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THE FA FIVES is about to kick off

Categories: Club Competitions Disability Sport Local Events

With 100 days to go until the start of UEFA EURO 2020, five-a-side teams from across England can now register to play in THE FA FIVES competition. The FIVES is a nationwide five-a-side football festival which is set to captivate the nation ahead of this summer’s European Championships. Funded by the Government via Sport England […]

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

Categories: Disability Sport Health & Wellbeing Insight Sport Industry News

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 inequality is resulting in a more negative experience, including social isolation for many disabled people. […]

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New survey launched to understand activity needs of disabled children

Categories: Disability Sport Insight Sport Industry News

The ukactive Research Institute has announced a three-year research project with national disability charity, Sense, to better understand the needs of parents and families of disabled children.   Parents of disabled children are encouraged to feed back on the challenges they face when it comes to accessing sport and physical activity, by completing an online […]

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Cricket league launched for young people with complex physical disabilities

Categories: Disability Sport National Governing Bodies

A ground-breaking table cricket league for children and young adults with complex physical disabilities has launched in Sussex. The joint project between Sussex Cricket Foundation and Chailey Heritage Foundation is based in Chailey Heritage’s brand-new Dream Centre in North Chailey, near Lewes. Students from Sussex Cricket’s network of special educational needs school and colleges are competing in the league using adapted […]

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