‘The Church needs to approach people with disabilities less in terms of inclusion and more in terms of ‘communion’, writes Liam Waldron, (The Irish Catholic).   Recent changes in thought and the introduction of disability-specific legislation across Europe have challenged traditional understandings of the nature of and response to disability. One important aspect that receives little […]

Wyre Forest were represented at a prestigious Keep Fit Association annual event on Saturday 30th April at Birmingham Symphony Hall. There were 300 participants from all over the UK and Channel Islands but what made it special for Wyre Forest is that they represented the UK with our very own Wheelchair Dance Sport team called […]

A brief history of doping in disability sport

This article is part of a ParaSport News series of articles looking at doping in the Paralympic, Deaflympic and disability sports movement. ` The history of doping and doping controls in disability sport dates back to the early 1980s.  This lagged behind Olympic and professional sport by about 10 to 20 years, with the first […]