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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 tickets.london2017athletics.com 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 »

EFDS marks International Day for Disabled People with new engagement resources

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is marking International Day for Disabled People, 3 December 2016, by revealing brand new engagement resources. Building on the success of the inclusive communications animation, EFDS has released its next film for engaging disabled people. Complementing the animation is a collection of free fact sheets that enable organisations to plan, target and deliver ... Read More »

The launch of the Power 100 LIST 2017

The launch of the Power 100 LIST 2017. Britain’s most influential persons with a disability or impairment #DisabilityPower100.  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” Shaw Trust are once again delighted to sponsor the Power 100 List 2017, a ... Read More »

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016

The theme for 2016 is: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want, which draws attention to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how these goals can create a more inclusive and equitable world for persons with disabilities. The annual theme provides a frame for considering how people with disability are excluded from society by promoting the removal of all ... Read More »

Who is Britain’s Most Inclusive Employer?

In a fractured society, during challenging times and with the effects of austerity increasing, the need for diverse practice becomes ever more important. The law defines a host of so called protected characteristics. But, ultimately, inclusion affects us all. By excluding people because of their identity or background we lose skills, we lose talent, and we lose productivity and profit. Significant numbers ... Read More »

Sainsbury’s Active Kids for All Inclusive PE Training success with Ellie Simmonds

In the same week as the International Day for Disabled People, on 29 November, Ministers, MPs and senior sporting figures joined a celebration event held at the House of Lords. The event was organised by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and hosted by the Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, Baroness Sue Campbell. The reception recognised the success ... Read More »

ParalympicsGB celebrates Paralympic Nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016

Following a historic Rio Games for the ParalympicsGB team, it today congratulated the three Paralympic athletes shortlisted for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award; Sophie Christiansen OBE, Kadeena Cox and Dame Sarah Storey. The three athletes are emblematic of ParalympicsGB’s stunning success at Rio 2016, where the team defied expectations to smash their medal target and win ... Read More »

Paralympians invite everyday superheroes to join their teams at new superhero series

The Superhero Series is the only mass-participation sports series dedicated to the everyday superhero – the UK’s 12 million people with disabilities [1] – and their friends and families Launched by Paralympian Sophia Warner and supported by celebrity Team Captains: Sophie Christiansen, Kadeena Cox, Dave Henson, JJ Chalmers, Sophie Morgan, Anne Dickins and Megan Giglia Team Captains are calling on the ... Read More »