Only two years ago, a PS100,000 state-of-the-art bedroom and wet room extension at Monksfield was funded through the Government's three-year Aiming High For Disabled Children
programme, which ended in 2011.
Arranged by Northumberland Sport as part of their Bringing the Games Closer project, and supported by Aiming High for Disabled Children
in Northumberland, this once in a lifetime experience brought the magic, spirit and the excitement of the Games closer to young people.
WHEELS FOR ALL: Funded by Aiming High for Disabled Children
, it aims to make cycling accessible to everyone.
These included Warwickshire County Council's Integrated Disability Service Parent and Carer Steering Group who agreed to fund pounds 180,000 for the project using money they received from central government's Aiming High for Disabled Children
: Short Breaks Programme.
Money has been allocated to the Kirklees Council's Young People's Holiday Activity Programme, which is designed to help local youngsters stay busy with sport, recreation, adventure activities, green projects and the arts The council's Young People's Service and Kirklees Aiming High for Disabled Children
Short Breaks programme have joined forces to allocate the money, pounds 50,000 of which is specifically for activities involving disabled young people.
Janet Heywood, aiming high for disabled children
lead, Bedford Borough Council
The trip to the Tamworth theme park was funded by Yorkshire Bank and Aiming High For Disabled Children
programme and a team of 32 volunteers joined them.
One of four similar networks set up in the Tees Valley, it is part of the Government's Aiming High for Disabled Children
Aiming High for Disabled Children
is offering grants to help groups and organisations start or improve schemes that increase the amount and range of activities available to young people with disabilities.
The scheme at Castle Wood School has been struggling since money from the city council and charity, Aiming High for Disabled Children
, was stopped in March.
"Being able to offer that simple pleasure to more families across the county is truly wonderful." Mr Day said: "I am hugely proud that the Aiming High for Disabled Children
programme in Northumberland was able to fund this project through its capital grant.
The Council's Young People's Service has joined forces with Kirklees Aiming High for Disabled Children
's Short Breaks programme to allocate money for projects during October half-term, the Christmas holidays and February half-term.