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Paralympics and disability sport exhibition in 2019

From January 26th 2019 until June, the National Paralympic Heritage Trust will be holding an exhibition featuring local memorabilia and stories surrounding the Paralympics.  From modest beginnings in the late

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Paralympic legacy: are you noticing a difference?

Following on from this weekend’s events to celebrate the start of the Paralympic and Olympic Games last summer, charity Scope shares with us some of its research into how the

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Paralympic Games: keeping the flame burning

Co-editor Martyn Sibley is taking up the mantel from last year’s Paralympic Games as Britain’s Personal Best launches to help keep the spirit of 2012 alive. Here he announces his

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Q&A with Paralympic silver medallist Nyree Kindred

Paralympic swimmer Nyree Kindred, who has won ten medals in the last four Paralympic Games (including silver in the London 2012 Paralympics Games) talks to Disability Horizons contributor, Zubee, about becoming

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Q&A with Paralympic swimmer Hannah Russell

16-year-old ParalympicsGB swimmer Hannah Russell, who won three medals at the Paralympic Games 2012, already has her sights set on the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. She takes some time out

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Disability art and Turning Points

Artist Chris Tally Evans talks to Disability Horizons about how he became a ‘story teller’ and how his recent work, Turning Points, was recently featured as part of the London

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Paralympic Games 2012: the legacy and impact

It’s been just over a month since the Paralympic Games and Jonathan Wade, who runs  Innovative Minds at Work (which aims to break down barriers faced by disabled people) talks

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Doing Sport Differently: a guide to disability sport and exercise

The word legacy has been a key part of the Olympics and Paralympics with the hope that the Games will ‘inspire a generation’ and motivate people to take part in

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Paralympic Games 2012: day 10

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! So, the Paralympic Games are nearly over and, I must say, I

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Paralympic Games 2012: day 9

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! Each day this week one of our brilliant Disability Horizons volunteers will be