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  • stewartnangle1Stewart Nangle, a Lancastrian, is pictured shooting .22 pistol.  What the photograph does not show is that at the time one of his legs was fitted with a metal frame that was bolted into the bones. 
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  • Di CoatesDeanna (Di) Coates lives in Hampshire, shoots air rifle from a wheelchair, and is one of our most successful disabled international athletes. 
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  • scoutwithprosthesis1This young Scout was born without a left hand.  When he took an interest in shooting, which is very popular in the Scout movement, Hampshire Scouts helped his local club to find a solution. 
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  • peterbreheny1Peter Breheny from Derbyshire shoots benchrest rifle.  He has Kennedy's Disease, a progressive wasting condition that has weakened his limbs. 
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  • michaelwhapples1Michael Whapples from Leicestershire is blind and shoots air rifle.  In 2011 he was the first British shooter ever to compete at the Open European Shooting Championships for the Vision Impaired, held at Nitra, Slovakia. 

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  • vicmorris1Vic Morris lives in south Wales and is paralysed from the neck down as the result of an accident.  With the aid of an 'equaliser' device invented by his coach, John Kelman, Vic shoots pistol and rifle. 
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  • MattSkelhon1Matt Skelhon shot to fame when he grabbed gold at the Bejiing Paralympic Games and proved it was no fluke by claiming silver and bronze at London 2012.

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1. Local Awards
(Category)
... year’s presentation. If you can add to these lists, please contact the DSP Co-ordinator, Liz Woodall. Some awards are in the form of grants or bursaries; we have noted those we are aware of.  ...
Created on
2. Community Sport & Recreation Awards
(Funding News)
The Sport and Recreation Alliance runs an annual awards scheme.  Unlike other sports award schemes, the winners receive cash prizes for investment in their projects.  Winners of the five categories ...
Created on 29 May 2014
3. Disabled Shooting Awards 2013
(DSP News)
Because these are the first awards, naturally there are many people and organisations that deserve recognition, and the process of selecting these inaugural recipients involved a lot of difficult decisions. ...
Created on 11 November 2013
4. DSP On-line Video
(DSP News)
... now on this channel are: A video report of the Disabled Shooting Gala and presentation of the Disabled Shooting Awards in September 2013 Interviews with some shooters with a range of disabilities ...
Created on 10 November 2013
5. Disabled Shooting Gala 2013
(Past Events)
... target shooting. The inaugural Disabled Shooting Awards were presented, and are the first awards to span all target shooting disciplines. Our flagship Focus Club Scheme was launched, and the first club ...
Created on 01 November 2013
6. DSP Gala and Presentations
(DSP News)
Disabled Shooting Gala and Presentation of Disabled Shooting Awards   When: Sunday, 8th September 2013, 10.30am to 4.30pm Where: Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley Camp, Surrey GU24 0NP  ...
Created on 26 August 2013
7. The Disabled Shooting Awards
(DSP News)
... awards scheme has been launched, and nominations can be made now. Award categories include not only disabled shooters, but coaches, volunteers, clubs, shooting grounds, etc. The full list is set out ...
Created on 16 May 2013
8. Disabled Shooting Awards
(Disabled Shooting Year)
We are great believers in saying “thank you” and trying to ensure that those who put a lot of work into making target shooting a great sport are recognised and appreciated. Accordingly, our awards scheme ...
Created on 14 May 2013
9. Arthur Wood of Swansea - Unsung Hero
(People News)
... meant that Arthur went forward as the Welsh candidate for the BBC’s UK SPOTY awards on 16th December.  A full report on Arthur’s award, including footage of him at the club, is on the BBC website. ...
Created on 23 December 2012
10. Council grants
(Funding News)
Some counties run schemes for grants or bursaries alongside their annual Sports Awards.  These tend to be for individual sportsmen and women, rather than for clubs and organisations.  Below are ...
Created on 21 July 2012
11. Funding - Guidance
(Information)
... as a download is a helpful article from the Winter 2006/7 issue of The Rifleman about how the Northamptonshire county association applied successfully for an Awards for All grant to cover the cost of range ...
Created on 18 July 2012
12. Yorkshire
(Local Awards)
Barnsley Sports Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.barnsley.gov.uk/barnsley-sport-awards Presentation: March   Calderdale Sports Awards http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/calderdale_sports_awards_2011_awards_night_special_supplement_1_3492547 ...
Created on 30 March 2012
13. Worcestershire
(Local Awards)
Bromsgrove DC Includes disability sport categories http://www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/cms/leisure-and-culture/sports-development/sports-awards-2011.aspx Presented: September   Sports Partnership ...
Created on 30 March 2012
14. Wiltshire
(Local Awards)
Wiltshire & Swindon Sports Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/leisureandrecreation/sportandfitness/sportandphysicalactivity/wiltshireandswindonsportsawards.htm ...
Created on 30 March 2012
15. West Midlands
(Local Awards)
Black Country Sport & Physical Activity Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.the-blackcountry.com/default.asp?PageID=233  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
16. Warwickshire
(Local Awards)
Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Sports Awards http://www2.cswsport.org.uk/awards/award-catergories10.html Presentation: November   Stratford-on-Avon District Sports Awards http://www.stratford.gov.uk/leisure/leisure-3695.cfm ...
Created on 30 March 2012
17. Tyne & Wear
(Local Awards)
North Tyneside Sports Awards Include disabled sport categories http://www.tynewearsport.org/files/north_tynside_sports_awards_nomination_form.pdf Nominations close: December Presentation: March ...
Created on 30 March 2012
18. Sussex
(Local Awards)
Sussex Sports Awards Includes Councillor Niki Oakes Memorial Award for Disabled Sports Personality of the Year http://www.activesussex.org/volunteering/latest-news/view/24261-sussex-sports-awards-2011-the-winners> ...
Created on 30 March 2012
19. Surrey
(Local Awards)
Elmbridge Borough Council Sports Personality of the Year Awards Include disabled sport categories http://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/leisure/sports/sportsawards.htm Nominations open: June Presentation: ...
Created on 30 March 2012
20. Sunderland
(Local Awards)
North Tyneside Sports Awards Include disabled sport categories http://www.tynewearsport.org/files/north_tynside_sports_awards_nomination_form.pdf Nominations close: December Presentation: March ...
Created on 30 March 2012
21. Suffolk
(Local Awards)
St. Edmundsbury Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.acleisure.com/sports-awards-2011nominations.html NB: Winners go forward to Suffolk County awards   Suffolk Sports ...
Created on 30 March 2012
22. Staffordshire
(Local Awards)
Sentinel/City of Stoke-on-Trent Sports Personality Awards Contact The Sentinel via http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/people/The%20Sentinel/profile.html Includes disability sport categories Presentation: ...
Created on 30 March 2012
23. Shropshire
(Local Awards)
Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Energize Awards http://www.shropshiretelfordwrekinsportspartnership.org.uk/spage.php?id=1&;subid=5 Presentation: November  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
24. Oxfordshire
(Local Awards)
Cherwell Sports Awards 2011 Includes disability sport categories http://www.cherwell.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=7766 Presentation: July NB: winners go forward to Oxfordshire Sports Awards   ...
Created on 30 March 2012
25. Nottinghamshire
(Local Awards)
Bassettlaw DC Sports Awards http://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/sports,_leisure_and_culture/sports_development/sports_awards_2011.aspx Presentation: December   Newark & Sherwood District Council ...
Created on 30 March 2012
26. Northamptonshire
(Local Awards)
Daventry District Sports Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.northamptonshiresport.org/whats-on/northamptonshire-sports-awards/daventry-sports-awards Nominations open: July Presentation: ...
Created on 30 March 2012
27. Norfolk
(Local Awards)
Norwich Sports Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.norwich.gov.uk/news/Pages/NorwichSportsAwards2011.aspx Presentation: June  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
28. Middlesex
(Local Awards)
Spelthorne Borough Council Sports Awards www.spelthorne.gov.uk/sportsawards Presentation: July  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
29. Merseyside
(Local Awards)
Knowsley Sport and Physical Activity Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.knowsley.gov.uk/things-to-see-and-do/sport/sport-awards-2011.aspx Nominations close: September Presentation: ...
Created on 30 March 2012
30. London
(Local Awards)
Brent PE & Sport Awards Include disability sport categories http://www.brent.gov.uk/sport.nsf/Pages/LBB-561 Presentation: July   Canary Wharf Sports Awards http://www.canarywharf.com/aboutus/Media/News/Table-Tennis-Star-wins-top-Canary-Wharf-Sports-Award/ ...
Created on 30 March 2012
31. Lincolnshire
(Local Awards)
Lincolnshire Sports Awards Include disability sport categories http://lincolnshiresports.com/news/586-winners-announced-at-lincolnshire-sports-awards-2011 Presentation: November   North ...
Created on 30 March 2012
32. Leicestershire & Rutland
(Local Awards)
Blaby DC Sports Awards http://www.blaby.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/leisure-and-culture/sport-in-the-community/sports-awards/ Nominations close: October Presentation: November   Charnwood Sports ...
Created on 30 March 2012
33. Lancashire
(Local Awards)
Greater Manchester Sports Awards http://www.greatersport.co.uk/gsevents/greater-manchester-sports-awards/awards-20112012/ Candidates are the winners of the 10 Manchester Borough Sports Awards:- Bolton ...
Created on 30 March 2012
34. Kent
(Local Awards)
Canterbury & District Sports Award Include disability sport categories http://www.activecanterbury.org/canterbury-and-district-sports-awards/ Presentation: November   Active Swale Sports ...
Created on 30 March 2012
35. Isle of Wight
(Local Awards)
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Includes disability sport categories http://www3.hants.gov.uk/shiow/sports-awards.htm Nominations close: January Presentation: March   Isle of Wight Sports ...
Created on 30 March 2012
36. Humberside
(Local Awards)
Humber Sports Partnership - NELSA Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.humbersport.com/sports-awards/nelsa-sports-awards-2011 Presentation: November  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
37. Hertfordshire
(Local Awards)
East Hertfordshire Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.eastherts.gov.uk/sportsawards Presentation: June   Hertfordshire Service to Sport Awards Includes disability ...
Created on 30 March 2012
38. Herefordshire
(Local Awards)
Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.morethansport.com/news.asp?itemid=1352&;itemTitle=2011+Sports+Awards+Winners§ion=000100010006 ...
Created on 30 March 2012
39. Hampshire
(Local Awards)
Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council Sports Awards Includes disability sport and veteran categories http://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/leisure-and-culture/sports-clubs-and-centres/development/sports-awards/ ...
Created on 30 March 2012
40. Gloucestershire
(Local Awards)
Gloucestershire Media Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/Hartpury-College/Hartpury-News/News-August-2011/The-2011-Gloucestershire-Media-Sports-Awards,-organised-by-the-Citizen-and-Gloucestershire-Echo,-has-been-launched-at-Hartpury-College.-/ ...
Created on 30 March 2012
41. Flintshire
(Local Awards)
Flintshire Sports Personality of the Year Awards http://www.youngflintshire.co.uk/en/news/flintshire-s-awards-2012/06097.html Presentation: March  ...
Created on 30 March 2012
42. Essex
(Local Awards)
Colchester Sports Awards http://www.gazette-news.co.uk/sport/colchester_sport_awards/introduction/ Presentation: February   Epping Forest District Sports Awards http://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/news/2011/sports_award.asp ...
Created on 30 March 2012
43. Durham
(Local Awards)
County Durham Sports Awards http://www.eastdurhamtrust.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&;view=article&id=1292:nominations-open-for-county-durham-sport-awards&catid=13:news&Itemid=41 ...
Created on 30 March 2012
44. Devon
(Local Awards)
Express & Echo Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.exetersportsawards.co.uk/ Presentation: January   North Devon Journal Sports Awards http://www.thisisnorthdevon.co.uk/Time-reveal-year-s-sporting-contenders/story-13493243-detail/story.html ...
Created on 30 March 2012
45. Derbyshire
(Local Awards)
Amber Valley Active Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.derbyshiresport.co.uk/sports_awards/winners/2011_district_awards/amber_valley/default.asp   Bolsover District ...
Created on 30 March 2012
46. Cumbria
(Local Awards)
Barrow Borough Sports Awards http://www.barrowsportscouncil.org.uk/ Presentation: November   Carlisle Sports Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.activecumbria.org/carlisle-sports-awards ...
Created on 30 March 2012
47. Cornwall
(Local Awards)
Cornwall Sports Awards http://www.cornwallsportspartnership.co.uk/events/sports-awards/sports-awards-11                 Presentation: ...
Created on 30 March 2012
48. Cheshire
(Local Awards)
Cheshire & Warrington Awards http://www.cwsportspartnership.org/events/cheshire-and-warrington-sports-partnership-awards Presentation: October   Cheshire East Sport Awards Includes disability ...
Created on 30 March 2012
49. Cambridgeshire
(Local Awards)
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Sport Partnership 'Living Sport' Awards Includes disability sport categories http://www.livingsport.co.uk/player/sports-awards/10749/winners-2011 Presentation: November ...
Created on 30 March 2012
50. Buckinghamshire
(Local Awards)
Bucks Sport Awards 01296 585215 www.buckssport.org Presentation: November  ...
Created on 30 March 2012

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