Gold Duke of Edinburgh success

We’re marking World Down Syndrome Day with a guest blog. It’s been written by Louisa. Her brother Jeremy, who is 25 and has Down’s syndrome and Type 1 Diabetes, has just completed his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and is a member of the Swindon DSActive team.  It’s always been important to Jeremy to achieve […]

DSActive visits Liverpool Tennis

The DSActive tennis session has been running in Liverpool since the summer of 2015. Some fantastic tennis players attend! The aim of the session is to use tennis to make an active difference to the lives of thousands of people wanting to place tennis throughout Liverpool – developing transferable life skills of self-esteem, respect for […]

Swansea’s first anniversary

The DSActive sessions run by Swansea Community Trust are approaching their first anniversary, and one of the DSActive team dropped in to see how they were getting on. The sessions give everyone the chance to play football and meet new friends in a fun and positive environment. The club run two sessions, one for juniors […]

A visit to Swindon

Swindon’s DSActive session is one of our longest running sessions. They’ve always maintained a great balance between having fun and improving their football skills. With a mixture of ages attending, running the session can sometimes be challenging but the Swindon coaching team always manage to make the training engaging and suitable for everyone. One of […]

Crystal Palace play Millwall

Earlier this month Crystal Palace hosted a friendly against Millwall. It was a fantastic morning’s football! Sophia from DSActive took a warm-up for both teams. This gave everyone a chance to say ‘hello’ to each other before the matches started in earnest. It was very clear, though, that there was just one thing on all […]

Vinay’s tips for winter exercise

Vinay, our colleague at the DSA, is very keen on exercise and health. He’s shared some top tips with us on how to keep fit and healthy now that winter is here. During the winter it can be harder to keep fit and healthy. Here are my top 10 tips to keep healthy this winter: […]

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