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These are stories from individuals and organisations about getting active and what it means to them.

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    Created with Timebanking UK

    Timebanking Story

    In this story, John from Timebanking UK discusses their blind golf project and its benefits for all who participate.

    Timebanking Story
    Created with Misgav

    Misgav story

    In this story, Misgav explain how they provide culturally appropriate activity for Disabled women from minoritised communities in Hackney.

    Misgav story
    Created with Groundwork UK

    Green spaces story

    In this story Fay Holland from Groundwork UK and Anna Denham, discuss the importance of green spaces such as parks for everyone.

    Green spaces story

    Khalsa Football Story

    In this blog, Anna Denham talks about Khalsa Football academy, which has served the local community since 1988 and supports local children and adults with additional needs.

    Khalsa Football Story

    The Moti ME story

    Katie a Design Graduate from Loughborough University, outlines her product idea for physio and occupational therapists, to help Disabled children get active.

    The Moti ME story
    Created with Rethink Mental Illness

    The Rethink Mental Illness story

    This blog from the team at Rethink Mental Illness explores the relationship between severe mental illness and getting active.

    The Rethink Mental Illness story
    Created with International Mixed Ability Sports

    IMAS story

    In this blog, the International Mixed Ability Sports team explains why co-production is fundamental to their ongoing work and inclusive sport worldwide.

    IMAS story

    Brett’s story

    In this blog, Brett Smith, Director of Research, Professor of Disability and Physical Activity at Durham University, discusses how the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines for sport and physical activity could prove a gamechanger for sports accessibility.

    Brett’s story

    School story

    In this story, Elliot Watson, Programme Officer at Get Yourself Active, talks about his experiences as a young Disabled person of the lack of inclusion in school sports.

    School story

    Walk on Wednesday’s story

    In this story Anna Denham discusses her collaboration with the Walks on Wednesdays (WOW) group, and Nene Park Trust.

    Walk on Wednesday’s story

    The APDA story

    This blog from Anna Denham, discusses the work of our Together Fund partner Asian People’s Disability Alliance.

    The APDA story

    Karen’s story

    In this story, Karen explains how she set about making sure her local green space remained accessible and open to all.

    Karen’s story