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Holistic Therapies: Giving Yourself the best Self Care

At our recent Celebration Day we were incredibly lucky to have Helen Ford and Susie James join us and provide complimentary taster holistic treatments to our attendees. We have had such incredible feedback following this and we know the tasters helped so many people...

UPCOMING EVENTS

STEEL BONES 2018 AGM: WEDNESDAY 28 NOVEMBER 5-6.30pm at Newmarket Catholic Church  STEEL BONES CHRISTMAS PARTY 1st December 2-5pm Venue: Bury St Edmunds Upcoming Steel Bones Clubs @ Cambridge and Norwich Prosthetic Clinics  5 December 2018 1.30-3.30pm at Re-enablement...

Steel Bones welcomes a new Trustee

The Board of Trustees are thrilled to welcome Laura Morrison onto the Board.  Laura has extensive business experience and is already helping us move forward a very exciting business partnership programme.  Laura recently named Steel Bones as her Business Charity of...

Phelps Swims for Steel Bones

We are so incredibly overwhelmed at the many different fundraising activities happening in aid of Steel Bones.  THANK YOU TO OUR INCREDIBLE FUNDRAISERS to see all the projects going on click here:  https://www.justgiving.com/steelbones We are keen to feature these...

INCLUSIVE AND ADAPTED SPORT. NOT JUST FOR THE DISABLED

Guest Blog from Steel Bones UK Trustee Stephen Morley There is much magnificent work going on in terms of creating more opportunities for disabled people to take part in sports and physical activities. I am an Inclusion Sports Coach so I’m one of the people actively...

Young children and their reaction to disability

Guest Blog from Steel Bones UK Trustee Stephen Morley I’m currently doing work in Primary schools promoting inclusion and working with the children to help them to learn about and respect diversity. Part of this work involves bringing people with a disability,...

New Sponsor for Steel Bones UK

We are thrilled to announce Ashtons Legal Solicitors as the latest sponsor for Steel Bones UK. Ashtons Legal is an award winning regional law firm operating throughout East Anglia and the UK. Their clients are based throughout the UK, and internationally. Ashtons...

Steel Bones Club (2nd meet) @ Clinic 9

We had another great catch up with the Opcare team at Clinic 9 today thanks so much for the insights and information.  Mark Deer, Regional Lead for Opcare, Dr Kirker, Rehabilitation Consultant and Lysa, Lead Amputee Physio were all present to talk to our group. ...

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...