Funding success to get families active together in Northumberland

Funding success to get families active together in Northumberland

  SMILE Through Sport is celebrating after being awarded £173,835 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Families Fund, which aims to help more families get active together. The fund comes as part of Sport England’s focus on ensuring young people have an enjoyable experience and a positive attitude towards sport and physical activity at a[…]

Wheelchair Bowling arrives in Tyne & Wear

Wheelchair Bowling arrives in Tyne & Wear

Exciting new opportunity wheelchair users to try outdoor bowls in Tyne & Wear. Washington Glebe Bowling Club are delighted to announce that they now have wheelchair bowling at their bowling club. Indoor bowls is popular throughout Britain and in many other parts of the world, one of the attractions of indoor bowling is that it[…]

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

English Federation of Disability Sport changes name to Activity Alliance

 The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the charity’s 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will be operating as Activity Alliance.  Commenting on the new name, Barry Horne Chief Executive of Activity Alliance said: “We are the same team with the same passionate[…]

Are you a Young Carer?

Are you a Young Carer?

Are you a young carer? Do you provide help or support to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, has mental health issues or who miss-uses substances? If so you might be interested in an exciting new sports program currently running in Northumberland. Carers Northumberland, SMILE Through Sport, and Voices Northumberland have[…]

The 2018 Boccia Awards, it’s time to nominate your boccia sporting hero.

The 2018 Boccia Awards, it’s time to nominate your boccia sporting hero.

  Nominations are now open! Entries must be received by Tuesday 1st May 2018. The Boccia England Awards are a celebration of sporting achievements. The awards provide a way of recognising and, above all, celebrating the successes of our outstanding athletes, inspirational volunteers, great coaches and high quality clubs across England. We are now accepting nominations[…]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all us at SMILE Through Sport. We hope you’ve all had a lovely Christmas and New Year and are looking forward to and getting involved in what we’ve got planned for 2018! We’ve got a wide range of Community Sport Sessions, Saturday Sport Sessions, Start to SMILE Sport Festivals and the[…]

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