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CP Sport visits Portland College

Cerebral Palsy Sport were delighted to attend Portland College last week to meet a group of learners. Portland College is a leading specialist college in Nottinghamshire working with disabled people to develop their employability, independence and communication skills. We were invited to participate in an event called ‘Meet the Employer’ where learners could ask questions to […]

#BigThankYou on International Volunteer Day 2018

International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5th December was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport can cover many different activities from being a sporting official to a trustee on the board, from educating to fundraising and we […]

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, 3rd December 2018 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport supporting National Safeguarding Adults Week

The National Safeguarding Adults Network are launching the first National Safeguarding Adults Week, from 19th – 25th November 2018. The Network includes members from Sense, Choice Support, Dimensions, Voiceability, United Response, Brandon Trust, MacIntyre, Advance, CVT and the Ann Craft Trust. The Network recognised that organisations around the UK have been creating their own safeguarding weeks […]

Children In Need funding supports new role

It’s BBC Children In Need 2018. And it’s thanks to crucial support from Children In Need that Cerebral Palsy Sport are able to recruit a new full time National Sport Development Officer. Cerebral Palsy Sport are seeking a dynamic full time National Sport Development Officer to support Cerebral Palsy Sport’s CP Can inclusive sports project […]

Tennis Foundation activities to be integrated into the LTA as part of an exciting future for Tennis in Britain

Cerebral Palsy Sport partner, The Tennis Foundation, has announced that it’s activities will be integrated into the Lawn Tennis Association. The Tennis Foundation is Great Britain’s leading tennis charity and the Lawn Tennis Association is the national governing body for tennis in the country. The move will unify tennis in Britain, providing a unique opportunity to open up […]

World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List 2019 Released

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has pulled out all the key bits you should know before it comes into effect on 1 January. Whether you’re an athlete, coach, physio or doctor, it’s vital you are aware of the changes, so you don’t […]

New physical activity resource for health professionals

Launched at the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (ISPAH) , the new digital Moving Medicine tool will help healthcare professionals advise patients on how physical activity can help to manage their conditions, prevent disease and aid recovery. It is produced by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) in partnership with Public Health England (PHE) […]

First evidence review of physical activity among disabled adults

New nationally developed resources to support disabled adults to get more physically active were launched at the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (ISPAH) in London. These include a first evidence review published by Public Health England and a new UK Chief Medical Officer (CMO) infographic to make physical activity recommendations more accessible […]