“Being awarded an MBE made me so proud!”

With actress Sarah Gordy collecting her MBE recently we’ve been speaking to Vivienne Bateson MBE, about what it was like when she received her award ten years ago. Vivienne was honoured in the 2008 New Year’s Honours List for her excellent work at Coventry’s Job Centre Plus. The 47-year-old works on the Business Support team and has […]

Luke’s dancing success

Luke’s dance teacher at Dance 21 got in touch with us to tell us about his success after he won the Bam Bam Boogies Dance Battle in Essex. He was also awarded the Brian Jiggins Award, something Dance 21 gives out termly to their dancers. Here is a little bit more about Luke and what he […]

Meet Claire…and her sister Abigail

Hi, my full name is Claire Harris and this is my sister Abigail. I have Down’s syndrome and Abigail wanted to make a film about people with Down’s syndrome in employment. I’m a competitive swimmer with Sharks swimming club, and I play football for the Paddock Wood Panthers. This summer I graduated from the three-year […]

Meet William…

William has kindly written us a guest blog telling us about his swimming and other hobbies… Hello my name is William Reed, I am 24 years old and live in south west London. I am a very keen swimmer and currently swim for Down’s Syndrome Team GB, who have just returned back from the 2018 […]