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

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    Louise’s story

    In this blog Louise Hunt, a former Paralympic Tennis player, takes us through her memories of games in the past, and what elite sport has given her throughout her life.

    Louise’s story

    Fazilet’s story

    In this story Fazilet Hadi, Head of Policy at Disability Rights UK and touches on her own relationship with sport and physical activity.

    Fazilet’s story

    Martin’s story

    In this story, Martin Ede, Development and Implementation Manager at Equal Lives in Norfolk, discusses how his life has been turned around because he has found a sport he loves.

    Martin’s story

    Roy’s story

    In this blog Roy Kimberley, a Fit 4 Life coordinator based at the Disability Resource Centre, Birmingham, shares with us his thoughts on the enduring legacy of the 2012 Paralympic games.

    Roy’s story

    Anna Morell’s story

    Anna Morell, Media and Communications Manager at Disability Rights UK and touches on what needs to happen for the games to be a launchpad for a more accessible future for all Disabled people.

    Anna Morell’s story

    Liddie’s story

    Get Yourself Active’s Programme Manager, Liddie Bone, answers the question “What is co-production?”

    Liddie’s story

    Kamran’s story

    Kamran Mallick joined Disability Rights UK as its Chief Executive in July 2017. He is the former Chief Executive of Acti...

    Kamran’s story

    Kelly’s story

    In this blog, Kelly from Living Options Devon discusses how the pandemic has changed for them in their efforts to empower Disabled and Deaf people to live the life they choose

    Kelly’s story

    Liz’s story

    This story looks at how the pandemic changed the work of Wheels for Wellbeing, and what comes next for the award-winning charity.

    Liz’s story

    Kay’s story

    In this story, we talk to Kay about barriers to cycling in their local parks and green spaces they have encountered.

    Kay’s story

    Zanib’s story

    In this blog, Zanib raises the question: If our more modern urban spaces are not accessible enough, what about our less modern and more remote areas?

    Zanib’s story

    Mo’s story

    In her story, Mo talks about how great it feels to get out and get active through horse riding.

    Mo’s story