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Together We Will Campaign

Categories: Disability Sport Sport Industry News

New campaign launched to encourage more disabled people to be active along with their friends and families. The Together We Will campaign looks to address the low number of disabled people who regularly take part in sport or exercise as highlighted in the most recent Sport England Active People Survey. Results show that disabled people are […]

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Sussex Disability Sports Network

Categories: Active Sussex Events Active Sussex News Disability Sport Fundraising

Members come together for the first Sussex Disability Sports Network Event of 2016! The first of this year’s disability sport network events organised by Active Sussex, was held on Tuesday 5 July 7pm at University of Brighton, with the aim of supporting the development and provision of inclusive sport across Sussex. Sussex Disability Sport Network members were updated on national and local […]

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World’s First Table Tennis Coach with Down Syndrome

Categories: Club Coach & Volunteering Disability Sport

Harry Fairchild recently passed his Table Tennis England Level 1 coaching qualification to become the World’s first table tennis coach with Down Syndrome. The demanding three-month course included a practical assessment of delivering table tennis skills to a group of children. A scribe helped Harry with the written work. Harry took his Level 1 Coaching […]

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People with dwarfism call for more accessible sports opportunities

Categories: Disability Sport Sport Industry News

New research highlights a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and recreational activity opportunities, which are accessible for people with dwarfism and restricted growth.  The new report published by Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk), titled Giving You Clear Results, highlights key survey findings about current participation trends, motivations and barriers to taking part […]

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