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Celebration Day 2018 is almost here

CELEBRATION DAY 2018 IS ALMOST HERE!! The fantastic Event Committee have been working hard on pulling all of the final details together and it’s shaping up to be another fabulous day celebrating amputee families. Come and join us but be quick, as spaces are...

Steel Bones Bakers

We are BAKING MAD at Steel Bones, we have some incredible Home Bakers!! THANK YOU SO SO MUCH TO these amazing Steel Bones Bakers for creating incredible delicious treats for our Chicken Shed Community Fundraiser.  Billie and Erin Lawler, Val, Jodie Cooper, Chantal...

STEEL BONES CONQUER MOUNT SNOWDON: WE DID IT

The Trustees of Steel Bones wish to send HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to everyone on Team Snowdon who undertook such an arduous challenge but also a MASSIVE THANK YOU to all the key Sponsors and ever company and individual who made this incredible achievement possible.  We...

SNOWDON TEAM READY TO GO

With just 4 days to go until this incredible team, take on the mighty challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon, the general feeling around the camp is of great excitement. We caught up with Paul Clark, who has worked so hard behind the scenes to organise this amazing...

Helpful Tips: Carers Tickets and Travel to Hospital Help

We have recently discovered 2 really useful links which are helping many families we know.  Tickets for Carers – these are a complimentary ticket each disabled persona receives when attending concerts, cinema, theme parks, sports events whatever your hobby or...

Jorja’s take on the Royal Wedding

I had a fantastic time at the royal wedding. I got to meet a lot of intreasting reporters American, French, Italian, German to name a few. The day it’s self was very long but a day I won’t forget in a hurry. Megan looked stunning, and Harry just beamed...

Attending the Royal Wedding….

We are absolutely delighted to learn that our Young Ambassador Jorja Furze has been asked by the palace, to be part of the 2,500-strong crowd at Windsor Castle, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on May 19th. 12 Year old Jorja, who won the Ely Hero Award...

Graham Takes on Phenomenal Dartmoor Challenge

Hello, just a little about myself quickly! My name is Graham Edwards and February of last year ’17 I had a below knee amputation due to being born with club foot (Bilaterial). there was nothing more medically they could do for my feet so the decision was made to...

March Photo Comp Winner

Hello The photo competition for March was chosen by Leigh Joy-Staines who picked pets/animals. The winner was Graham Reeve who’s dog was sat in his usual resting place replacing Graham’s leg. Congratulations to Graham who’s photo will be used in the 2019 calendar. If...

Clinic 9 Steel Bones Club launches

  We are so thrilled that Steel Bones Club @ Clinic 9 has launched.  We had a fantastic turn out for what was a brilliant session with Mark Deer, Regional Manager for OpCare.  Mark and his team ensured we were well catered with teas, coffees, fruit and some...

Steel Bones wins Tesco Newmarket Bags Of Help Tokens

Steel Bones are thrilled to announce they have won the Tesco Bags of Help Tokens Vote which grants them a colossal £4,000 of much needed funds to make their Celebration Day 2018 possible. Steel Bones received overwhelming support from the local community to help them...

Steel Bones Fundraiser Wins Flying Scholarship

Thanks to a post on Steel Bones Facebook page, Paul Clark, an above left knee amputee from Mildenhall, Suffolk has been award a flying scholarship for disabled people. Paul applied for the scholarship last year through the FSDP and at the beginning of March received...

Laura’s Mission for Steel Bones

My name is Laura Cartmill I am 27 years old I have a rare eye condition called Aniridia which means I have no iris in either eye it is a enlarged pupil having Aniridia makes it very difficult in any light I wear tinted glasses to help I also have autism sometimes I...

Tennis opportunity for Amputees

Emma recently met with David Hardman of the Tennis Foundation and Steve of Cambridgeshire Lawn Tennis Association.  It was a great meeting with everyone really keen to create more opportunities for amputees to play tennis whether in a wheelchair or on prosthetics...

BBC News Film Amputee Football Session

At the launch of the Amputee Football Training Session on 22nd February, BBC News showed up to capture some of the training provided by Cambridge United Community Trust (CUCT). CUCT is the charitable arm of Cambridge United Football Club, which aims to use the brand...

Steel Bones UK in the Eastern Daily Press

We’ve been ramping up the publicity on our forthcoming Mount Snowdon Challenge, and we’re thrilled to see so many local papers supporting our news. Below is the most recent article written by Eastern Daily Press (EDP24)…. Steel Bones attempt Snowdon...

Snowdon just under 13 weeks away

With the fantastic Steel Bones Mount Snowdon climb just under 13 weeks away, we caught up with event organiser Paul Clark for a catch up. Paul said “ since our last blog lots of exciting things have happened. We have secured fantastic sponsorship through Pocket Rocket...