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TGA’s largest product product launch ever to be unveiled at Naidex

#BiggestTGAlaunch TGA, the UK’s leading mobility product specialist, will be launching five new pioneering scooters at Naidex 2017 – the largest number ever in its 30-year history (Stand A59 / TGA Test Track, NEC, 28-30 March). TGA has a renowned reputation for quality products and innovation in design – supplying mobility scooters that deliver assured independence with peace of mind. ... Read More »

Our dog-loving nation set to go barking mad for the Great British Dog Walk 2017

Our dog-loving nation is set to go barking mad for this year’s Great British Dog Walk, 20 fun-filled countryside walks being held between March and June 2017 to ensure more hearing dogs can be trained to bring life-transforming benefits to deaf children and adults. Now firmly established as one of the UK’s favourite series of dog walks, around 4,000 adults ... Read More »

SSE Hydro Lights Up in Celebration of PAMIS’ 25th Anniversary

The SSE Hydro lit up in the blue and purple colours of Scottish charity PAMIS on Thursday the 26 of January to celebrate the beginning of the Scottish charities’ 25th year. PAMIS have been supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their families and carers since 1992 with a range of services such as campaigning, leisure activities, family support, transition ... Read More »

Sign up to Disabled Access Day 2017 before your time’s up!

Blackpool Tower, the Imperial War Museum and Edinburgh Zoo. Scottish Parliament, Tate Britain and York Castle Museum. What do all these places have in common? They are just a handful of the hundreds of venues that have signed up to take part in Disabled Access Day 2017! The initiative that absolutely doesn’t discriminate and is inclusive for all to get ... Read More »

Strathmore Water announces deal to hydrate world class athletes in 2017

Strathmore water has been announced as the national supplier of bottled water for both the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships. Athletes, officials and volunteers at both events next summer will be hydrated by more than one million bottles of water being supplied by the water brand. This year will bring together more than 3000 ... Read More »

Ennis-Hill and Whitehead launch mascot design competition on Blue Peter

Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE are ambassadors and part of the judging panel for entries Competition will select two mascots – one for the World Para Athletics Championships and one for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 Applications close on Friday 10 February with the winner to be announced live on Blue ... Read More »

Initiative launched for school children to attend World Para Athletics championships 2017

250,000 schoolchildren across Greater London given opportunity to attend the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 Launched by Paralympic hero Jonnie Peacock on Tuesday 17 January 2017 at Marion Richardson Primary School Offer includes free TfL travel and dedicated volunteers for attending school parties Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock today launched the official London schools ticket offer that will see ... Read More »

New Celebrity Team Captains announced for Superhero Tri Series

With a super-charged start to 2017, The Superhero Tri team already have an incredible 950 places filled for their first ever event, taking place on 19 August 2017. New Celebrity Team Captains announced Five new Celebrity Team Captains joining the fun on the day The Last Leg front man Adam Hills Paralympians Ali Jawad Paralympian Stephen Miller Paralympian Liz Johnson TV ... Read More »

Local disability organisations secure £10,000 to hold Wirral’s Inclusion Festival -‘One Wirral’

Three local disability organisations, Wirral Mencap, Options for Supported Living and Wirral Evolutions have jointly secured £10,000 from the National Lottery to hold an inclusive community festival in Birkenhead Park this summer. ‘One Wirral’ will be a festival for the whole community, celebrating the diversity of Wirral and all the peninsula has to offer.   It will bring together community groups ... Read More »

How you can get involved in the London 2017 Athletics

Hottest tickets on sale at Youngsters needed for extra-special volunteering activity The search for our event mascots will commence Exciting schools programme to be announced Plus how to get involved via our Inspiration Programme As clocks around the world pass midnight and the year of 2017 unfolds across the time-zones, global athletics is set for the most memorable of ... Read More »

Want to try wheelchair sports? Why not get involved in WheelPower’s next PrimarySport Camp

WheelPower – British Wheelchair Sport will be hosting a Primary Sports Camp at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Saturday 25 February 2017. The Primary Sports Camp is open to children with physical or mild sensory impairments between the ages of five and eleven years old. We shall also welcome entry forms from those children who would not traditionally fit within ‘disability sport ... Read More »

Olympic and Paralympic stars of tomorrow join Hannah Cockroft at National Talent Camp

A host of young elite athletes, coaches and officials will find out how to reach their potential in the sporting field when they join World and Paralympic Champion Hannah Cockroft at the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp this week. England’s most promising sporting young people will be put through their paces in a series of intense workshops, masterclasses and ... Read More »