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Arts, Culture and Sport One of the main stands at Old Trafford

Long-overdue plans to improve access at the country’s biggest football club have divided its disabled supporters. Although the official disabled supporters’ association at Manchester United has welcomed the plans, which will eventually see the number of wheelchair spaces increase from just 120 to 277, a smaller group of disabled fans have raised concerns. They
Arts, Culture and Sport George Michael on stage

George Michael – who died on Christmas Day – financially supported some of the country’s leading disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) with secret donations for nearly two decades. The singer-songwriter provided grants through a charitable trust he set up in 1990, supporting organisations including the British Council of Disabled People (BCODP), The Alliance for Inclusive
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