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The DBF needs YOU! The Douglas Bader Foundation exists to advance and promote the physical, mental and spiritual welfare of persons who are without one or more limbs, or otherwise physically disabled.

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2015 Bader Braves Flying Day schedule to be published shortly. New venues added. Watch this space…!

TEAM BADER Cycling starts 2015 in style as DBF Ambassador Margaret "Maggz" Biggs honoured at CTT Champions Night!

Team Bader Cycling Events programme coming... Please join us and become a member of Team Bader!

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“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway” (Mary Kay Ash)


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Our Young Aviators Day programme for 2015 is bigger and better than ever. We will be publishing the schedule soon and online forms for easy registering will be available then. Please keep checking in. For more information about the Flying Days please contact Keith Delderfield: douglasbaderfdn@btinternet.com (Tel.: 07831 596015)

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The only attitude

We’re trying a new thing on the Website, which is to focus on a topic that is brought to our attention or that comes to light through the news or other sources. We would love to hear your thoughts or experiences if you feel that any of the subjects raised relate to you or to people […]

Watson Inspiration? Andy is!!

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“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” Christopher Reeve   We recently published a post featuring Andy Watson who broke 2 vertebrae in his neck and became a tetraplegic. Tetraplegia is about as bad as it gets, Wikipedia defines it: “Tetraplegia, also […]

RTTC Champions Night Honours DBF Ambassador Margaret Biggs!

Maggz in action during a 10 mile Time Trial in Southport

CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was […]

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