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Plain Sailing for Herts Disability Sports Hub

Testing the custom boat seat at HDSH

We’ve been working with Herts Disability Sports Hub to make sure even more activities are available to people with different physical abilities.


The team at HDSH have been testing this custom made seat in their cata-canoe, which gives extra back and head support for sailors who can’t sit unaided. Before this custom seat, it wasn’t safe or practical for these sailors to participate. Now in our workshop 4 more seats are being made, so even more people can enjoy getting out on the water! If you’d like to contribute to this project, please donate by clicking the button below.

See Lloyd enjoying the lake in this video from HDSH

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We’re getting that fashion feeling!
F.A.B. event poster

On Tuesday the 14th of June, The Orangery at St Michael’s Manor Hotel will be filled to bursting with fashionistas and stylish savvy shoppers for DEMAND’s F.A.B. Fashion and Beauty Pop-Up Shop fundraising event.
 

Join us for:

  • Great deals on designer clothes in our sample sale

  • Unbelievable value on pre-loved clothes & accessories

  • Free fashion, style and beauty advice including demonstrations of the latest make-up trend, contouring!

  • Stalls with beauty products & everything you need to keep looking F.A.B.ulous all under one roof!  

Tickets are £10 including a drink on arrival, get yours today!

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Helping to advance cancer research
Sample carousel in DEMAND's workshop

This spring we’ve been working on a new project for Medical Detection Dogs. They have been using a special carousel made by DEMAND in 2008 to train dogs to detect the tell-tale signs of cancer just using their incredible sense of smell.

A new carousel will speed up their research, which so far indicates that these trained dogs may be a faster and more reliable method of screening for certain cancers than the tests currently used by the NHS. We’re in awe of these incredibly talented dogs (& trainers!) and are proud to support this research which could benefit thousands of people in the future.

See the dogs in action with our carousel
A new look for DEMAND.org.uk
DEMAND.org.uk homepage

Last month our new website went live! It’s been a long time coming but with sponsorship from Imagine Estate Agents we were at last able to give our site the overhaul it deserved. We hope our new website will help people find us when they need support, and provide a place to share all of our life transforming project stories.

Keep your eyes peeled for recently completed projects along with our latest news and events, and remember to share with anyone you think could use our help!

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DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability
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01923 681800


DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability
The Old Chapel
Mallard Road
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire WD5 0GQ
United Kingdom

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