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Workplace Wheelchair Basketball

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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Hair-raiser: Rugby Squad Brave the Shave

Hair-raiser: Rugby Squad Brave the Shave

Categories: Club Corporate Partners Fundraising

Rugby Squad Brave the Shave! Rugby players of the University of Chichester have raised thousands of pounds for charity by shaving their heads. The men’s squad lost their locks in support of national organisation Leukaemia CARE, which supports people who have been diagnosed with blood or lymphatic cancer. Nearly 50 players braved the shave at Chichester salon Buzby […]

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Project 500: More Women, Better Coaching Video

Project 500: More Women, Better Coaching Video

Categories: Active Sussex News Coach & Volunteering Funding National Governing Bodies This Girl Can

Let’s get more women coaching! Only 30% of coaches are female but we can change that. Thanks to funding from Sport England, the Seven County Sports Partnerships in the South East have commissioned a recruitment video entitled ‘More Women, Better Coaching’. Based on the premise that many women are already ‘coaching’ in their everyday lives, […]

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Table Tennis star spreads friendship at Malmo Open

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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