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 […]

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 – […]

The latest spec.

The latest spec.

Nidderdale Angling Club in North Yorkshire was looking to update its ageing disabled angling platforms. Early designs didn’t quite seem right, and the Club contacted dreamstore to ask it we could supply any guidelines before it started to build.                       […]

Sight Lines

Sight Lines

Dreamstore has been working with the Royal National College for the Blind, specifically the RNC Angling Club, on a project which we hope to launch in 2015 – we’re calling the project ‘Sight Lines’. Hopefully, more of that later. Meantime, building up to that we have supported a complete makeover […]

Dreamstore Day 2012

Our 2012 Dreamstore Day is planned for the 24 March to be held at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford. This event combines a meeting place for all those in the voluntary sector who use angling in some way or other as part of their activities, with […]

Dreamstore Day in Scotland

Dreamstore started the year early with a training day for coaches working in the voluntary sector in Scotland. Organised in collaboration with Angling for Youth Development around thirty coaches and a number of volunteers attended a rewarding day looking at ‘Event Planning’, the ‘Challenges of Autism and Aspergers’ and ‘Telling […]

Dreamstore Day gallery is now available.

For all those who attended the excellent Dreamstore Day at Haydock Racecourse at the end of March there is gallery available at www.dreamstore.org/gallery/view/dreamstore-day-2011 to remind you of the great day we shared. The pictures take us through the day, from coffee on arrival… To presentations by Terry Yarnall on the Equality […]

RNC Angling Club a huge success.

Dreamstore's Nigel Hawkins presents a cheque to Barry Morris to support the work of the RNC Angling Club with the visually impaired.

The RNC Angling Club was created in 2007 after lead project office Pastoral Care at the Royal National College for the Blind, Barry Morris gained an angling coaching qualification at Dreamstore Academy.  Barry was supported by the BDAA and Dreamstore in establishing the Angling Club to provide angling teaching and […]

First Platinum standard accessible fisheries in England announced.

Wyvern Fishing Platform: fully accessible and inclusive fishing platform in urban location alongside leisure centre facilities run by Cheshire West and Chester Council in Winsord.

First of the reports from Dreamstore Day is the announcement of the first ever recipients of Platinum Standard awards in England, within its Accessible Fisheries Awards Scheme, all based in the North West. The three fisheries become three out of only four recognized Platinum Standard fisheries in the UK.   The three fisheries […]