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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...

Please be aware of scams

BE AWARE  We have had a number of scams reported to us  recently and we know the banks are saying there is significant rise in scam activity. Here’s some information from Met Police Website to help protect yourself and do always report through Action Fraud...

Celebrating Limb Loss Limb Difference Awareness Month

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month #LLLDAM Join us this April to celebrate Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. We will be focussing on seeing the ability and not the disability of our community members.       Our objective for this...

Family Spotlight with the Wright Family

My name is Joseph Wright I'm 23 years old and I became an amputee in Sept 2020. I am RBK . I love anything to do with sports and before my operation I was just qualified personal trainer  . I live with my mother and younger brother and my brother Mark is into gaming...

FAMILY SPOTLIGHT WITH THE MEECHAN FAMILY

Hi I am Rosemary Meechan. I live in Norfolk with my husband Don who is now semi-retired following a long military career in the Royal Air Force. My daughter Linda and my grandson Rupert live close by and spend a lot of time with me to support and care for me with all...

SPACE MEETS STEEL BONES

WE ARE SO EXCITED TO BE ABLE TO BRING A VERY SPECIAL EVENT (NEXT THURSDAY 25TH FEB 11AM) TO YOU. THE NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE WILL JOIN OUR WEEKLY COFFEE CATCH UP ZOOM for a session on everything space. 11AM - 11.30AM 25th February 2021: The session is a talk about life...

YOUR OPINIONS NEEDED PLEASE

So folks we are so THRILLED to let you know about 2 surveys happening. One is by Steel Bones Member and final year University Student, Helena Stone who is conducting a much needed study into Inclusive education.  Please read below and complete the questions.  Here's a...

Lockdown 2021 Tips and Links

MAIN TIPS FOR GETTING THROUGH LOCKDOWN TAKE IT ONE DAY AT A TIME, DO NOT THINK TOO FAR AHEAD KEEP TO A ROUTINE KEEP CONNECTED – even just popping into a zoom for half an hour and hearing and seeing other people’s voices or ringing a friend. Click here for events in...

WELCOME NEW FAMILY MENTORS

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newest Family Mentor Volunteers who will all be a fantastic asset tot he growing team.  Welcome to Debbie, Graham, Kim, Sarah and Steve. Thank you for battling through zoom and you tube links to join us on the Steel Bones...

MISSION CHRISTMAS CHEER IS ON

All at Steel Bones are so excited about Christmas coming soon, not just for the Christmas magic but also for a new year to begin.  We know this can be such a very tough time for so many and it will be very different year for all of us. So we have been working on some...

Keeping Amputee Families moving with Able 2 Be

ABLE 2 BE & STEEL BONES PARTNER UP TO KEEP AMPUTEES MOVING DURING LOCKDOWN 2.0 We are thrilled to announce we have begun a partnership with Norfolk based charity, ABLE2BE who develop services that help improve function for children and adults with a disability....

New’s From Koalaa

Enhancing the lives of children with limb difference ProjectLimitless was created with one clear aim - to provide every child in the world who needs one with a prosthetic arm. In the UK, the project has already helped 40 children, through partnerships with charities...

Carer’s Organisations

On a recent Coffee Catch Up we got onto talking about different local organisations who had helped us. So we thought may be helpful to place a list below of all local and National organisations which can help. NATIONAL Young Carers: Young Carers...

Have you heard of Voiceability?

We were thrilled to welcome James and Christine from VoiceAbility at a recent Coffee Catch UP who gave us a fab introduction to the organisation and the work they do to ensure people with health and social care difficulties have their rights met. VoiceAbility will...

Halloween Competition Winners

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR GETTING INVOLVED IN THE STAY AT HOME FUN ! WE ARE SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE OUR WINNERS FOR THE HALLOWEEN STAY AT HOME COMPETITION.  Our Family Mentor Volunteers had such a hard job to choose, you made their choices very difficult but in the end...