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Disability Day returns to Hove for 2016

Categories: Club Disability Sport Local Events

Disability Day set to return for 2016! Sussex Cricket is delighted to announce the return of its annual Disability Day on Monday 16th May at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove. The Sussex Cricket Foundation Disability Day is one of the largest mass participation events in the South East. It is for people with disabilities and reinforces the foundations commitment […]

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Workplace Wheelchair Basketball

Categories: Active Sussex News Active Sussex Programmes Disability Sport

The Active Sussex Workplace Challenge programme recently embraced a new sport in the form of Wheelchair Basketball. Three teams including Albion in the Community (AitC), University of Sussex and Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) battled it out to be crowned champions at the University of Brighton’s Sports Centre. Despite having never played Wheelchair […]

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Table Tennis star spreads friendship at Malmo Open

Categories: Club Competitions Disability Sport National Governing Bodies

Harry Fairchild was Brighton Table Tennis Club’s outstanding performer at the recent 40th Malmo Open for athletes with disabilities. He reached the ping-pong play-offs in the Open, which includes 19 sports, and won the friendship medal for promoting a great atmosphere throughout the event. Harry and the other five players, Abigail Cunningham, Robert English, Emma […]

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Report Evidence highlights the importance of support for the disabled

Categories: Disability Sport

'Supporting Me to be Active' - a new report released by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) - highlights the important role carried out by those who support disabled people doing physical activity, and the ways in which supporters' influence can be maximised...

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