Tags: Disability Sport
On Friday 17th February 11 young people with a disability, or visual impairment took part in a para – swimming talent identification event at Northampton School for Boys which was organised by the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:00
New research has revealed clear demand for more physical activities that are accessible for amputees and people with limb impairments. The findings published in a new report from LimbPower aim to give... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:46
The Amateur Swimming Association, Northampton Swimming Club and Northamptonshire Sport have worked in partnership to arrange a Para - Swimming Talent Identification and Skills Festival for disabled swimmers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:31
Northampton Saints launched their new Wheelchair Rugby development on Monday evening (16th January) and eight people with a disability turned up at Weston Favell Academy to participate in their first taster... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:22
Northamptonshire Federation of Disability Sport (NFDS) have today launched a new fund for constituted community based clubs and organisations to apply for money to run projects that will get more people... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:54
Northampton Saints has joined forces with Northamptonshire Sport and Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby to grow the sport of Wheelchair Rugby in the East Midlands.
Wheelchair Rugby hit the UK from North America... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:32
Seven para – swimmers from Northants recently competed in the National Championships which were held in Manchester and returned with an impressive total of 36 medals.
Ellie Robinson of Northampton... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:27
Northampton Swimmer Ellie Robinson has won the 2016 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award after claiming gold at the Rio Paralympics aged 15.
She triumphed in the S6 50m butterfly final with a... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:08
On Saturday 19th November a group of students with a learning, or physical disability from Friars Academy in Wellingborough represented Northampton Saints in the BT Youth Wheelchair Rugby tournament which... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:09