Congrats to the GB Paralympic team for receiving our September Monthly Honours!

This month we are honouring the Paralympic GB team for their dedication to their sport and their participation in Tokyo 2020. Well done Paralympics GB!! We have been lucky to catch up with Paralympian Stephen McGuire, who competed in the Boccia BC4 class, to gain a fascinating insight into life as a Paralympian with a […]

Congratulations to Sam Cornelius-Light for winning our September Monthly Honours

At a time when we are thinking tentatively about travelling again, we are honouring Sam Cornelius-Light for his work, research and campaigning for more accessible transport. Sam has recently completed a degree in Geography. He chose to do his final dissertation on public transport in Bristol, with a focus on accessibility – his findings led […]

Alex James interview – A Year On

Development Worker Sanjeev Mann has a chat with Alex James about all things music, current releases, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, plans for the future as well as aims as a musician.

Emotional Respite with Helen Rutherford

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Emotional Respite is a counselling service founded by Helen Rutherford back in 2014. The service offers specialist support for those affected with disabilities, with a focus on empathetic understanding of illness related issues. In the following interview Helen discusses Emotional Respite, the importance of mental health and working with a disability. If you have any […]

Meet the North East Disability Sports Awards’ Male Personality … Harry Thompson

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BY RYAN DACK The North East Disability Sports Awards were set to take part in April – a celebration of the marvelous achievements and contributions that athletes,coaches, clubs and schools have made to disability sports across the region. The event was to take place at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium in Yarm on April 2. Due […]

Welcome to Jamie, our new CEO (job share)!

Jamie Hale, co-CEO, in a blue plaid shirt, in a black electric wheelchair. They have dark red hair and beard, and bright red glasses

Hi! I’m Jamie Hale, and I’m the new job-share CEO, working with Jon Rey-Hastie as we take Pathfinders forward into the future. I’m delighted to be working for Pathfinders, having first benefitted from the guides over the past few years, and then had a wonderful experience at the mini-conference this summer. To be appointed into […]

Trustee in me

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I’m Sarah and I am delighted to be joining Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance as a trustee. I have Ullrich CMD also know as Collagen VI myopathy. I have volunteered with my local Citizens Advice on the Research & Campaigns Team for the past 13 years and with MDUK, chiefly as one of the mods on their […]