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LimbPower offers double sporting fun for young people in 2017

LimbPower offers double sporting fun for young people in 2017

Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:18

National charity, LimbPower is pleased to announce they will host two events for young amputees and children with physical impairments in 2017. On Saturday 24 June, LimbPower will bring the Junior Games to Birmingham - a new date on their sporting calendar.... Read More »

Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club receive a Civic Award

Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club receive a Civic Award

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:26

In the last month, The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club and their umbrella organisation Disability Sports Dorset have grown enormously. Both clubs are run by the same people but Disability Sports Dorset offers other sports apart from Wheelchair... Read More »

The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club meet HRH Princess Anne

The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club meet HRH Princess Anne

Posted: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18

Nick and Sue Coombs, Chairman and Club Secretary of The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club were invited to the Official Opening of Holton Lee Livability Spinal Unit by HRH Princess Anne and to meet her personally beforehand.

They discussed wheelchair... Read More »

New campaign encourages more disabled people to be active

New campaign encourages more disabled people to be active

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:56

A new national campaign has launched today to encourage and support disabled people, along with their friends and families, to become more active.

The Together We Will campaign looks to address the low number of disabled people who regularly take part... Read More »

Have-A-Go On Track for the 9th Annual LimbPower Games!

Have-A-Go On Track for the 9th Annual LimbPower Games!

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 15:16

LimbPower focus on getting inactive physically disabled people active. The LimbPower Games is designed to guide and support new amputees and individuals with limb impairments and individuals new to sport in how to take part and what the physical, psychological... Read More »

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:44

The New Opportunities Day will be held on Thursday 26th May 2016 at Victoria Education Centre in Poole. The day will consist of a whole variety of sports including boccia, football, athletics, cricket (and table cricket.), balloon volleyball and kurling.... Read More »

Gabrielle's Kickboxing Triumph

Gabrielle's Kickboxing Triumph

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:48

Gabrielle Reid is an 11 year old girl who has cerebral palsy which effects muscle control and movement. Until recently her right foot was held pantar reflexed, basically on tiptoe and her right leg is also slightly shorter than her left leg which effects... Read More »

LimbPower urges people with limb impairments to complete new sport and physical activity survey

LimbPower urges people with limb impairments to complete new sport and physical activity survey

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:01

LimbPower is the National Disability Sports Organisation that supports amputees and people with limb impairments to reach their sporting potential and are supported by Sport England. They aim to put each person in touch with the right sport or leisure... Read More »

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:00

Venue: Victoria Education Centre

Date: Thursday 26th May 2016

Students have an opportunity to work alongside sports professionals who are very experienced in delivering various sports to these young people who are physically challenged.

Previous activities... Read More »

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