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Public Health Essex commits £100,000 to sports focused health and social intervention

Sport For Confidence, a pioneering organisation that brings health professionals, leisure providers and sports clubs together to deliver occupational outcomes using engagement in sport and physical activity, has received a £100,000 funding grant over the next two years from Public Health, Essex to make its highly successful programme accessible to more communities across the county. The investment, made available via ... Read More »

Prague Filmmakers Launch Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign for Greater Inclusivity of Disabilities in Sport

Prague based filmmakers, Paul Dean (UK) and Kristyna Balaban (Canada), announced the launch of their indiegogo campaign to raise funding for the completion of their documentary, ‘The Road Less Run’, and to help spread the unique concept of inclusion of disabled athletes in marathon running developed in Prague by the charity Running With Those That Can’t. From 2009, with courage, ... 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 »

Peterborough Phantoms Sledge Team Win Fourth Consecutive League Title

After winning their final away match of the season against Kingston Kestrels in Hull, Peterborough Phantoms Sledge Hockey Team’s last home match on 6 August against Cardiff Huskies was setup to be the title decider. Leading up to the day, the anticipation of the game grew for the team, with lots of support from family, friends, sponsors Irwin Mitchell and ... Read More »

Jonny Wilkinson plays wheelchair rugby with The Dorset Destroyers

On July 31 The Dorset Destroyers had a fantastic day of fun and wheelchair rugby with rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson.  The Dorset Destroyers were invited to the event by Dorset Orthopaedic in Ringwood as part of their Summer Fair. The event was opened by Legend Jonny Wilkinson who popped down to watch the demonstration match and was then persuaded to ... Read More »

EFDS legacy survey reveals disabled people want to watch and try more inclusive sport

Today, the English Federation of Disability Sport release the Games impact report, capturing public perception on the wider legacy and impact on disabled people in sport. Findings highlighted both disabled and non-disabled people want to watch more sport for disabled people. It also identified disabled people’s desire to play more sport. Read More »