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England Athletics launch new project to attract new officials

Interested in Athletics officiating? England Athletics are launching a new scheme aimed at giving people the chance to shadow an experienced and qualified official at a 2019 England Championship event and start measuring success. The project also gives people first-hand experience officiating at one of England Athletics’ National Championship events throughout the year. This project […]

GO TRI Come & Give It A Go

Cerebral Palsy Sport is proud to be working in partnership with Limbpower, British Triathlon and McA Fitness and Event to run a series of ‘Go Tri’ events throughout 2019. The triathlons are specifically for anyone who has cerebral palsy or a limb impairment. The first will be held on 17th March 2019 at Total Fitness Wilmslow. […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport partners with England Netball

Cerebral Palsy Sport is proud to be working in partnership with England Netball to create a version of Netball that is inclusive for ambulant CP players. To do this we are running a discovery day on Wednesday 16th January from 10am-2pm at Holywell Fitness Centre, Loughborough LE11 3QF. The Discovery day will consist of a […]

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 […]

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise. Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance. The research is particularly important as disabled people count for one in […]

A hole in one for CP Golf

Stockport CP Society with the support of England Golf have recently organised a CP Golf day. The day gave people with Cerebral Palsy the opportunity to give golf a go. The event took place on Friday 14th September at Heaton Moor Golf Club. CP Sport have been working with England Golf to raise the awareness […]

Activity Alliance Leadership Survey

For too long, disabled people’s representation in senior roles and on boards within the sporting sector has remained low. Activity Alliance wants to understand the professional aspirations of disabled people and what support we could offer to enable more disabled people to pursue senior roles. This includes senior management and board membership, within the sport […]

Activity Alliance launch new strategy ‘Achieving Inclusion Together’

As a member organisation of the Activity Alliance, Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to share their new 2018-2021 strategy, ‘Achieving Inclusion Together’. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the Activity Alliance looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active. Disabled people count […]

Tim Hollingsworth appointed new Chief Executive at Sport England

Sport England have announced that Tim Hollingsworth has been appointed as Sport England’s new Chief Executive. Tim is currently Chief Executive of the British Paralympic Association, a role he has held since 2011. He replaces Jennie Price, who announced in May that she would be leaving Sport England after 11 years as CEO. Tim will bring […]