Activity Alliance Newsletter

The Activity Alliance is the national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity. They work with others to challenge perceptions and change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. Here’s their latest newsletter:

Response to the Chancellor’s 2023 Spring Budget

In March, the Chancellor delivered the 2023 Spring Budget in Parliament. Measures announced included £63 million to support public swimming pools in England. Another was the removal of the Work Capability Assessment and a new voluntary employment scheme for disabled people and people with health conditions called Universal Support. We responded to the statement. Read our Chief Executive’s full response here.

ukactive releases latest Everyone Can report

ukactive has released the latest consumer report as part of Everyone Can. It is hoped this helps to improve inclusion in the fitness and leisure sector. It provides insight based on the leisure sector’s most comprehensive survey of disabled people to date. Read the research report and our response here.

NHS providers see the benefits of ‘The GOGA Way’

Disabled Access Day is a day to show how organisations and individuals come together to make more venues, facilities, and opportunities accessible to disabled people. Our Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme in Wiltshire is a great example, where local NHS providers are working with an Equestrian Centre to offer wellbeing opportunities for patients. Read GOGA Wiltshire’s story.

Latest news from the National Disability Sports Organisations

Catch-up on the latest news round-up from the National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) for February 2023. Read the latest news from the NDSOs.