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Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up in 2017 to support disabled athletes

Typhoo and the national charity the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up again in 2017 to provide disabled athletes with more sporting opportunities to compete across England. It will be the third year that Typhoo will add an extra ‘OO’ to the National Junior Athletics Championships and nine regional qualifiers, aiming to increase the number of disabled ... Read More »

Blind veteran Simon Brown shortlisted in Sunday Express People’s Choice category at Soldiering On Awards 2017

An Iraq War veteran who was blinded in conflict has been shortlisted in the prestigious ‘People’s Choice’ category sponsored by the Sunday Express in the seventh annual Soldiering On Awards. Simon Brown, 38 and from Leeds, was nominated for the award by national military charity Blind Veterans UK, which has supported him since he lost his sight. The Soldiering On ... Read More »

Dedicated charity supporter is preparing his paws for the ultimate endurance test

Nigel Doggett, a Trustee of Hft, a national charity for people with learning disabilities, is embarking on the challenge of a lifetime by taking part in the gruelling Marathon des Sables, on 8 April 2016. Nigel, whose brother, Nick, is supported by the charity, is aiming to raise over £130,000 for Hft’s Personalised Technology Programme. Nigel, who lives in Oxfordshire and ... Read More »