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Our Bones Line goes live Monday

We are so happy to share the news with you that our brand new Steel Bones Phone Line will be going live on Monday morning.  SO if you want or need to call us to seek advice, talk something through or find out more information about us please call:...

Podcast Blogs Now Available

We are so very excited to announce that you can choose to listen to all our Blog Posts. This has been requested by a few avid readers of the blogs over the past 18 months. They have struggled to read them due to poor eyesight. Hence, our lovely...

STEEL BONES TEAM KICKSTARTS

You may be aware that Steel Bones has enjoyed exponential growth in the last 3 years only thank you to the amazing amputee families who have created such a wonderful community. Trustees are now working with the Cranfield Trust to put in place robust...

Steel Bones Shop Goes Live

It was a very exciting week last week!! The Steel Bones Shop went live.  Yes this means you can now purchase Steel Bones items wherever you are.  These currently include t shirts, pens, notepads, hats and some brand new exciting merchandise which...

Amputee Family Spotlight with the Hughes Family

Questions to the Amputee.... What’s your name - Nicola Hughes how old are you?  42 Who lives with you and how old are they?  Archie my son and he’s 15 Tell us a little bit about them what are their favourite colours or hobbies?  my son is almost 6 ft...

The Happiness Show interviews our Co-Founder, Emma

LIsten in to this radio interview with Emma Joy-Staines, Co-Founder of Steel Bones.  It's an interview from the heart and we hope you will enjoy it and pretty sure you will relate to most of it.  To find out more about the interviewer, Samantha Brook please click...

Legs4Africa – Little Legs Project

To lose a limb through illness or accident is a traumatic experience.  Apart from the physical shock and emotional impact, each new amputee has to re-imagine how their future will unfold.  The goal posts have shifted and what was taken for granted...

HAPPY HAPPY NEWS

Happy news We are doing the happy dance right now as we love hearing from amputees we have helped and how their progress is going. We have many amazing stories of incredibly courageous, determined amp families who have overcome such tricky...

Amputee Family Spotlight with the Haynes Family

Family Spotlight questions to the amputee What’s your name, how old are you?  Kiera - 8 years old Tell us a little bit about them what are their favourite colours or hobbies?   My favourite colour is orange and I love doing horse riding and playing...

Exciting Club Launch for Norwich

On 5th December we launched the Steel Bones OpCare Club in Norwich. Mark Deer, Operations Manager of the East for OpCare hosted our group brilliantly as ever. We had a great turnout from families using the Norwich Prosthetic Centre. Attendees were...

 Jingle all the way

Steel Bones families came together on Saturday 1st December in Newmarket to celebrate Christmas together. We all had such a Ball of Festive Fun. Steel Bones treated all the families to a Disco from Partytime Roadshow, crafts with Stampin Up Jo,...

Living Sport Awards 2018

Steel Bones were honoured to be chosen as a Finalist for the Matthew Warne Impact Award 2018 at Living Sport Awards. This was to recognise the progress made at our weekly fitness club and our weekly amputee football sessions with Cambridge United....

Steel Bones Meets HRH Prince of Wales

We were honoured to be invited to join HRH, Prince of Wales for the 40th Birthday Party of The Stained Glass Museum. It was a very special event with many local Dignitaries and Charities attending. We were most delighted to share the experience with...

Steel Bones AGM 2018

We held our first ever AGM on Wednesday 28th November. The Minutes of which can be read here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/150kjieMDILbqWF9tW4vQokafhjAO6BzDj2T8ip5sxt0 We had a number of community members join us, which was brilliant. We...

Carer’s Corner

The text below is taken from a blog on Family Carers Net, which is a brand new fantastic online community for Carers we encourage all the amazing family and friends Carers of amputees to get signed up. They would love to hear from more Carers - it...

Cold Weather Tips and Advice

As we prepare to get very festive at our Steel Bones Christmas Party we thought you might appreciate some pointers on managing the cold weather. If you have any of your own please comment below we love to hear from you 🙂 Below advice taken...

SURVEY RESULTS BLOG

THANK YOU !!! So in August this year we asked you what you thought about STEEL BONES. We were bowled over by the response. Here’s a debrief of the results. 90% of you loved the events we put on 90% of you want more events - GREAT NEWS WE HAVE LOTS...

NEW TRUSTEE FOR STEEL BONES

Trustees of Steel Bones are THRILLED to welcome Colin Phelps as our latest recruit. Colin will play a vital role in moving Steel Bones forward through significant growth. Colin has been an amputee all his life, he has faced many tough battles head on...