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Paralympic star unveils new facility

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock has officially opened a BT-funded multi-sensory room at St Bernard’s School in Louth, Lincolnshire, which gives young people with physical and learning disabilities the chance to dramatically enhance their quality of life. St Bernard’s School is the 21st school to benefit from the partnership between the Lord’s Taverners and BT since they joined forces in ... Read More »

BT and Join In support equestrian club

On Saturday (31 October), BT and charity Join In will be presenting a Riding for the Disabled equestrian club with a cheque for £1,000 to help improve their facilities and grow their club Greater Manchester RDA are a community equestrian club that relies on the commitment and dedication of volunteers in order to support its riders and members. The group ... Read More »

Disabled Access Day 2016 – save the date!

 Disabled Access Day, the annual national initiative created to raise awareness of the importance of disabled access, is back for its second year on 12th March 2016. The event aims to encourage disabled people, their friends and families to visit somewhere new and over 50 venues across the UK, including Westminster Abbey, Tate Modern and The Scottish Parliament, have already ... Read More »

BT develops the next generation of Paralympic talent with two new athletes joining its Ambassador team

    BT today demonstrated its commitment to disability sport and the development of the next generation of Paralympic talent with the appointment of two new athletes to its ambassador team, Julie Rogers and Ben Rowlings. Julie and Ben were unveiled as the latest BT Ambassadors at a mentoring session at Loughborough’s High Performance Athletics Centre with Paralympic Gold medallists ... Read More »

Oscar Pistorius dropped by sponsors

Oscar Pistorious was estimated to receive endorsements worth more than $2m a year. Two days ago, his agent assured the media that these sponsorships were safe. Now it’s being reported that Oakley has cancelled its contract with Pistorius and Nike has “no further plans” to use him in advertisements. Read More »