Co-Op Local Community Fund

  A Final Push! The Co-Op Local Community Fund closes on Saturday 26th October, and there is still £6145.97 available in our community which members haven’t allocated to a cause yet. So, if you are a member and haven’t chosen our cause yet, please don’t delay, go to our page using the link below, so […]

We Are Undefeatable campaign launched

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – is being launched to support the one in four (15 million) people in England who live with one or more long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and Parkinson’s. By recognising the unique barriers people with health conditions face, the campaign aims to help people […]

The eighth UK National Para Dance Sport Championships took place today at the Centre for Sport Bristol at the University of the West of England, run by Para Dance UK. Fifty-seven Debutante Para Dance athletes took to the floor to show-off eight months of dedicated preparation, well-rehearsed routines and dazzling outfits. Dancers from South Wales, […]

Para Dance UK are looking forward to hosting the UK National Para Dance Sport Championships on the 22nd June 2019 in Bristol The UK’s official National Championships will gather the best UK Para Dancers, this year the event will be taking place at the Centre for Sport Bristol at the University of West England. We […]

As part of the continuous development of the 10 sports for which it acts as the international federation, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has appointed Christian Holtz as the World Para Sports Managing Director. Born in Uruguay and a German citizen, Holtz previously served as Executive Director at ITTF-Oceania, the International Table Tennis Federation, overseeing […]

New research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on non-disabled people’s attitudes on inclusive activity with disabled people. Although the results show welcoming signs of improvement, ingrained perceptions are creating barriers in changing the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. Taking part with disabled people: Non-disabled people’s perceptions is the result of an online […]

      13 May 2019 After six dance-offs, five towns and cities, and six months of close competition, the winners of Wales’ first inclusive dance competition, Strictly Cymru, were crowned in Caernarfon on Saturday (11 May). Strictly Cymru, hosted by disability charity Leonard Cheshire in partnership with Paradance UK,  aims to improve health, wellbeing […]

Para Dance UK  are delighted to announce that representing Team GB for Para Dance Sport in 2019 will be Paula Moulton and Gary Lyness who are set to compete in the Cuijk 2019 Para Dance Sport International Competition on the 19-21st April. The Manchester based couple are looking to compete in the Latin and Freestyle […]

Disabled people are currently the least active group in society, and twice as likely as non-disabled people to be physically inactive. Healthcare professionals are an important point of contact, and system of referral, for disabled people looking to be active. Evidence shows that one in four patients would be more active if advised by a […]

  The London Youth Games in conjunction with Para Dance UK and Alexandra Palace are extremely excited to officially announce its’ first Pan disability dance event in London on Thursday 23rd May 2019. This first of its kind event in London bringing a wide range of disabled young people and children from across London’s SEN […]