The Scumball 3000 Rally, a charity drive across Europe in unusual cars is backing national mobility charity Whizz-Kidz this year – raising cash for young people’s powered wheelchairs and skills training.
Kings School Canterbury hosted an indoor rowing session for 32 young people with a range of disabilities from schools from across Kent.
Indoor rowing in the inner city secondary schools in Birmingham has been taking place since 2004, when the Sir Steve Redgrave Trust initially helped to fund rowing machines for 20 schools. This was soon followed by the involvement of further schools supported by generous funding from Sport England, Awards for All, Heart of Birmingham Primary Care Trust and the Amateur Rowing Association (ARA) for more rowing machines, boats and professional coaches.
The Inclusive Fitness Initiative is launching an Inclusive Fitness Week between Thursday 24th April – Wednesday 30th April 2008.
The Caudwell Children ‘Enable Sport’ programme has been launched by Caudwell Children in partnership with Barclays Wealth to launch a three month initial programme to fund adapted sports equipment for gifted and talented disabled children to participate in competitive sport.
The South Yorkshire-based Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) has become one of only 12 projects across the UK to be selected by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) to showcase its accredited fitness equipment scheme as part of the 12 for 2012: Winning With Innovation programme.