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New BME Disability Group get active

10 September 2013

The group which support BME disabled young people, parents and carers had a visit this month from the Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Jahangir Akhtar.

Cllr Jahangir Akhtar presented medals to children and young people who took part in the indoor sport sessions delivered by RUCST coaches James Gosling and Jordan Leary.

RUCST disability coaching team deliver a range of indoor sport sessions intended to get disabled children more active, often they are joined by their siblings. The event was organised by the partners on the project: Rotherham Youth Service, The Unity Centre and REMA (Rotherham Ethnic Minority Alliance).

Mark Cummins, Inclusion Officer said “We are really proud to be involved in delivering sport and physical activity to this group.

“Our community coaches James Gosling and Jordan Leary have been excellent in engaging and encouraging people to take part. As two role models that have a disability, both James and Jordan are breaking down barriers for people to access sport and follow in their footsteps.

“James and Jordan are looking forward to carrying on the activities as we develop our work in this area.”

For more information please contact Mark Cummins on:

Phone:  01709 827767

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