield on Saturday 6th May to raise money for people the charity supports in the community.Read more

United Response welcomes report on learning disability support, but calls for urgent action on funding

National disability charity, United Response, has responded to the publication of The Public Accounts Committee’s report on local support for people with learning disabilities, today.Read more

Richard Chappell in Paignton dance ensemble

Led by outstanding British dancer and choreographer Richard Chappell, ROC Creative is hosting a dance platform at the Palace Theatre on Saturday 6th May.Read more

Maidstone woman fulfils dream of taking on the London Marathon

Jennifer Fissenden, 33, from Maidstone will hit the streets of the capital on 23rd April to take on the London Marathon in aid of disability charity United Response.Read more

Chipstead woman takes on her 14th London Marathon in aid of disability charity

Kate Knight, from Chipstead, will take to the streets of London on 23rd April to run her 14th marathon for national disability charity, United Response.Read more

Kensington resident runs London Marathon to make a real difference

Christopher O’Neill, 24, from Kensington, is taking on his first ever marathon to raise vital funds for disability charity, United Response.Read more