Dr David Hindley from Nottingham Trent University's School of Education Sport and Leisure has told ITV News Central the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London last summer has helped raise the awareness of disability sports.
More top news
Bright or sunny spells across the region, especially in the morning but occasional showers are likely to develop in the afternoon.
A drier and brighter start to the day, but turning fairly cloudy by afternoon with showers or outbreaks of rain.
ITV News visits the rural county in the wake of the EU referendum result and finds increasing frustration with Britain's political leaders.