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The FA Disability Cup 2019

The FA Disability Cup provides a great showcase for Impairment Specific Football. This year’s event took place over the weekend 15th – 16th June at St Georges Park. The Cerebral Palsy Final took place on Saturday afternoon between CP North West and North East & Yorkshire. CP North West we aiming to complete the treble, […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport open nominations for the 2019 Awards!

The Cerebral Palsy Sport Awards are back for a 4th year with the ceremony taking place on World CP Day, Sunday 6th October, at the David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham from 5pm – 6.30pm The 2018 awards were a great success with nominations coming in from all across the county. The awards provide […]

Volunteers’ Week 2019

Cerebral Palsy Sport will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to the charity and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June.  Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport can cover many different activities from being a sporting official to a trustee on the board, from educating […]

New research: Challenge non-disabled people’s perceptions to change reality for disabled people

New research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on non-disabled people’s attitudes on inclusive activity with disabled people. Although the results show welcoming signs of improvement, ingrained perceptions are creating barriers in changing the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. Taking part with disabled people: Non-disabled people’s perceptions is the result of anonline survey, […]

UK Anti-Doping launch Clean Sport Week 2019

This year marks UK Anti-Doping’s third Clean Sport Week, which launches today, Monday 20th May. This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports organisations and UK sports stars, will celebrate clean athletes and their success, and promote the work of the anti-doping community in the […]

Junior CP Football Festival to be rearranged for July

The Junior CP Football Festival and FA Talent Day planned for 25th May 2019 has had to be rearranged. A new date will be confirmed soon which will be in July 2019. For more information or to register interest in the event please contact the National CP Football Development Officer 0115 925 7027

Make the NSPCC’s Positive Parents Promise

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019 (October 7th – 13th), the NSPCC are asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport. This annual national campaign looks to increase positive parental involvement in youth sport and, by doing so, improve the experiences of […]

CP Sport partner with STA for Learn to Swim Week 2019

The Swimming Teacher’s Association’s (STA) International Learn to Swim Week is this week 13th – 19th May. The aim is to promote water safety and learning to swim, no matter age, location, or ability. Cerebral Palsy Sport are working closely with the STA to promote disability swimming and get more people active. The STA are […]

CP Sport and Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

13th – 19th May 2019 is Mental Health Awareness Week. Cerebral Palsy Sport are recognising the link between sport and mental health for those with cp and highlighting the impact and need for our work. Many children and adults with cerebral palsy report feelings of isolation and exclusion from activities which can impact on well-being […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport nominated for the UK’s largest Diversity Awards

Cerebral Palsy Sport has been nominated for the Community Organisation (Disability) award at the National Diversity Awards 2019. Each nomination made helps to reach the shortlist of the prestigious event. Liverpool will play host to this year’s awards, to be held on 20th September. For one night only Britain’s most inspirational people come together to […]