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Cerebral Palsy Sport launches new Club Finder

As the government eases lockdown restrictions for sport, more people with cerebral palsy will be able to find their local sport and activity clubs thanks to our brand new online Club Finder.   We are delighted to launch Club Finder on our website this week which will enable more people with cerebral palsy the opportunity to connect with a club and find a sport to suit them as restrictions ease.   In […]

National CP Football League awarded FA Charter Standard Accreditation

The National CP League has been awarded the Football Association (FA) charter standard league accreditation. This accreditation recognises a commitment to raising standards throughout grassroots football ensuring it is well organised, well managed and providing a positive experience for all players, coaches, referees and volunteers. The FA sanction and recognise the league, and the league […]

New website and rebrand in 2021 for Cerebral Palsy Sport

Cerebral Palsy Sport is celebrating its 20th year of supporting thousands of young people and adults with cerebral palsy through events, training and partnerships. With the lack of opportunities to run in-person events in 2020, we developed our online and virtual offer in a way we had never done before, successfully running online cafes, a virtual […]

5k Run for Heroes is back this May!

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the smallest things can make the biggest impact and there’s no better example of that than Run for Heroes. That’s the charity which started the 5k running challenge – Run 5, Donate 5, Nominate 5 – during the first lockdown. What started as a plan to […]

Return to Play – Step 2

Another welcome step in the return to play is coming next week as set out by the government. From Monday12th April, indoor sport facilities can open to the public. This applies to most indoor sport and physical activity facilities, including gyms and leisure centres, sport courts and pitches, dance studios and fitness studios, climbing walls and […]

Return to Play – Step 1

From today, Monday 29th March 2021, the government eases lockdown restrictions for sport. Outdoor sports facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, sports pitches, outdoor skateparks and outdoor swimming pools can reopen. Organised outdoor sport and physical activity for adults and children can return.   The ‘return to play’ is welcome news to the sport sector and participants. 2020 was an unprecedented year with the […]

One year on – what we have learnt

It was a year ago today (12 March 2020) that we made our first announcements about COVID-19, cancelling and postponing events and behind the scenes the team moving out of the offices in Nottingham and starting to work from home. Over the last year we have learnt so much and changed so much but in essence […]

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality.  Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is […]

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month: The impact of sport for people with cerebral palsy

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness month, which is dedicated to the 17 million people diagnosed with cerebral palsy around the world.  Cerebral palsy affects many people in the UK and is more common than some people realise. Around 2-2.5 in every 1000 children in the UK are born with cerebral palsy and there are an estimated 30,000 children with cerebral palsy in the UK.  For Cerebral Palsy […]