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

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    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

    Elliot’s story

    Elliot explains the importance of supporting grassroots projects through the Together Fund in this story.

    Elliot’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

    Danny’s story

    In this story, Danny explains how co-production has had a positive effect on him, his work and what he will do in the future.

    Danny’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

    Our story of 2021

    This story discusses how 2021 played out for the team and shares what we’re all excited about for 2022!

    Our story of 2021

    Lizzi’s story

    In this blog, Lizzi shares a powerful story of how sport has changed her life.

    Lizzi’s story

    Fay and Anna’s story

    In this story Fay Holland, and Anna Denham, discuss the benefits of getting outdoors and to share some tips that might help us all as the days get shorter.

    Fay and Anna’s story