Young Coaches Talent Camp

September 17th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

Boccia England have teamed up with the Youth Sport Trust to run a National Young Coaches Academy for 10 Young Boccia Coaches (14-19 years in full time education).

At the first camp in December (Loughborough University) coaches will be taught and mentored in a practical and theoretical way by some of the top coach educators in the country. Boccia Young Coaches are mixed with young coaches from other 10 other sports along with officials and athletes. This is then followed up in July with an experience of working hands on with elite disabled boccia athletes at the biggest training camp of the year (Stoke on Trent).

For  information regarding selection criteria please contact the Boccia England Office on 01159678455 or mkendrick@bocciaengland.org.uk. The application deadline is the 30th September 2014. 

Disabled Community Fun and Information Day

September 8th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

Entertainment and Activities for all.

Find out about inclusive sports and clubs

Benefit and money advice

Information from local organisations

Free refreshments and afternoon tea

Friday 12th September 2014

2pm-4.30pm

St Margaret’s Hall, Coniston Road, Hatherley GL51 3NU

Accessible Cycle Taster Day

September 1st, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

At Pedal a Bike Away

Forest of Dean

Thursday 25th September

10.00am-12.00 (booked sessions) and 12.30 until 3.00pm – open sessions

For more information contact maryclare.faulkner@leonardcheshire.org or phone 01242 512569.

The Butterfly Garden Bus

September 1st, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

There is now a bus service that runs to the Butterfly Garden

Starting from September 1, the service will go both ways from Gloucestershire Airport, onto Bamfurlong Lane, then Badgeworth Road, and onto the B4063 near the Thistle Hotel at Arle Court.

It will then continue into the town centre and Charlton Kings, via GCHQ and Gloucester Road by Cheltenham Spa station.

It will run every 30 minutes between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday. A day ticket costs £3.50.  For more information call the Stagecoach Office on 01242 544120 or for more information about The Butterfly Garden go to www.thebutterflygarden.org.

Wheelchair Tennis Trials to take place in Gloucester ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games

August 27th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

Ticket 2 Tokyo – Sunday 21st September 2014

FREE horse riding sessions for those with disabilities

August 19th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

Free horse-riding sessions for those with disabilities at Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre, Dursley, Gloucestershire. Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre is offering groups of  disabled people up to 8 free horse riding sessions.

For more information contact Jenny Rutter Mobile: 07880743453 Office: 01242 243362

 

Glo- active Social Groups for Adults with Disabilities 16 +

August 19th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

 

Are you bored? Want to meet new People? To take part and have fun come to Glo-active Social Groups.

Gloucester

The Redwell Centre Matson on

Friday Evenings from 7pm –9pm

 Cheltenham

Stonham Palmers Promise

Unit 1 and 2 St Georges Business Park,

Alstone Lane Cheltenham on

Wednesday Evenings from 7pm –9pm

 Forest of Dean

Cinderford Community Hub on

Tuesday Evenings from 7pm –9pm

 Stroud

Stroud Youth Centre on

Thursday Evenings from 7pm –9pm

Or

Contact Hayley on 07403 988859 /hayleymhuntley@gmail.com

Layla on 07780 604326/layladovey91@gmail.com

Free Healthy Weight Consultation Workshops for adults with learning disabilities

August 12th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

HEALTHY LIVING

Get involved in  our workshop

Topics covered:

Balanced diet, being active, weight services and support.

Thursday 21st August 2014 10am – 1pm at The Mainplace, Old Station Way, Coleford, GL16 8RH.

Tuesday 26th August 2014 10am – 1pm at 30A Lansdown, Stroud, GL51 1BG.

Lunch Provided.

To book a place contact Grace Purnell, telephone 07531002489 or email grace.purnell@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

FREE 1 week training programme for young people wanting to gain experiene in Games Design

August 6th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

The Princes Trust and Gloucester College are running a new week long programme for young people who are interested in seeing what the Games Design industry is all about. The course is available for anyone between the ages of 16-25 and not in education, employment or training.

 Get Started in Games Design-  August, Gloucester

Taster Day: 14th August.

Programme Dates: 18th to the 22nd of August

The programme offers the opportunities to:

  • Find out how computer games are designed and built
  • Work with others to build a game including artwork, characters and sounds
  • Present your game to a wider audience
  • Test out games designed by others in the group
  • Work with experts in the Games Design industry
  • Meet new people and improve your communication and teamwork skills
  • Receive up to three months’ support with the Prince’s Trust to help you find further work or training

 

If you know anyone who is interested please do not hesitate to call or email myself for more information. To refer a young person, you can fill in the referral form attached and send this back to myself, email myself on julia.palmer@princes-trust.org.uk with the contact details of the young person, or get them to give me a call on 07436 582 327.

 

Accessible Cycle Taster Day – 14th August 2014

August 4th, 2014 / No Comments » / by adminsarah

Accessible Cycle Taster day at Pedal a Bike Away, Forest of Dean, 14th August 2014