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Once Upon A Time...

Gavin Neate’s latest venture is a tourism based app created in collaboration with City of Edinburgh Council. Up Close uses beacon technolog…

Started by Suhayl A

0 Aug 5, 2015

BAILEY MATTHEWS: 8 YEAR OLD CHILD WITH CEREBRAL PALSY COMPLETES TRIATHLON

He is just 8 years old but his energy and his will power have catapulted him to the dizzying heights of a champion and inspirational figur…

Started by Lidia Garcia Fernandez

0 Aug 4, 2015

Meet Gordon Reid - the other UK number one tennis player

Following Wimbledon’s announcement that from 2016 it will feature wheelchair singles as well as doubles, bespoken caught up with British wh…

Started by Jane Adams

0 Jul 27, 2015

The Will to Survive: A Conversation with Jamie Andrew

In a quiet Edinburgh coffee shop on a Thursday afternoon Jamie Andrew looks out into the damp sky and is briefly thousands of miles away a…

Started by Kenneth Hogg

0 Jul 14, 2015

Wimbledon to introduce wheelchair singles

From 2016, Wimbledon will feature wheelchair singles tennis tournaments for both men and women. Richard Lewis, Chief Executive of The All E…

Started by Jane Adams

0 Jul 13, 2015

To the beach in Berwick... and beyond!

A scheme designed to improve inclusion on the beaches of North Berwick, East of Edinburgh, has been granted £10,000 by Big Lottery Fund Sco…

Started by Suhayl A

0 Jun 5, 2015

Phoenix flying high with Blackwood support under their wings

Wheelchair basketball is an unfamiliar sport for many, present writer included.   But like many sports it became quickly apparent that it w…

Started by Suhayl A

0 May 5, 2015

Absolutely Phabulous

Heather Clarke, a long time reader of bespoken got in touch with us and told us more about the charity she works for. Coming up for its six…

Started by Ciorstaidh MacGlone

0 Apr 2, 2015

Gardening while disabled: a quick overview

The days are getting longer, and the world is getting greener. Those of you who garden are out there already, weeding, planting, digging an…

Started by Ciorstaidh MacGlone

1 Mar 27, 2015
Reply by Paul Richoux

Blind Accessible Board Games

While looking through Kickstarter deciding which of the latest ‘selfie-drones’ deserves my backing, I stumbled across a fundraising campaig…

Started by Rory Telfer

0 Feb 23, 2015

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