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Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:17

A new groundbreaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now. My Active Future, from Activity Alliance, calls for more... Read More »

Tags: Disability

Special Olympics update

Special Olympics update

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:28

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Special Olympics activities have been suspended until further notice. The organisation has released the following statement:

"Following discussions between Paul... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Disability

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:32

Thousands of young people from schools across Norfolk came together for a sporting competition with a difference at the Norfolk Winter School Games finals.

The Norfolk Winter School Games Week, which ran... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Norfolk, Norwich, School Games, Sport

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:13

Clubs and organisations are being invited to apply for Table Tennis England funding to help get more people from minority or underrepresented groups playing table tennis.

The inclusivity grant scheme, now... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Funding, Table Tennis

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:56

Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be. Worryingly, this level of... Read More »

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New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:37

British Blind Sport has launched a new interactive tool to help people who are blind or partially sighted find activities in their area.

Using its online activity finder you can find details of inclusive... Read More »

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Teams wanted to pitch in at Disability Football Festival

Teams wanted to pitch in at Disability Football Festival

Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:07

A football event with the goal of opening up the sport for people with a disability is looking for teams to get involved.

Norfolk FA's Disability Football Festival takes place at UEA Sportspark on 20th... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Football

New National Strategy to Make Netball More Accessible

New National Strategy to Make Netball More Accessible

Posted: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:51

England Netball has announced a new strategy to make it easier for women and girls with a disability to play.

The national governing body for the sport will introduce a wide range of measures including... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Netball

£250,000 Boost for Disability Activities

£250,000 Boost for Disability Activities

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:26

Activity providers can apply for grants from a major new fund to help people with disabilities to become more active.

The £250,000 Toyota Parasport Fund will provide training and equipment grants... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Funding, Sport

Spotlight on Physical Activity Support for People With Disabilities

Spotlight on Physical Activity Support for People With Disabilities

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:15

Over 60 delegates from across Norfolk's social and healthcare sectors came together for a conference exploring how to support people with disabilities to be physically active.

The autumn Norfolk Physical... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Norfolk

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