Disability day returns to Hove

Sussex have announced their annual disability day will be returning in 2016
Sussex have announced their annual disability day will be returning in 2016
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Sussex Cricket have announced that their annual disability day will make a return yet again in 2016.

The event, which will take place on Monday May, 16 at Hove Cricket Ground, is one of the largest mass participation events in the South East for people with disabilities and reinforces commitment to making cricket accessible to communities and individuals across Sussex.

Sussex’s disability day aims to promote participation in cricket through a variety of fun and innovative activities where we focus on ability, not disability. The event is open to schools, day centres, community groups and individuals.

Attendees will be able to get involved in a wide variety of activities including coaching zones run by qualified coaches, The Lord Taverners Table Cricket Single Wicket competition and the Sussex Cricket Inflatable “Fun Factory”.

Managing Director for the Sussex Foundation Tim Shutt is delighted to see the event return yet again this year and said: “The vision of the foundation includes ensuring opportunities to participate in cricket are genuinely open to all and there will be no better example of this than on May 16.

“Over the last six years, the event has always been well attended and has been an extremely fun, enjoyable day for all involved.”

Anyone wishing to get involved with the Sussex Foundation disability day should contact cricket development manager Roger Newman via roger.newman@sussexcricket.co.uk.

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