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Everything is smaller in America - Disability access in Manhattan and at the U.S. Open tennis.

There's an often-repeated phrase that "everything is bigger in America." This phrase can be applied in any number of ways from the sheer nu…

Started by Tim Neill

0 Sep 26

"Wheelchair sports gave me back something I thought I'd lost forever" - and interview with Ryan Macdonald

Blackwood’s Annual General Meeting will soon be taking place in Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre with the theme for day centred o…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Sep 8

Triathlon club’s all-inclusive attitude sets example for others

A TRIATHLON club in Glasgow is going above and beyond to allow more people who have disability to join up.   The Glasgow Tri Club have intr…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 Jun 27

Gold medal incentive to make sport in Scotland inclusive

TALENTS of Scottish sportspeople who have a disability will be further supported through a new development plan by the national governing b…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 Jun 23

Support worker takes a leap of faith for Huntington’s disease charity

A FEAR of heights didn’t stop an Aberdonian care worker from leaping 10,000 feet from a plane for charity.   Courageous 18-year-old, Lori W…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 Jun 14

Wimbledon: A disability perspective

What do you think of when you see the word Wimbledon? Chances are this conjures up images of strawberries and cream and pristine grass tenn…

Started by Tim Neill

2 Jun 10
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Epic Spinathon charity event in Fife is a ‘Tour de Force’

SWEAT-DRENCHED towels swinging on bike handlebars bore testimony to the sterling efforts of a Blackwood team member’s Spinathon group as th…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 May 9

"Chocks away!" Karen finds new independence at 3,000 ft

“When you're up there you can't think about anything else. It feels cliché to say you feel free but you do.”   You have probably dreamt abo…

Started by Emer Harrison

0 Apr 4

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Crab crawling boat is unlikely accessibility boost for wheelchair users

From the romanticised world of Moby Dick to Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea, the open water has always held an indisputable attraction in t…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Feb 22

Conquering the Matterhorn: Jamie Andrew on the Mountain of Mountains

On a wet afternoon in the summer of 2015 I had a wide-ranging conversation with the celebrated Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew, a discuss…

Started by Kenneth Hogg

0 Sep 7, 2016

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