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Huge success for Junior Amputee Games

LimbPower held the inaugural Junior Amputee Games on 15th/16th September at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, and the lucky young participants were cheered on by their heroes…


Little Noise Sessions line up revealed

Mencap Little Noise Sessions, in association with Toshiba, are back for their seventh year – and there’s positively nothing ‘little’ about this year’s line up!…


Generation Inspired?

Whizz-Kidz is calling on young disabled people to tell them about their hopes for the legacy of the Paralympics. The charity is asking whether or not…


Lucky school kids meet Paralympian

Nine lucky pupils from Brookfields Special School in Tilehurst were invited to the opening of the new Gowrings Mobility factory by Paralympic silver medallist Karen…


Jazz band pushing boundaries

Jazz musicians have teamed up with two Kent charities to create a unique band that gives disabled people the chance to create, rehearse and perform…


Racing for success

Disabled racing driver, Aaron Morgan, has won a national award for his work helping young people to overcome adversity. Aaron, 21, who was paralysed following…


In the headlines

Making news today… New Learning Disability Housing Charity Formed (Learning Disability Today) A great new charity formed from merging disability organisations. How to get ahead… as…


Stop for me, speak to me

Today, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) launches its bus campaign: Stop for me, Speak to me. The campaign is calling on bus…


In the headlines

The stories making today’s headlines… Man from Hull receives bionic hand on the NHS (BBC News) Fantastic video from the BBC showing the country’s first…


Sir Paul Ennals joins Sense

Former National Children’s Bureau Chief Executive Sir Paul Ennals CBE has joined Sense, the deafblind charity, for three months to support strategic development planning for…


Be in with a shot of winning!

There is still time to enter photographs of Sport in Motion, this year’s theme of On the Move, the national competition for disabled photographers organised…


AKW takes on another challenge

Independent living solutions provider AKW entered a team into the St Richard’s Hospice Corporate Challenge for the second year in a row, raising valuable funds…