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Breakthrough for Steel Bones Family

We had a major breakthrough for a Steel Bones family we have been working with the last few months.  They reached crisis point a few weeks ago and it became impossible to get their daughter to school.  Their school had been battling for over a year to get school...

Amputee Family Spotlight on The Barringer Family

Family Spotlight questions to the amputee What’s your name, how old are you?   Poppymay barringer age 28 Who lives with you and how old are they? Tell us a little bit about them what are their favourite colours or hobbies?   Aaron barringer age 28. His favourite...

Amputee Family Spotlight on The Wiseman Family

Family Spotlight questions to the amputee…   What’s your name, how old are you? David Wiseman, 41 Who lives with you and how old are they? Tell us a little bit about them what are their favourite colours or hobbies? My wife, Steph, and my 3 daughters Daisy...

Vinyl wraps for Prosthetics

We have spoken with Cara at Nanotech who are AMAZING and she says anyone keen to take up their offer of a free vinyl for their prosthetic please email Cara on Contact@nanotechpristine.co.uk or phone 01473 527447   The below information in this blog was taken from...

Family BOWLING Bonanza

Amputee family members from Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas met at Bury Bowl on 25th October 2018.   We had a fantastic catching up with new and familiar faces.  The competition was on as there were 2 trophies up for grabs the Adult and Junior Championship...

Alex Brooker Wishes Steel Bones well

We were so thrilled to be invited to join Reach, the charity for children with a upper limb difference, at their 40th Birthday Family Weekend. The main event was on Saturday which consisted of all the children going into all sorts of clubs and activities including...

Beyond the Clinic Room

We were invited to Join Pace Rehab at their annual conference once again not he fabulous location of the Wellcome Collection amputee specialists, professionals, amputees and prosthetists all joined together to look at how the industry has moved forward.   This...

Ely Hero Awards Cheque Presentation

We were invited to join the amazing Ely Hero Awards Team at the fabulous venue of Poet’s House in Ely a couple weeks ago for a very special Cheque presentation.   It was a wonderful evening in which we were joined by our Avid supporter and Snowdon Challenge...

We are Family

We were invited to join Suffolk Charities, social workers, agency workers and local schools at the  WE ARE FAMILY EVENT in Mildenhall on 26th September. It was a fantastic event which we were thrilled Colin, Paul and Marc could join us on to share just what special...

Steel Bones Club September Meeting

We had another fantastic meeting with Opcare at Clinic 9 Rehab Centre at Addenbrookes with Mark Deer and the team.   On this occasion we were also extremely lucky to be joined by NHS ENGLAND PROSTHETIC REVIEW who listened brilliantly to Sean’s, Leigh’s and Paul’s...

Huge Welcome for Alice as our new Ambassador

STEEL BONES TRUSTEES are thrilled to announce and welcome  Para Rower, Alice Mason as our newest Ambassador.  Alice has been thrown in at the deep end and not shyed away one bit from making a difference to the amputee community.  Alice has already attended Limbitless...

Steel Bones Words of Wisdom

We asked Steel Bones Community to contribute their words of wisdom that get them through the tough times. Here’s what they had to say…. “Not my circus,not my monkeys!” Kate Mabon “Live for today, yesterday is gone an tomorrow never...

How can Steel Bones help me?

STEEL BONES is a voluntary charity which works 1-2-1 with amputee families. The key focus for Steel Bones is offering support to new amputees and their families – providing the guidance and companionship that they so often need, at an incredibly traumatic time....

OPUS iFLY INDOOR SKYDIVING

We were invited to join OPUS at their second IFLY INDOOR SKYDIVING EVENT all I can say is WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW It was incredible to see the amputees and their family members complete this/   I must say they were all really brave, I didn’t do it myself but they...

Leah: The Amputee Artist

My name is Leah Hadley and I am the Amputee Artist. I make fun and sassy products for disabled people, following my own amputation. It started with stump socks. The first thing I noticed after my amputation was how cold my stump was. I had been fighting an infection...

Cambridge Amputee Football Team VIP Night

The Cambridge Amputee Football team were invited on a VIP Mascot, meet the players experience with Cambridge United. The Sun Newspaper filmed the experience with us too to help raise the profile of the incredible players. Click here to see the Cambridge United...

CELEBRATION DAY 2018

Wow boy did we celebrate !! We have been inundated with fantastic feedback following our 3rd Annual Celebration Day. 220 amputee family members joined together at The Beeches in Isleham to celebrate achievements we as amputee families have created no matter how big or...