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Oct 20

Wolves Disability FC Gets First-Ever Sponsor!

Matthew | Oct 20 2021

Energy Angels, an ethical business that strives to ensure access to cost-effective energy supplies, has come onboard with Wolves Disability FC as the team’s first-ever sponsor! There are now around 70 players on the Disability team, an amazing increase on the four teammates who attended the first session as Sporting Chances nine or so years […]

Oct 12

£1 Million Accessibility Funding For Ferries

Matthew

Operators are now able to bid for grants on projects that will help elderly and disabled people travel confidently on transport links connecting them to the mainland.

Sep 30

Meet George Webster – The First CBeebies Presenter With Down’s Syndrome!

Matthew

TV history was made on September 20th, when George Webster joined the Cbeebies team as the first BBC children’s presenter with Down’s syndrome

Sep 20

Gympanzees Set To Open Disability-Specific Leisure Facility!

Matthew

In a UK first, Gympanzees – which delivers fully inclusive leisure facilities for disabled children and young people – is due to open a disability-specific inclusive and accessible site in Bristol in 2023.

Sep 10

Catalyst Programme Launched To Support Senior Leaders With Disabilities

Matthew

A new Catalyst Programme has been launched by the NLC, aiming to support and develop senior leaders with a disability in public sector positions.

Aug 24

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Starts Today!

Matthew

The long-awaited Tokyo 2020 Paralympics kicks off today (August 24th), after a pandemic-related hiatus that saw the event cancelled last year to allow the world to deal with the strange events of the covid-19 crisis. But the 16th Paralympic Games is finally getting underway, the second time that the Japanese capital has played host to […]

Aug 23

New ITV Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Invisible Disabilities

Matthew

Broadcaster ITV has launched a new on-air campaign to raise awareness of invisible disabilities.

Aug 10

Govt Launches New National Disability Strategy

Matthew

The government has published its new National Disability Strategy, setting out 100 immediate commitments to be made.

Jul 28

Salford Trials New App To Improve Gym Access For Disabled People

Matthew

A new app is currently being trialled in Salford that makes it easier for disabled people to make use of sports centres and gyms.

Jul 15

Disabled Race Car Driver Takes On Damon Hill & Johnny Herbert!

Matthew

An all-disabled team has taken on Formula 1 legends Johnny Herbert and Damon Hill in the Halow Project’s Damon Hill Karting Challenge, which took place on July 13th.

Jun 27

£12.5 Million Project Launched To Support Independent Living

Matthew

A new £12.5 million Blackwood Neighbourhoods for Independent Living project has been launched to help older people carry on living at home independently for longer.

Jun 08

Do You Want To Go To Space?

Matthew

The ESA has extended its deadline to apply to become an astronaut, looking to take on 26 new recruits and it’s keen to make the application process more diverse.

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