The Finmere Horse Show and Sally Haynes

In 1959 the first Finmere Show was held at Hill Leys, Finmere, to fundraise for steeplechase rider, Sally Haynes, who at 19 years of age had a spinal injury due to a horse riding accident at a point-to-point meet.Read more

Elm Farm at Stoke Mandeville - Memories of Colin Evered, Farmer

From the late 1800s to 1971, Colin's Father and Grandfather farmed the land where Stoke Mandeville Stadium and track was built and the land immediately the other side of the railway track where William Harding School now stands.Read more

Disability tennis in Norfolk

Disability tennis in Norfolk became popular after the '2005 Youth Games for children with disabilities' organised by Active Norfolk.Read more

Paralympic field athlete, Danny Nobbs

Danny Nobbs competed in seated shotput at the 2008 Beijing ParalympicsRead more

Paralympic cyclist, Iain Dawson

Iain Dawson is a visually impaired multi-sport athlete who competed in cycling at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics.Read more

Bob Matthews MBE, Paralympic Athlete

Bob Matthews MBE, one of Britain’s most successful Paralympic, competed in blind middle and long-distance events and won 8 gold medals across 7 Paralympic Games.Read more

Boccia coach, Roy McGee

Roy McGee runs three thriving Boccia clubs in Norwich plus coaching, teaching, training and promoting Boccia to disability hubs, special schools and any organisations who would like to learn and play the sport of Boccia.Read more

Colin Coates, Volunteer at London 2012

Colin Coates, a registered nurse, volunteered at London 2012Read more

Ice Sledge Hockey player, Naomi Adie

Naomi Adie is an Ice Sledge Hockey player for the Peterborough PhantomsRead more

Film maker, Ella Glendining

Young film maker, Ella Glendining has been commissioned to create a film for our Paralympic Heritage Regional Stories exhibition in Norfolk.Read more

Interview with Nick Webborn, Chair of the BPA

Interview with Professor Nick Webborn, Chair of the British Paralympic Association and Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of BrightonRead more

Chloe Hixson's volunteer story

We are lucky to have some great volunteers who help us in the work we do. Chloe Hixson, joined us as an Access Assessor and more recently has helped as a Virtual VolunteerRead more