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Hundreds compete in disability games

The Rotary District Disability Games are being held today in Scunthorpe with over 450 competitors taking part.

Competitors have travelled from across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire to take part. Events include Boccia, wheelchair races, table tennis, shooting and swimming. The Rotary Disability Games is organised by Rotary District 1270 club to give adults with a disability the opportunity to take part in competitive sporting activities.

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Disabled volunteers assess Sleaford's accessibility

A group of volunteers is heading out in Sleaford to find out how accessible the town is to people with a range of disabilities. Members of the North Kesteven Access Group will be analysing accessibility for those with visual impairments, physical or mental disabilities and those with pushchairs.

Their research will be published in a new access guide which will give information on how accessible shops and businesses are to residents and visitors. All shops, offices and commercial premises will be included and should expect visits from the team.

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