Our latest news is listed below and forthcoming events are promoted on the events pages.
Our policy is for all media enquiries to be routed through our Marketing and Communications Manager- Sarah Marl.
If you are a member of the media and have an enquiry, an interview request or would like to be added to our media release distribution list please email Sarah Marl or call 01509 227750.
17 April 2015
Blog: "We are proud to be a member-run club whose history now spans 40 years"
April's theme is local opportunities. This week, SportsAble’s Melissa Paulden discusses a ruby anniversary for a charity committed to staying close to its roots.Read more…
16 April 2015
Applying EFDS Talk to Me principles to Avondale gym's success
In 2009, Avondale looked set to close. They relaunched in 2011 and since then, have tripled its membership, is turning a profit and continues to receive glowing user recommendations. Some of the changes fall within the EFDS Talk to Me report principles.Read more…
16 April 2015
Engaging more disabled people in the South-East - EFDS Regional Forum
Jon Whittingham is an EFDS Engagement Advisor and covers the South-East region. Here, he provides an update from this week's Regional Forum in Woking.Read more…
15 April 2015
Meet Ruairidh Brown, Special Olympics GB World Games athlete
Ahead of the World Games in Los Angeles this summer, Special Olympics GB caught up with Ruairidh Brown. A talented young cyclist preparing to ride for Team Great Britain.Read more…
14 April 2015
London Youth and partners embrace Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training
Delegates from Wac Arts, Springfield, Action on Disability and London Youth undergo low-cost, three hour face-to-face Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training in north London.Read more…
13 April 2015
The star gymnast who became "allergic to exercise"
At the age of 20, gymnast Natasha Coates became, essentially, allergic to exercise. The condition she still displays has altered her life but does not to prevent her doing what she loves.Read more…
10 April 2015
Blog: "Cycling is the most wonderful, joyful activity"
April's blog theme is local opportunities. Nat Cato, from London-based charity Wheels for Wellbeing, discusses helping people of all needs and abilities climb aboard a cycle, often for the first time.Read more…
9 April 2015
Your thoughts on our website
It is three years since we developed our website www.efds.co.uk. We want to ensure it continues to meet the needs of our key stakeholders. Therefore, we have set up a quick survey about our website and would value your feedback.Read more…
8 April 2015
Great Britain’s Paralympic wheelchair tennis players begin training at Bisham Abbey
With just over 500 days to go until the start of the Rio Paralympic Games, Tuesday 7 April marks the first official training session at Bisham Abbey for the Tennis Foundation’s Wheelchair Tennis World Class Performance Programme players.Read more…
7 April 2015
World Health Day: Sainsbury’s Active Kids For All plays its part
World Health Day is a day that each year highlights health as an issue of global importance, and Sainsbury’s Active Kids For All programme is one way of grasping its spirit.Read more…