Yearly Archives: 2013

A look back – 2013 for HDSSG

  What a year we have had –  we are thrilled to have welcomed new members to HDSSG – Gabriel, Sophie, Katy and Rueben. SO many exciting things have happened to our group and our members over the last 12 months, here’s a … Continue reading

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Interested in coaching footballers with a disability?

Here’s some information on the next Coaching Disabled Footballers Course the West Riding County FA are running to support the delivery and quality of the West Riding County FA Disability Football Development Plan. There has been a tremendous amount of … Continue reading

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Mixed Ability Cycling Sessions from Streetbikes

Mixed ability cycling sessions available at Spenborough Sports Centre. All ages and abilities welcome. Cost of the session is £2 and they are open all year round, apart from Christmas week. See the flyer below for all the information you need:

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British Inclusive Golf

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Helping children with additional needs to discover their Eureka! moment

Helping disabled children to discover their Eureka! moment Eureka! The National Children’s Museum has launched the latest strand of its award-winning initiative aimed at helping disabled children and their families enjoy their experience of this award-winning attraction. Eureka! launched The … Continue reading

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Shabang 2014 calendar OUT NOW!

Shabang! Inclusive Learning is thrilled to launch its new calendar for 2014 with a difference. Shabang! is an arts charity working in Slaithwaite near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, specialising in designing and delivering creative projects for children with additional needs … Continue reading

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Max’s Media Experience

  You may already be familiar with Max from seeing his brilliant blog ‘Living Life To The Max!’ right here on our website. You may also know he’s been doing some brilliant work placements, including his latest as part of the ‘Bridging … Continue reading

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HDSSG take part in WISH2013

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group are taking part in the Huddersfield Examiner’s community cash giveaway which could see us take a share of £25000. This is the second year that the paper have given local charities and community groups the … Continue reading

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Northern Ballet’s dance programme for adults with learning disabilities

Ability is an exciting new one day dance course specifically created for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities. The course will enable people to train, create and perform alongside professional dancers in our state of the art studios in … Continue reading

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HDSSG FUNDRAISER 29/11/2013

After the great success of the Body Shop Fundraiser we held last year, our events coordinators Nicola & Renata have planned another! This time  introducing 2 more local businesses (coincidently run by parents of our members) who are donating a … Continue reading

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Huddersfield BOK Swimmers excel at the Special Olympic Games, Bath 2013

    Our Borough Of Kirklees Special Needs Squad based at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield; their amazing coaches and families returned triumphant from the Special Olympic Summer Games today. Jack Drennan, Aisling Connelly, Zoe Rank, Ruben Reuter, Joanne Kempley, … Continue reading

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Eureka release winter dates for additional needs clubs & more!

Eureka National Children’s Museum in Halifax have released dates of their up coming holiday and Saturday Clubs exclusively for children with additional needs. Saturday clubs for children with Down Syndrome are taking place on 23rd, 30th November & 7th December. … Continue reading

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Ultra12 – 12 days, 12 counties, 12 ultramarathons!

In 2014  Tony Holland and Steve Major are going to run 12 back to back Ultramarathons in the UK. This will be achieved by running 50 kilometres in each of the twelve UK regions over a 12 day period. Steven … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Swimming Champion Stars In Coca Cola Ad

  Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley is a World Champion swimmer. She swims with the Borough Of Kirklees additional needs squad and along with 6 other team mates will be representing Yorkshire & Humberside later this month in the  Special Olympics GB … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire firefighters raise thousands for HDSSG

  Firefighters from across West Yorkshire took part in one of the biggest events in the emergency services calendar  – the annual MJ Quinn UK Firefighters Sailing Challenge. Huddersfield Watch Commander Darren Bagley has led West Yorkshire’s sailing team since … Continue reading

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