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Tuesday 13 July 2010


Nantwich sport event

Nantwich Town Football Club was the place to be as 19 different sports clubs from around Cheshire East area filled the ground at the annual disability sports awareness event.

Basketball, archery, football, tennis and martial arts were on offer to anyone who wanted to come along and join in the fun.

The event was designed to showcase all the different sporting activities, opportunities and service providers available within Cheshire East for those with disabilities.

In preparation for the school holidays, the event was the perfect warm-up for the ‘Get Active’ summer holiday activity programme which begins on July 26 and runs for the whole summer until August 27.

Organised as part of Learning Difficulty Week, the activities attracted a wide range of people from nearby day centres, schools and community organisations throughout the day.

Councillor Gordon Baxendale, Mayor of Cheshire East, who attended with his wife Felicity, tried his hand at the bow and arrow and spent time meeting volunteers and participants.

Councillor Andrew Knowles, Cabinet member with responsibility for health and wellbeing said: ”The day was a great success, everyone had the opportunity to try out a new sport and get involved.

“Events like this are designed to give everyone, regardless of any disability, the chance to enjoy sport, meet new people and find out what’s on offer in Cheshire East.”

Edward Timpson, MP for Crewe and Nantwich also attended and enjoyed a performance by Crewe and Nantwich Gymnastics Club Disability Group.

This year’s event took place thanks to successful partnership working between Cheshire East Council’s Leisure and Play Development Team and Adult Services, Nantwich Town Football Club, and the Rotary Club of Crewe and Nantwich Weaver.

For more information on the ‘Get Active’ summer holiday programme and events in your area, see the Leisure and Play section on our website.

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