Entries by Hugh Felstead

Diverse Abilities Thank Inspirational People

Diverse Abilities has launched its second ‘Awards and Thank You Reception’ to acknowledge the inspirational people that are connected to the Dorset-based charity that supports children and adults with profound learning and physical disabilities in the county. Anyone and everyone in Dorset can nominate an inspiring person or group that is either a Diverse Abilities […]

Tee Off in Aid of Diverse Abilities

Poole Bay Rotary will be hosting a charity golf day at Bulbury Woods Golf Club in aid of Coping with Chaos, one of the services run by Dorset’s disability charity Diverse Abilities and Victoria School, another local charity that support children with disabilities. The event will take place on Thursday 7 May and will be […]

Join in Diverse Abilities 60th Celebrations

Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, is celebrating 60 years of making a difference in 2015 and is looking for individuals or teams to fund-raise for the charity by taking part in a 60 themed challenge. Those that are up for taking part in the charity’s ’60 for 60’ initiative will be supporting children and adults […]

Run in Colour for Diverse Abilities

Run, walk, skip or jog your way around two fun and colourful courses – Run or Dye and the Electric Run – in aid of Dorset’s disability charity, Diverse Abilities during its 60th anniversary year. The Run or Dye 5k event, taking place on 11 July at Kings Park in Bournemouth, will see participants dressed […]

Give Back this Lent

Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, is asking for support from the local community to ‘give back’ this lent as part of the national campaign, 40 Acts of Lent, from Wednesday 18 February.  Diverse Abilities has created its own ’40 days 40 ways’ to give back to the charity that supports children and adults with disabilities, […]

Take on an ‘Oarsome’ Challenge

Diverse Abilities is gearing up for its annual Chinese Dragon Boat Race taking place across Poole Park’s lake on Sunday 19 July between 10am and 3.30pm. The event, supported and sponsored by Spectrum Housing Group, will be raising vital funds for the charity that supports children and adults with disabilities in Dorset. Teams are being […]

Swap Life’s Luxuries for Bare Basics

Dorset disability charity, Diverse Abilities Plus, is giving 24 men and women the chance to take part in its five-day survival challenge from Saturday 19 – Wednesday 23 September 2015 for its fourth annual Castaway Challenge. The fun and challenging event is perfect for individuals, groups of friends or why not nominate someone from your […]

Take on Sky High Challenge

Diverse Abilities is looking for local people to take part in an exhilarating challenge this year, during its 60th anniversary. The charity that supports children and adults with profound physical and learning disabilities, across the county, is holding its fourth ‘Harbourview 110ft Abseil’, this year sponsored by Hoburne Holiday Park, overlooking Poole Harbour on Sunday […]

Don’t Knock It Until You Try It!

Join Dorset’s disability charity, Diverse Abilities, for its third ‘It’s a Knockout’ competition on Sunday 28 June at Lodmoor Country Park in Weymouth, from 1.30pm. Relive the magic of TV’s greatest tournament while raising money to support children and adults with disabilities in the whole county, and their families. Supported by Weymouth & Portland Borough […]

Come and ‘Make a Break for It’

Diverse Abilities is looking for teams to take part in its ‘Make a Break for It’ challenge where participants will have the chance to go on a spontaneous 36 hour weekend away, with no idea where they may end up! From Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 April teams of two to four people will battle […]