Q&A with Christopher, winner of Newcastle United Foundation Disability Player of the Year!

…wcastle United! Who is your favourite player? Dwight Gayle. https://twitter.com/NUFC/status/1191837485371932672 Christopher’s Dad: How long has Christopher been playing football? Christopher has played football since he could run around, so about five. He has two brothers who often played with him up until they moved away. Were there a lot of options around? There was absolutely nothing in our area near Alnwick that catered for Christopher. Appare…

Vote for DSActive in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll This April

…ite. At the end of the month, the charity with the most votes is the winner. When it comes to raising the money, this is done through the voucher codes the site has on offer. My Favourite Voucher Codes is home to thousands of discount codes and promotions from the UK’s biggest retailers, and every time a purchase is made through the site, they make a small commission at no extra cost to you. It’s through this that the donation to the winning chari…

Tips on fundraising by Brentford Penguin FC

…e money, we would advise firstly spending some quality time with the local community. Speak with and befriend the local business owners, explaining your story and ambitions of the club. Write to them all and see if any can support with products or donations for some kind of raffle, as this is a nice and easy way to start raising some money.” Thank you to Allan Cockham for taking the time to talk about DSActive. To find a session near a DSActive se…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…ddington. To book or for any queries, please email us or to call 0333 12 12 300. Cost & Requirements Free. A 16 person capacity classroom is required. DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop Image by Spelthorne Everyone Active Team Who is this workshop for? This is CIMSPA accredited workshop suitable for any leisure centre that provides services in leisure and sport industry. What the course delivers? • Understanding people with Down’s syndrome, • U…

Healthy living

…igital, Culture, Media and Sport, with the grant being managed by Citizens Online. The app is specifically designed to suit the needs of people with Down’s syndrome and the main aim is to allow improvement in the digital skills of its users. The app will also support the users to make positive choices about their nutrition and lifestyle, it includes a food tracker, an activity tracker and information and resources on making positive nutrition and…

What is a healthy diet?

…thyroidism. The Down’s Syndrome Association’s Health Series contains more information on these conditions and can be found on the DSA’s website www.downs-syndrome.org.uk For more information on the Health Swap app please click here or email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…rest of their lives. For more information about WorkFit please contact the team on 0333 12 12 300, email us on dsworkfit@downs-syndrome.org.uk or visit the WorkFit website:www.dsworkfit.org.uk