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Schedule of Live Entertainment for Kids

L I V E   V I D E O S (Let us know your favourites or if you spot any others that look good - particularly any local businesses!) MONDAY: 9:00 PE with Joe Wicks https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ 9:00 Virtual Fitness...

Amputee Family Spotlight with Sarah Woods

What’s your name, how old are you? My name is Sarah Woods and I am 44 years old. Who lives with you and how old are they? Tell us a little bit about them what are their favourite hobbies? I live with my boyfriend Rex, we have lived together for 7 years in May. Rex...

THANK YOU TO OUR KEY WORKERS

We are loving joining in on the Clap For Carers every Thursday 8pm.  Many amputees, amputee family members are working on the frontline including one of our Trustees. Thank you will never be enough to cover it but we shall never ever forget what these people have done...

A message to all Amputee Families

Hopefully you have all received our check in message but in case we missed anyone: Hey 😊we just wanted to check in with everyone and say we are thinking of you all during these difficult times. It's v much business as usual at Steel Bones with us supporting...

UPDATE FROM CLINIC 9 AMIDST COVID

Those with appointments will already know but to make all aware here is a recent update from Alex, Manager of Clinic 9 Addenbrookes... As you can imagine we are going through HUGE changes here at the prosthetics department. We are in an ever changing situation, which...

Cake sale raises £1000+ for Brandon Amputee Fitness Club

In January, local Charity Steel Bones were approached by a fab group of ladies who are all trained by Coach Lee our Brandon Amputee Fitness Club Instructor. They had seen how much the Abbeycroft Brandon instructor, Lee loves training our club attendees and also heard...

Amputee Family Spotlight with the Franks Family

What’s your name, how old are you?   My names Rob, I'm 41 years old from Poole, Dorset. Who lives with you and how old are they?   I'm married with 2 children, my wife Carla is 37, son Ollie is 14 and youngest son Harry is 9, we also have 2 dogs ozzie and lexi and 2...

WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST VOLUNTEERS

Over the past few weeks we have been busy training our latest volunteer recruits. We hosted an induction evening for new events and fundraising volunteers which we had a fantastic turnout for.  Thank you so much to you all for joining us, there was a lot of stuff to...

Norwich Club

Thank you to our Norwich team, Wendy, Colin and Debbie for pulling together a fabulous Norwich Prosthetics Club meet up.  Here’s some words from Wendy all about it … March 11th 2020 saw the first meeting of the year at Norwich Rehabilitation centre, Bowthorpe, of our...

Ashtons Legal Advice

Considering making a personal injury claim? It is important to take legal action quickly if you have been injured as a result of somebody else’s negligence and get the right people on board from the outset. In this article we will explore the time limits for making a...

Welcome to our Newest Trustees

Steel Bones was very excited to welcome 3 new Trustees to our Board in January.  Adam, Caroline and Mark bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and passion to implement Steel Bones' new funding strategy and business plan.  .  You can find out more about them here .......

Laureate Academy welcomes Steel Bones

At the end of January, Steel Bones spent the day with a truly remarkable school community who has pulled together in tough times ! We loved the fact they said hello in Welsh, particularly apt in Brexit week👍 Our awesome team loved it, the pupils were...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please note all events are currently suspended please see link for more info https://steelbone.co.uk/important-update-regarding-coronavirus/ We will be rescheduling all events as soon as it is safe to do so           All of our events are free to all...

Cambridge Fitness Club Launches

We are very excited to be launching our amputee fitness club in Cambridge working in partnership with Abbeycroft Lesuire. This project is only possible with Cambridge Community Foundation's support. A weekly fitness club with expert, friendly, welcoming trainers and a...

OHMI

OHMI Virtually all standard musical instruments require ten highly dextrous fingers so music-making becomes an even greater challenge than usual if you are an amputee.  This is where the OHMI Trust comes in. OHMI (pronounced Oh Me) is a charity working to remove the...

Opus and Steel Bones Collaboration

Steel Bones love working with voluntary groups.  Volunteers are the lifeblood to the amputee community.  OPUS are a special organisation run by 2 phenomenal amputees, Sandra and jane,  They work tirelessly with the Hospital team at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,...