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BADER BRAVES! 2014 Young Aviators Day programme concluded at Haverfordwest. (KD report below.) New Programme will follow for 2015.

Team Bader Amputees up and pedalling! Margaret Biggs achieving great results in cycling time trials.

Websites under new management!

URGENT! LimbPower Primary & Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville postponed until next spring.


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BADER BRAVES ONLINE FORMS Our schedule for 2014 Young Aviators Days and Events is now completed. You will be able to access Online Forms for our 2015 Programme soon. Please keep checking in. You can still complete the Bader Braves Young Aviators Days Feedback Form. We appreciate your thoughts so that we can keep improving […]

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News from Panathlon. Inspiring achievement by young amputee, Malik Berbiche, 11.


Panathlon is a fantastic organisation that encourages disabled youngsters to participate in sport and thereby to gain the resulting physical, psychological and emotional benefits.   “The Panathlon Challenge has been benefiting young disabled people since 1999 and we have organised over 500 “Mini-Paralympic” competitions since then. In 2014, so far over 4,000 young disabled people […]

The Bader Flame Burns Again!!

Maggz in action wearing the striking kit she designed for Team Bader Cycling

Presentation of The Bader Flame to Margaret “Maggz” Biggs at the Southport Cycling Club Annual Dinner and Award Ceremony – 21st November 2014   The Bader Flame Shortly after its inception, the Douglas Bader Foundation commissioned Aspreys to create The Bader Flame to be presented as an award to people who had shown outstanding inspiration to […]

Stoney Lane Day Centre – 50th Anniversary!

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On Thursday 19th November I visited the Stoney Lane Day Centre in West Bromwich, a facility created to provide day care opportunities for adults of 18+ with learning disabilities and additional needs. I had been invited there to plant a tree to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Centre, which had been opened by Sir Douglas […]

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