Monthly Archives: April 2012

West Yorkshire Firefighters Sail to Glory!

  Our West Yorkshire Fire Service sent a team to compete in one of the biggest events in the Emergency Services calendar – the annual MJ Quinn Firefighters Sailing Challenge. Huddersfield Watch Commander Darren Bagley has led West Yorkshire’s sailing … Continue reading

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HDSSG reveal new posters!

Designed by the wonderful Mark Travis and featuring the gorgeous Poppy and handsome Marley  we are proud to unveil our new posters! We hope to have these displayed very soon in GP surgeries, hospitals, health clinics and children’s centres within kirklees.

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Huddersfield Marathon Runners do it for the DSA!

  Huddersfield marathon runners Katie Sykes and Helen Care took part in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon, running for a cause close to all our hearts, the Down’s Syndrome Association. Katie’s son Harry has Down Syndrome and he and his friends … Continue reading

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Me2 – Inclusive Youth Dance Company

MeshDance is a Leeds based innovative contemporary dance company that aims to challenge perceptions about dance and disability. Since September 2011, Me2 have performed at a variety of events including the West Yorkshire Youth Dance Platform and for Candoco’s Moving Bodies … Continue reading

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Bikes Not Barriers – making cycling accessible.

Bikes Not Barriers is part of Get Cycling, a registered Community Interest Company , that promotes cycling for transport, health, fun, leisure and the environment. The founders of this company, based in York, have a son with Down Syndrome and … Continue reading

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Swimmers bring back the medals.

  This weekend saw the Quays at Southampton host the 2012 European Down Syndrome Swimming Competition. Our team swimming for BOK came back with a huge haul of medals including 12 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronze as well as  … Continue reading

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