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EFDS resources take new people on road to an active lifestyle

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has revealed a new resource to support those who are new to sport or want to assist disabled people on how to get more active. Produced in partnership with County Sports Partnership Network, Disability Rights UK and Sport England, the resource is a guideline to where to start, where to find out more and who to contact on the road to being active.Read More

Living Sport and Sense Charity have Teamed up to Produce an Action Plan,

The action plan is designed to support and develop sport for people with complex communication needs across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Participation in sport and physical activity has significant physical, mental and emotional benefits, yet over 300,000 people with dual sensory loss in England encounter a number of barriers in accessing and participating in sporting activitiesRead More

VACANCY ALERT: Trustees of Living Sport

Do you have a passion for sport and active living?  A belief in its capacity to enhance and enrich at both an individual and community level?  Understand that sport can contribute positively across a range of social, community and health agendas? “Living Sport’s purpose is to inspire everyone to lead healthy lives by increasing and improving opportunities to be active and to participate in sport and physical activity”. Living Sport …Read More

Power2Inspire looking for Sports Coaches

Local Cambridge charity Power2Inspire has vacancies for sports coaches. The role involves coaching a small group of young people or community groups to play inclusive sport in either special schools/mainstream schools or community setting. Coaches will be helping to deliver Power House Games or Inclusive Sports FestivalsRead More

Power2Inspire Inclusive Cycling Festival coming soon

Power2Inspire is gearing up to deliver their first inclusive cycling festival is being organised in partnership with The Friends of Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, Outspoken Cycling, You Can Bike Too and South Cambs District Council to raise awareness of inclusive cycling opportunities in the local community. The event, which is part of the summer of inclusive sports festivals for Cambridge based charity Power 2 Inspire aims to break down barriers and enable fully inclusive sport to be developed in the community through sports development led approaches.Read More

Stepping Stone Supporting Disabled People into Activity

Living Sport’s Stepping Stone project is off to a great start, with a number of people signing up for support to get involved in a sports club or physical activity. Stepping Stone aims to encourage regular sports participation for anyone with a disability or long term health need and covers the full spectrum of additional needs. The project is funded by Cambridgeshire Community Foundation’s the John Steward Memorial Fund and Health Fenland Fund.Read More

LimbPower releases series of exercise videos for amputees

LimbPower has released a series of short exercise and fitness videos for amputees. The tutorial style videos feature a range of strength and movement exercises, designed to improve people’s general fitness and encourage more amputees to lead an active lifestyle. LimbPower, recognise that taking part in sport and physical activity can be a daunting experience for many people with limb impairments. To help change this, LimbPower has produced a series of 22 short exercise videos specifically designed for people with limb impairments.Read More