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2014 YOUNG AVIATORS DAY SCHEDULE NOW POSTED. Easy registering through ONLINE FORM.
BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend for Young Amputees & Children with Limb Loss full!
New improved DBF Website almost ready to launch...Watch this space!
We now have the BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days Schedule for 2014. We are delighted to be able to offer 9 different venues in the UK this year. Please check below for dates and then, if you’d like to register, scroll down to the form below. You will find access to a pdf Flyer beneath [...]
We were delighted to hear from Zara Pittman, a trainee teacher at the House of Yoga in Putney, London, who contacted us to let us know about the following generous offer of support. The House of Yoga will be holding community Yoga classes every Friday from the 14th February. They have chosen the DBF as [...]
We were delighted to receive the following message from Tom Williams who is hoping to take a van full of redundant prosthetic legs to Africa. We have often received information from people who have, for various reasons, frequently through bereavement, been left with perfectly good, functional and often extremely expensive prosthetic limbs. They approach us [...]
We finally accepted that to embrace 2014, changes need to be made to our Website in order to keep up with advancing technology and the amount of people who now access the Web through mobile ‘phones, tablets and other hand-held devices. The Website is being largely redesigned and updated so that it will be responsive [...]
DBF are delighted to announce that we will be holding a BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend in April for young amputees and children with limb loss. The event will run between the 11th and 13th April and will again be hosted by the fantastic Calvert Trust, Kielder. (Click on the logo to visit the Calvert Trust, [...]
If you are an amputee or ambulant disabled and have always wanted to learn to run, this could be your chance! On January 26th, from 10.00am – 3.00pm, LimbPower will be holding Learn to Run Clinics at the Chelmsford Sport & Athletic Centre. Please see below for details and contact LimbPower for more information or [...]