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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 […]

Activity Alliance releases updated inclusive communications resource

Activity Alliance is adding to its bank of resources with a series of new factsheets that support providers to be more accessible and inclusive in their communications. Written in partnership with Big Voice Communications and Sport England, each factsheet is bursting with bitesize tips and better practice guidance. If applied effectively, the resource can help […]

Activity Alliance seeks a new Chair

Cerebral Palsy Sport was a founding member of English Federation of disability Sports, and since its founding in 1998 as the English Federation of Disability Sport, Activity Alliance has become the go-to organisation for information about disabled people’s engagement with sport and active recreation. Now, an exciting opportunity exists to become Chair of Activity Alliance […]

#CPCan First Physical Impairment Gymnastics launches

Cerebral Palsy Sport in partnership with British Gymnastics and Limbpower are running the first physical impairment gymnastics sessions at Nottingham Gymnastics club on the 10th and 17th March 3pm-4.30pm. The aim of the sessions are to provide people with cerebral palsy or a physical impairment to have a go at gymnastics in a fun, safe […]