England boss backs grants scheme for disabled teams

ENGLAND soccer boss Gareth Southgate and Liverpool Paralympian footballer Roy Turnham and are urging football clubs to apply for grants worth up to £1,500 to get more disabled people playing the game.

Top Paralympian Sasha Kindred calls it a day

SASCHSA Kindred, one of the most successful Paralympic athletes of all time, has decided to retire after two decades at the very top of his sport.

Blind charity’s new guide for sports coaches

BRITISH Blind Sport has launched a new online guide to help coaches understand the needs of people with visual impairment who want to take part in shooting or archery.

Get your blades on, kids . . .

CHILDREN across England have started to receive new running and swimming blades from the NHS, thanks to a £1.5 million fund set up by the Department of Health.

California dreamin’ . . . wheelchair tennis stars at the double!

BRITAIN’S top wheelchair tennis stars claimed two UNIQLO Wheelchair Doubles Masters titles in Mission Viejo, California.

Wheelyboat cuts through all the barriers at Ladybower Reservoir

DERBYSHIRE’S beautiful Ladybower Reservoir is now accessible for everyone, thanks to the launch of a new Wheelyboat, which can accommodate wheelchair users.

Jean, 90 and blind, gets hooked again, thanks to new angling club

NINETY-year-old Jean Sussock can’t believe her luck! A keen angler until her sight began to fade almost 40 years ago, Jean thought her fishing days were well and truly behind her.