Screwfix Grant improves Denhale Centre Access

 DSY is celebrating after being awarded £4,574 worth of funding from The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and facilities for those in need. Kevan Halliday-Brown, Chief Executive of The Federation of Disability Sports Organisa... More

Employability Pilot Project a Huge Success

The first ever Employability Pilot Project, held at Shelley FC has come to an end. The project, designed by DSY, and run in conjunction with Huddersfield Town Foundation, and Leonard Cheshire Disability, saw adults with a disability attend a 13 week course, learning the various roles of running a community sports club, ... More

Opening Doors Kirklees – Updated Directory

 Thanks to Wayne Senior, Opening Doors Kirklees Ambassador, who is regularly updating this directory for us. Here's the latest verison:-Inclusive Directory of sport and Physical Activity in Kirklees 2018 October 2018 More

New sports club for young people with CP launches in Leeds

Please find attached some information about a new Sports Club for 18-25 year olds with Cerebral Palsy or similar conditions which may be of interest to you.It will run on Wednesday afternoons 1.30-3.30pm at Leeds Mencap, The Vinery Centre, 20 Vinery Terrace, Leeds LS9 9LU and the first session is this afternoon.The ... More

Latest DSY newletter now available!

The latest DSY newsletter is available to download now - see below to find out what we have been up to.Newsletter September 2018 More

Employability Students take up volunteer posts

Students from Kirklees on the first Employability Course at Shelley F.C.  Students Joe, and Tom at Shelley F.C. games, helping on the Turnstile, and to sell match programmes. Students on the innovative Employability Course have started taking up volunteering opportunities offered ... More

Football Kit Deals with FBT

DSY has an ongoing partnership with sportswear provider FBT. For every kit sold, a percentage is allocated to DSY to support our work in the region.FBT also supplies work wear/ staff uniform.Take a look at the FBT site for further details.https://www.fbtsports.co.uk/ More

Enrollment dates for Employability Kirklees Project now set

Details of how to enroll on the Employability Kirklees Course at Shelley Community Football club, have been launched. This is a pilot project run inconjunction with Huddersfield Town Trust.See this flyer for details.This is an exciting new project where adults with a disability will undertake various roles at the ... More

DSY to Launch Ambitious Project at Shelley F.C.

Disability Sport Yorkshire will this week launch an ambitious new employability project, at Shelley Community Football Club.The project, which has already been backed by Garfield Weston Trust and Awards For All, aims to engage young disabled adults who are not in employment, and provide training related to the ... More

Quiz Fundraiser a huge success

A quiz, held in support of DSY is expected to raise £1000. The quiz, organised by marathon runner, Stan Colomb, in advance of the London Marathon on Sunday, was held at the Adam and Eve pub in Homerton, East London. Stan,  plus Romiro colleagues Gavin Lewis and Ray Colomb will all run the 26 mile course in the ... More