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Bike Without Barriers

Bikes without barriers is an adapted cycling pilot programme taking place in the City of Stirling. Developed and delivered in partnership with Active Stirling and Forth Valley Disability Sport, with support from Stirling Council.

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FVDS Chairperson Position

Forth Valley Disability Sport is currently advertising to fill the position of FVDS Chairperson.

FVDS would like to thank Angus Whyte for all his hard work and support over the last decade.

Please read more the find out more about the role and on how to apply for the position. Csee attached above FVDS Role description for Chairpersons role. Closing date is 22 April 2022.

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Praise for school pupils and sport coordinators

School pupils and two community sports coordinators have been praised for their efforts to stay active during the pandemic by the Youth Sport Trust.

Youngsters from across Falkirk Schools, along with Active Schools coordinators Fiona MacKay and Lisa Male, were presented with the UK children’s charity’s Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award this week.

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Forth Valley Disability Sport Awards Night 2021

Forth Valley Disability Sport AGM and Awards

Forth Valley Disability Sport held their AGM and Awards online over Zoom on Monday 21 February 2022. The purpose of the award ceremony is to reward and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of athletes, coaches and volunteers in 2021.

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FVDS Hate Crime

Forth valley Disability Sport is an organisation where any form of hate crime is not acceptable and will ensuure that no one is effected by this. Police Scotland has received released a hate crime report during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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FVDS Awards 2020

Forth Valley Disability Sport successfully held their Annual General Meeting and Awards virtually over Zoom on Monday 22nd February 2021. The event was a triumph with over 45 in attendance including local, regional and national partners, sportscotland reps, Local Authority and SGB leads, clubs and volunteers. The purpose of the award ceremony this year was to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our athletes, coaches and volunteers in the surreal year of 2020.

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Nanairo Ekiden, big succes!

Last Sunday (8th March) the University of Stirling hosted Europe’s first ‘Nanairo Ekiden’ event as part of their annual Japanese Spring Series!

While the overall objective of the ‘Nanairo Ekiden’ (7 colour Japanese relay) series is to teach participants about the 7 Olympic/Paralympic values, this event additionally focused on emphasizing the importance of International Women’s Day within sports, whilst bringing Scottish and Japanese culture together.

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Forth Valley Disability Sport Awards Night 2019

Forth Valley Disability Sport held their Awards night at the Stirling Albert Halls on Monday 24th February 2020. The event was a great success with over 120 in attendance. The purpose of this award ceremony is to reward and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of athletes, coaches and volunteers in the year of 2019.

Angus Whyte, FVDS Chair Person, welcomed all the guests and conducted the AGM. Our buffet was then followed by speaker Aileen Neilson, Paralympic Wheelchair Curler, and Get Out Get Active project update from Lead Officer Eva Finlayson. Graham Harvey, FVDS Branch Coordinator, then presented the awards ceremony which briefly highlighted each of the achievements of the nominees from 11 categories of awards.

“This awards evening was one of the best, credit to Forth Valley Disability Sport and all those involved” Angus Whyte, FVDS Chair.

A big thank you goes to all our award sponsors listed below and a special thank you must go to Sheridan Property Consultants and Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire Councils provosts who sponsored the evening by providing the excellent venue and buffet for all attendees.

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