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JOIN US AT OUR AGM 2021

Dear Steel Bones Families We hope this finds you well.  We are enjoying seeing some of you at the various pop up  events we have planned for rest of 2021.  However, we have decided to keep the AGM online to enable as many of you to join as possible form across England...

CRACKING CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION 2021

We are THRILLED to launch another Christmas Card Competition for 2021.  After the huge success of 2020 and incredible designs from amazing artists we are keen to run it again.  With support from Limelight Design and Print, the winning entry will be put onto a...

Dates for your diary

Trustees are so excited to start putting dates in the diary again for face to face events.  We wanted to let you know of events we are planning immediately.  Some dates are in the process of being confirmed and we shall update this page as soon as we have the info. ...

How can Steel Bones help my family?

Steel Bones loves helping amputee families with all sorts of queries and info to help them achieve their goals and live life to the full. Here's some of the ways we help amputee families - if we can help you in anyway please don't hesitate to get in touch, if we don't...

PARALYMPICS ARE HERE

DID YOU ENJOY THE OLYMPICS? WELL THAT WAS JUST THE WARM UP AS OUR AMBASSADOR, ALICE MASON WOULD SAY - CHECK OUT THE FABULOUS CHANNEL FOUR TRAILER FOR PARALYMPICS 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjIP9EFbcWY SENDING VERY VERY BEST WISHES TO ALL OUR AMAZING...

RESEARCH PROJECTS NEED YOU

We often get sent Research projects which will help inform the whole community.  The Amputee Community needs more research, the more research the better powers that be and NHS providers know exactly what amputees need. Your time and efforts spent completing these are...

HOSPITAL PARKING

SOME EXCITING NEWS FOR BLUE BADGE HOLDERS AND HOSPITAL PARKING - please see the car parking charges removed for blue badge holders at this document: NHS car parking guidance 2021 for NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts - https://buff.ly/35qbl4y. Trusts were required...

Do you love going to theme parks?

We have been hearing about a few incidences where amputees have been refused the opportunity to ride rollercoasters, quite often this is for insurance purposes.  However, we are keen to find out more and look at some of the questionable signage.  Before we got to the...

CELEBRATION DAY 2021

WOW THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED US for Celebration Day 2021.  We ZOOMED like we have never ZOOMED BEFORE 🙂 THANK YOU to: Para Tri Athlete, Hannah Moore for giving our very special announcements @AcroIrisCambridgeSambaBand for the best intro All our...

Wendy’s Top Tips on Benefit Applications

We know benefit applications can be such a complicated, drawn out and degrading experience.  We have an amazing Volunteer called Wendy who has volunteered previously with Citizens Advice Bureau, she is an Amputee herself and has done marvellous work in helping...

5 SLEEPS TO GO UNTIL CELEBRATION TIME

Hey Steel Bones Families Welcome to the Steel Bones Community.  You will be receiving your free support pack and your Celebration Day pack this week. We would love to say a MASSIVE MASSIVE THANK YOU to all the Steel Bones Champions who packed 700 packs to be mailed...

POETRY COMPETITION

We know there are many budding poets in the Steel Bones Community, so we are THRILLED to launch our 2021 Poetry Competition. We ask anyone who loves writing or words, to enter a poem into our competition.  The theme of which is CELEBRATION, CONNECTION &...

Alice on the Levitate

We were thrilled to meet the Levitate Team and work with them to provide a Levitate Blade to our Ambassdor Alice Mason to trial out the awesome Levitate Blade.  Here's what Alice made of it: Levitate is on its way: totally buzzing to be getting a running Blade as the...

Celebration Day 2021 Update

Everyone at Steel Bones is very excited about making final arrangements for Celebration Day 2021.  Unfortunately, Trustees have had to make the difficult decision to host it online for the second year running.  Trustees always put the health and wellbeing of the...

ONLINE EVENTS

We are loving meeting our members online whilst we all social distance.  We may be unable to meet together but we can still be unite online. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.  Please join us for any of the events below which are designed to help you and your family during these...

EVENTS FROM OTHER CHARITIES

Is anybody feeling up for a challenge? Our friends at Living Sport have kindly offered us some fundraising spaces for anyone keen for a challenge and might enjoy raising funds for Steel Bones. At Home Superheroes and Sidekicks wanted! Grab your cape and stay super...