Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) is bringing wheelchair rugby to Cambridgeshire. It’s a game loaded with full-contact, hard hits, speed and physical determination, making it a thrilling watch. This is a great opportunity for the people of Cambridgeshire to experience as it is one of the few Paralympic sports not currently played in the county.Read More
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St Ivo School in Cambridgeshire hosted a goalball session for students as part of the Paralympic sports National School Programme, delivered with Living Sport and local sight loss association Camsight.
Goalball is the only team sport that has been specifically designed for people with a visual impairment and was originally devised as a rehabilitation programme for blind and partially sighted soldiers returning from World War II.Read More
New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise
Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance.
The research is particularly important as disabled people count for one in five of Britain’s population, almost 14 million people. However, they are currently the least active group in society, and twice as likely as non-disabled people to be inactive.Read More
A RaceRunning start session was held in Cambridge on Wednesday 10thOctober. The session was organised between CP Sport, Living Sport and Cambridge and Coleridge Athletics Club. A total of 10 participants attended the session, with people from the local area and also some people who traveled up from Essex.Read More
Activity Alliance yesterday (6 September) released a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Leaders from Government, sport, leisure and third sector joined the call for action when the strategy was unveiled at Activity Alliance’s 20th Anniversary celebration last night.Read More
Inspire Peterborough have been awarded £20,000 by the Ministry of Defence, through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund for their project Supporting Disabled Ex-Forces (SDEF) which will operate throughout Peterborough. The project, that launched on 1st April 2017 and will run until 31st March 2018, and will look to incorporate inclusive sports.Read More
In2 Sport Camps offer disabled people over the age of 18 the opportunity to have a go and receive coaching in a variety of sports, in a safe, friendly and inclusive environment. Sports include; archery, wheelchair basketball, and many more… Read More