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Colchester Castle Visit

Colchester Castle Visit

Thanks to funding from the Douglas Bader Foundation, we were able to provide entry to Colchester Castle to test out it inclusive and we were not disappointed. We had a fantastic outing  - brilliant service from the team and fab accessibility. We enjoyed a...

CELEBRATION DAY 2024

CELEBRATION DAY 2024

Steel Bones were thrilled to host another Celebration Day in Isleham thanks to the kind permission of the Isleham Parish Councillors and The Beeches. This is a free day for amputees and their family members to join, some of whom will only just be overcoming a recent...

MASSIVE THANKS TO CELEBRATION DAY 2023 SPONSORS

MASSIVE THANKS TO CELEBRATION DAY 2023 SPONSORS

A MASSIVE SHOUT OUT TO OUR SUPPORTERS OF CELEBRATION DAY 2023 - WITHOUT YOU THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON BEING INCLUSIVE TO EVERY AMPUTEE NO MATTER WHAT YOUR INCOME OR WHERE YOU LIVE WE WILL DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO ENSURE YOU CAN JOIN US AND THAT ONLY...

CELEBRATION DAY 2023

CELEBRATION DAY 2023

WE ARE BEYOND EXCITED TO BE PLANNING ANOTHER CELEBRATION DAY FOR 16TH JULY 2023 AT THE BEECHES IN ISLEHAM, CAMBRIDGESHIRE CB7 5RY ALL AMPUTEE FAMILIES ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US FREE OF CHARGE BY PRIOR APPLICATION. THIS DAY IS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO ENJOY.  COME AS...

Family Spotlight with John Paffett introducing his new book

Family Spotlight with John Paffett introducing his new book

My name is John Paffett and I am 72 years old.  I live with my wife Brenda who is 69 and one of our sons, Russell, who has returned home two years ago, he is 38. We also have two wirehaired dachshunds, Alfy and Peggy who we got through the Dachshund Rescue Society. I...

Gill’s Travels

Gill’s Travels

Ok, so here goes.  Before Covid 19 I used to be a confident traveller, who would develop cabin fever if I hadn't been back to Belgium or some other foreign climb for a few months. I would travel Europe and the UK in my powerchair, who is named Ensor after the...

Family Spotlight with Forbes

Family Spotlight with Forbes

Who’s that man with a slight limp? The surgeon stood at the end of the bed, as he had every morning for three months, and said: ‘I’m sorry, Mr Mutch, but I’m afraid there’s no alternative – we are going to have to remove the lower part of your leg.’ Oh, I replied....

8 meet ups, 16 fitness clubs and 6 online coffee catch ups

8 meet ups, 16 fitness clubs and 6 online coffee catch ups

Since our last ENewsletter we have held 8 face to face meet ups in Kings Lynn, Stevenage, Luton, Bury St Edmunds, South East London, Cambridge Milton Country park plus 16 fitness clubs and 6 online coffee catch ups. In total that is 44 hours of amputees uniting...

School Visit

School Visit

We were invited to do a school workshop for Hardwick Primary School in Bury St Edmunds.  The team had a fantastic time meeting their amazing pupils and staff. During the workshop we explored what makes each of us different and what challenges those with limb...

BIG THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

BIG THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS

Our team are in the midst of attending as many events as possible to spread the word about what we are up to and ensure every amputee knows about us, whether they need support today, tomorrow or the far future. BIG THANK YOU TO VOLUNTEERS WHO HAVE ATTENDED EVENTS WITH...

WELCOME Rachel, our new Volunteer CoOrdinator

WELCOME Rachel, our new Volunteer CoOrdinator

Hi! I'm Rachel, married to Stephen and we have 4 wonderful children. One of our daughters was born with Fibular Hemimelia and had an amputation at 1 years of age. We have been involved with Steel Bones since 2017 when I reached out to them. Amputee life can be a...

Special celebration with CFG Law and Tees Law

Special celebration with CFG Law and Tees Law

Our Volunteers enjoyed a very special treat courtesy of CFG LAW AND TEES LAW.  This was to celebrate our first year of our formal partnership together but also to celebrate the amazing work which our volunteers do helping amputee families day in day out. We were...

Phone Team at your service …

Phone Team at your service …

A Fantastic catch up today with some of our AWESOME PHONE TEAM CHAMPIONS !! (We have 2 poorly who we miss v much, just cannot wait to have Paul and Rosemary back with us - not long now guys YOU ARE DOING AMAZING) The phone lines are open week days 10am - 7pm and...

OPPORTUNITIES

OPPORTUNITIES

There are some fantastic opportunities in Cambridgeshire Peterborough Foundation Trust to enable patients to havbe a voice in decision making.  the more amputees we have involved the more we can help shape local health services. These are not paid roles but you...

MEET UPS GALORE

MEET UPS GALORE

We absolutely love seeing members face to face at our meet ups.  Online and in person.  In the last few weeks, the local groups in Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Cambridge, Stevenage, Bury St Edmunds have all met and of course, the online meet up happens every Thursday. We...

Cambridge Fitness Club Launches

Cambridge Fitness Club Launches

STEEL BONES & NUFFIELD HEALTH LAUNCH FITNESS CLUB FOR AMPUTEES IN CAMBRIDGE Steel Bones has launched a weekly fitness club in CAMBRIDGE in partnership with Nuffield Health and Cambridge City Council.   Our first fitness session was held on 4 May where we had...

INCLUSIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE: Your experiences needed

INCLUSIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE: Your experiences needed

We are working on raising inclusive awareness for employers. We will be very grateful if you can share what questions or tricky situations relating to your amputation have you been asked by colleagues or employers? We would love to know the good, the bad and the ugly,...

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