Town gets its first multi-sports club for the disabled

THE town of Northallerton is to get its own multi-sports club for young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

Hambleton District Council’s leisure apprentice, Joe McKechnie ,who plays football for the England Cerebral Palsy Senior Squad, has secured nearly £700 in funding from North Yorkshire Sport to set up the new club.

It will kick off with an eight-week course offering coaching in recognised disabled sports – including boccia, goal ball, Kwik Cricket, dance, dodge ball, skill based sessions in football and football for the visually impaired.

via  (From Darlington and Stockton Times).

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