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Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training awareness week

Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training. As a result, tens of thousands of disabled people are leading a more active lifestyle. The programme is reaching its final six months of this funding cycle and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is using an awareness week to celebrate the successes so far. ... 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 »

Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training Awareness Week

Celebrating training to support more disabled people to lead active lives  Over three years, 6,000 people have enjoyed the benefits of the Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training and, as a result, more disabled people are leading active lives. To celebrate the success, we are calling on the nation to raise awareness during Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training Awareness Week (24-28 October 2016). ... Read More »

New app makes refuelling easy

Unaccompanied disabled motorists have long dreaded the petrol light. The sheer effort and time that goes into something that, to others, is very simple is a daunting aspect. Having a car is supposed to be a convenience, not a burden, and that’s what filling your car up with fuel at a petrol station can be. In petrol stations which are ... Read More »

Paralympic heroes encourage British public to cheer them to victory on National Paralympic Day

Paralympic Champions David Weir and Ollie Hynd today called on the British public to back their athletes when world class competition in athletics and swimming returns to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of National Paralympic Day on Sunday July 26.   National Paralympic Day, funded by Spirit of 2012, is a day of fantastic sporting competition held at Queen ... Read More »

80-year-old man banned from every Sainsburys after mobility accident

An 80-year-old pensioner has been banned from every Sainsbury’s store in Britain.   Albert Carter crashed into another shopper after visiting the customer service kiosk. After hitting his fellow customer, who needed hospital treatment, he panicked and crashed his mobility vehicle into the customer service desk. The full story and letter Mr. Carter received is available to view here on ... Read More »

Sainsbury’s to introduce hundreds of new shopping trolleys developed with parents of disabled children

Sainsbury’s has responded to calls from parents with disabled children for a more secure shopping trolley and, after months of testing a prototype with parents and children, the retailer has announced that they will begin introducing nearly 600 of the new trolleys to supermarket stores across the UK from 15 September. The new trolleys are fitted with a special padded ... Read More »

Shop from home this winter

This winter, while the weather is freezing and the shops are crowded you might consider turning to shopping online for your groceries. It certainly beats having to make your way to and from the supermarket and standing in line for the checkout, which can sometimes Read More »

Paralympic Games Legacy: Sainsbury’s Invests £1million to Inspire Next Generation

At an event hosted at Chiswick School today, Sainsbury’s, the first ever Paralympic Games-only sponsor announced its legacy plans. The Sainsbury’s Active Kids For All scheme was launched by Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King and is a ground-breaking inclusive PE training programme for teachers. Read More »

BPA Sign Sainsbury’s Through To Rio 2016

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today announced that they have signed Sainsbury’s as a commercial partner through to the end of 2016. The announcement comes just five5 days after the closing of the London 2012 Paralympic Games where the ParalympicsGB team’s performance captivated the nation.  Read More »