Coaching Challenges

Coaching Challenges

Another successful Dreamstore Academy has been delivered, this one at the excellent facilities of the Albrighton Trust near Wolverhampton. Over three weekends at Albrighton Moat, Academy participants worked through the twelve course modules, including the unique Disability Module and a final two days of assessments. Participants were referred from the […]

Academy focuses on disability support

Academy focuses on disability support

Our latest Dreamstore Academy is underway at Albrighton Moat, near Wolverhampton. The first weekend is complete, and just two more weekends to go, one in April, and one in May. This Academy has a particular focus on disability, making the Albrighton Trust facility a perfect location for delivering the course. There […]

Rewarding

Rewarding

In Scotland, the Blairgowrie team for Angling for Youth Development (AFYD) held its annual get together for young people, parents, volunteers and coaches at the end of November. Celebrating another successful year, the AGM was followed by a quiz and refreshments. John Cameron, co-ordinator for Blairgowrie AFYD says: “Acknowledging the […]

Still the best – Albrighton Moat

Still the best - Albrighton Moat

Not only the best, but sadly still one of only a handful of dedicated disability friendly fishing locations in the country. Dreamstore visited Albrighton Moat in the Spring to discuss a project that we had in mind. The place was looking little muddy and forlorn – a building site – […]

Regenerating near Bristol

Regenerating near Bristol

A visit to Mike Robbins, Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club, which has for many years undertaken outstanding work with young people on housing estates in Bristol. Mike has provided outdoor diversionary and engagement through angling for young people who have little other way of getting out from the urban environment. […]

Wheelchair accessible angling boats

Wheelchair accessible angling boats

Besides DreamstoreUK there are a lot of other great charities working hard to improve accessibility and engagement for anglers whether new or more experienced. From time to time Update will focus on one to help raise the profile of the great work being undertaken around the UK. Putting wheelchair accessible […]