Having stunned the world, and Hitler, by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens returned to America and found himself locked out due to the colour of his skin. Part of the racial discrimination he was on the receiving end of meant that, even when he attended events that were being…

In the lead up to the 2016 Paralympics we’re re-visiting the inspirational and moving stories we published about the 2012 athletes. ‘Inspirational’ is over-used and frequently a cliché for anyone with a disability but these stories are that and more – they sent shivers of pride throughout the BBS team!! Last week we heard from…

We can’t believe it’s the 2016 Paralympics already and we make no apology for re-visiting the inspirational and moving stories we published about the 2012 athletes. ‘Inspirational’ is over-used and frequently a cliché for anyone with a disability but these stories are that and more – they sent shivers of pride throughout the BBS team!!…

In the past we’ve written about accessibility at festivals across the UK but we needed an update for 2016. So we’re grateful to friend of BBS, journalist Alex Taylor who writes for Metro.co.uk, who withstood the weather, the mud, the beer, to write this update on London festival Field Day, to assess their accessibility. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………