In a summer that has seen the public enthralled by the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the Chair of Level Playing Field explains why equal access to sports stadia and arenas is essential in establishing true inclusion for disabled sports fans.
Clive Mason, a photographer with the International Olympic Committee’s official photo agency, Getty Images, gives us the lowdown on photojournalism on the waves during the Olympic Sailing events at Weymouth and Portland.
Tim Hollingsworth, CEO, British Paralympic Association talks about the success of London 2012 and the benefit the Paralympics will have on our perceptions of and attitudes to disability, and disabled athletes.
Our woman in Weymouth reflects on the afterglow of a successful Olympic Games – and looks forward to the extraordinary things to come during the London 2012 Paralympics.
John Tweed, Chief Executive of Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy , shares his thoughts on the Olympic sailing events held on our beautiful World Heritage Coast and looks ahead to Team GB’s Paralympians taking up the sails in Weymouth & Portland in two weeks’ time.
Jennifer Vandemoer Mitchell shares her experiences of a seaside summer in Weymouth & Portland, cheering on her sister-in-law who is on the USA Sailing Team.
Olympics Legacy and Growth Minister Bob Neill takes up the blogging reins today, to tell us about his experience visiting beautiful Weymouth on the South Coast – and how the sporting legacy is already in action…
Weymouth and Portland are hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events this summer – and lots of other activities. Julia Smith, from our roving press team, keeps us up to date with the sporting highlights on the south coast.
Helena Markovic, editor of Home Office staff magazine Inside Track, finds out it’s a barrel of laughs at the Olympic shooting events as she rubs shoulders with Olympic medalists and sees Team GB shoot gold.
Weymouth and Portland are hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events this summer – and lots more besides. Julia Smith, from our Dorset team, gives us the lowdown on a glorious summer by the sea.