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Vote for Papworth Trust in the National Lottery Awards

Disability charity Papworth Trust is appealing for supporter’s votes as it competes for an award for its Kerry Farm project in this year’s National Lottery Awards on BBC One.

Papworth Trust’s Kerry Farm is based near Newtown in Wales, and provides support and respite for people affected by disability. It has already helped over 145 families, and winning the award would allow it to help many more.

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New Accessible Coach Company Opens In The North West

It has been an exciting start for us at Comfy Tours, Our first two trips were to Bury market and the 3 Queens, Cunard 175th anniversary in Liverpool. We enjoyed them both and we are thrilled our customers did too!

It wasn’t all plain sailing as the events team in Liverpool had sent a bulletin that mobility scooters would not be permitted. We did our best to support customers around the ruling as we had two customers this affected.

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Junior disabled athletes get set to take their marks at Typhoo National Championships

Over 240 of the country’s finest young disabled athletes will be going for gold in Coventry this weekend (27 and 28 June) at the Typhoo National Junior Athletics Championships. 

The annual event is one of the highlights in the disability sports calendar with some competitors hoping their success might lead to a golden career in athletics. Many elite disabled athletes began their own success at this prestigious event, including Hannah Cockroft, Shelly Woods, Aled Davies and Hollie Arnold whose talent marked them out as potential world-class athletes.

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