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Stories

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

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    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

    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

    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

    Emily’s story

    In this blog, we spoke to Emily from Sense in Rotherham to learn how she and her team have used the Get Yourself Active Social Care Activity pack to support Disabled people to get active.

    Emily’s story

    Wheels for Wellbeing story

    In this story, we discuss what we saw and learned on our visit to Wheels for Wellbeing in South London....

    Wheels for Wellbeing story

    Anne-Marie’s story

    The first in our “mini-series” of personal stories for the National Outdoors for All Working Group (NOfAWG)

    Anne-Marie’s story