Vinay shares his cooking tips!

This is a guest blog from our colleague at the Down’s Syndrome Association, Vinay. He is a very keen cook and we always enjoy hearing about his new recipes. Here are Vinay’s top cooking tips and his 5 favourite recipes. Most of my best recipes come from my own cooking which I like to do […]

DSActive to run Multi-Sports Festival in Devon

A free event offering youngsters with Down’s syndrome the chance to try out a variety of sports is taking place in Devon in March…and it’s looking for participants. The Multi-Sports Festival will be held at Blundell’s School in Tiverton on Monday 4th March and participants of all ages and abilities are invited to take part. […]

Fulham Badgers vs Academy Match

On a cold Friday night in Motspur Park, Fulham Badgers began their training session…but it was a special night for the Badgers as they hosted their annual match against Fulham Academy! Many of the Fulham Badgers were full strength and were ready to play the academy. The referee had travelled from Surrey and his kit was […]

DSActive receive funding for new nutrition app

The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive programme has been selected as one of three schemes to be given a share of the Digital Inclusion Innovation Fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to improve older and disabled people’s lives through innovative technology. The DSActive team will be developing a nutrition app specifically […]

DSActive join forces with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

WPBSA Announces New Partnership with DSActive The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker. Administered by the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA), the programme aims to provide […]

A winter’s Wednesday in Middlesbrough

At the end of November, our DSActive team visited Middlesbrough to run our coach education workshop and to watch the Borobility Down’s syndrome football session. One of the main aims of DSActive is to provide education to coaches around the country in many different sports or activities, increasing knowledge about Down’s syndrome as a condition and […]

A visit to Cambridge and St Albans

On a beautiful winter’s morning, one of the DSActive Sports Officers went up to Cambridge and St Albans to see two brilliantly run sessions and meet the people behind their success. Cambridge United run a multitude of disability sessions over the weekend, with the Down’s syndrome session going from strength to strength. The session started […]

Meet Mark…

This is a guest blog from Mark. He attends the DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics! We caught up with Mark to find out how he got on with the course…  Mark, can you tell us a little bit about […]