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Green Fingered Residents Cut Ribbon, Officially Opening Accessible Greenhouse

Gardening is known for being very therapeutic and brings real joy to many. Last Friday my colleague and I visited Broom Court care home in…

Started by Melissa McDonald

0 Jun 30, 2016

Horse box hoist takes the pain out of mounting and dismounting for para riders

A one off bespoke solution for competitive para rider Jane Lishman looks set to turn into the next big thing in the world of disabled ridin…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Apr 20, 2016

Scottish golf course becomes first in the country to offer specially designed wheelchair free to disabled golfers

Blackwood tenant Peter McWilliams and myself were privileged to be invited to the official launch of the Paragolfer at Mearns Castle Golf A…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Apr 19, 2016

Accessible Boating Holidays With CanalAbility

Are you looking for something new to try this summer? Fancy spending the holidays steering a canal boat or relaxing on the deck surrounded…

Started by Traighana Smith

0 Mar 17, 2016

500 miles, two men and a wheelchair

Every year, thousands of people decide to make the Camino de Santiago journey for many reasons. One duo achieved it in an extraordinary 34…

Started by Ainara Carmona

0 Dec 10, 2015

Fun and rehabilitation while climbing; challenging disability

I recently spoke to Sophie Charles, a specialist rock-climbing instructor at the Castle Climbing Centre, who has vast experience of working…

Started by Ainara Carmona

0 Dec 2, 2015

Disability and fitness; why do they still appear so far removed to so many?

When Kris Saunders-Stowe met the Australian Paralympic team, his life changed completely. He underwent something of an epiphany that has go…

Started by Ainara Carmona

0 Nov 24, 2015

Nike creates shoe with help of teen who has CP that is easy to put on and remove.

Probably the most famous name in shoe making, Nike has recently unveiled a new design that is ideal for people who have physical limitatio…

Started by Paul Richoux

2 Oct 23, 2015
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Physiotherapy to become more widely accessible thanks to researchers at Glasgow University

Researchers from the University of Glasgow are developing a simple and easy to use website to enable and encourage people who have Multiple…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 1, 2015

Paralympic gold medallist Martina Caironi talks about her perceived weakness became her greatest strength.

Imagine: you are 18 years old and out having fun with your friends. On your way home, you are the victim of a hit and run. As a result, yo…

Started by Silvia Capra

0 Sep 16, 2015


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