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This Girl Can Charity Night Out

Friday 11th March 2016 6.00 - 9.30pm

Brockington College, Blaby Road, Enderby, LE19 4AQ

Grab your mum, daughter, sister or all of your girlfriends and join LRS and LOROS for a girls’ night out with a twist!
Over 10 Exercise/Activity Taster Sessions including:
Zumba, Legs, Bums & Tums, Insanity and Yoga!
Mass Clubbercise – not to be missed!
Challenge Zone
Health, Beauty/Treatments and Info Stalls
Complimentary Drink and Buff

Free t-shirt and goody bag
Tickets: £5 per person

Please see the flyer here

Women's Wheelchair Basketball All-Star Game 2016

At 2.30pm on Sunday 28th February, the nation’s leading female wheelchair basketballers will light up Nottingham Wildcats Arena in a stunning battle between East and West at the BWB Women’s League All-Star Game 2016.

The unmissable finale to another incredible season, the spectacular All-Star Game will see players and coaches from across Divisions 1, 2, and 3 all have the potential to be called up to represent the conference sides in an action-packed showcase game.

With Great Britain Coaches heading up the Team West and Team East, the Women’s League players and coaches will vote in the teams and assistant coaches from across all the divisions.
In addition to the on-court action, spectators will also be treated to great off court entertainment - tuned for more entertainment news!
Tickets to this fantastic event are now available to reserve through the BWB Office on tickets@britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk (pay on the door) / 01509 279900 or you can purchase them from the second Women's League weekend (January 16th-17th 2016):

• Adult Ticket: £2
• Child Ticket: £1
Please note that tickets are limited and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

All-Star Teams 2016

#TeamEast

• Sheffield Steelers 1 (Division 1)
• GLL & Aspire London Titans (Division 1)
• Sheffield Steelers 2 (Division 2)
• GLL & Aspire London Titans (Division 2)
• Eastern Blue Stars (Division 3)
• London AllStars (Division 3)
• Melton Stallions (Division 3)
• The Bears (Division 3)

#TeamWest

• Vixens (Division 1)
• CWBA (Division 1)
• Angels of the North 1 (Division 1)
• Blackhawks (Division 2)
• Angels of the North 2 (Division 2)
• Stoke Spitfires (Division 3)
• Angels of the North 3 (Division 3)
• Angels of the North 4 (Division 3)
• Bristol Bisons (Division 3)

Womens Wheelchair Basketball All Star Game 2016

Junior Sports Camp - Saturday 27th February

The camp is for people aged 11 to 18 years of age with a physical impairment and takes place on Saturday 27th February 2016. The Junior Sports Camps offer participants the opportunity to have a go at a variety of sports in a fun, safe and inclusive environment.

For more information and contact information for the event on Saturday 27th February 2016 click here

To sign up and secure your place at the event complete download and complete this form

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Leicester Riders Satellite Club

The Leicester Riders will be starting a Satellite Club Monday 11th January 4:00-5:30pm at Ellesmere College for students aged 12+ £2 per session.
The club is aimed at students rfom Leicestershire Special Schools or Units. The player pathway from this club is through to the Special Olympics CLubs that focus on platers with a learning disability.

For more information please contact the Leicester Riders on 0116 255 8635

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Leicestershire & Rutland County FA launches the county’s People’s Cup – Disability

As part of the FA People’s Cup, the Leicestershire & Rutland County FA is delighted to announce the launch of the county’s People’s Cup – Disability.

Open to adult male 5-a-side teams comprising of players with pan-disabilities, the competitive tournament will be held on Saturday 18th April, with games taking place between 2:00pm and 5:00pm at Harborough Town Football Club, Bowdens Park, Northampton Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9HF.

Read more at http://www.leicestershirefa.com/news/2015/mar/the-fa-peoples-cup-disability#ueJ4O3iZWR5ry6L5.99

New pilot programme 'Let's Play' offers disabled people local sporting opportunities

Sport England has joined forces with British Wheelchair Basketball and five other disability sport bodies to deliver a new pilot programme offering disabled people the opportunity to get involved in sport locally.

The one-year pilot will involved 12 one-day multisport events across the nine regions of England, with the first Let's Play event and programme launch taking place on Wednesday 25 March at the Trafford Soccerdome in Manchester. During the events disabled people will be able to try different sports. Plus, they’ll meet local club volunteers and find out when and where they can play locally.

For full details follow this link - http://www.efds.co.uk/news/3763_new_pilot_programme_lets_play_offers_disabled_people_local_sporting_opportunities

English Federation of Disability Sport's Charter for Change unveiled

The English Federation of Disability Sport's (EFDS) Charter for Change was unveiled on Tuesday 24 February 2015 at the Houses of Parliament. The session was hosted by Gerry Sutcliffe MP (Chair of the Disability Sports All Party Parliamentary Group) and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, our Honorary President.

The launch marked a starting block for change, which our charity hopes will lead to many more disabled people being active for life.

For full story follow this link - http://www.efds.co.uk/charter

Typhoo and EFDS team up to support disabled athletes across England

Typhoo and national charity the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up to ensure more disabled athletes have access to participation opportunities across England. In 2015, the renowned National Junior Athletics Championships and the nine regional qualifiers will add extra ‘OO’ through Typhoo’s name, in a bid to increase the number of disabled people in athletics.

For full story follow this link - http://www.efds.co.uk/news/3643_typhoo_and_efds_tea-m_up_to_support_disabled_athletes_across_england