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IT'S HERE!! The new website is finally up and running although there is still a fair bit of fine tuning required...Many thanks to our friends at Coreware for making it possible.


BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend for Young Amputees & Children with Limb Loss full!

Exciting developments for TEAM BADER CYCLING will be announced soon!


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We now have the BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days Schedule for 2014. We are delighted to be able to offer 9 different venues in the UK this year. Please check below for dates and then, if you’d like to register, scroll down to the form below. You will find access to a pdf Flyer beneath […]

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A great time had by all at the BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend at Calvert Trust, Kielder

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BADER BRAVES ADVENTURE WEEKEND at CALVERT TRUST KIELDER 11-13 April 2014 Well – what a wonderful time we all had at Calvert Trust, Kielder, last weekend. A big thank you to all who attended and made it such a heart-warming and inspirational weekend. We have held previous Adventure Weekends at the Calvert Trust both in […]

BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend Kielder – Only a week to go! (New information added)

Wrapped up warm canoeing on Kielder Lake.

Well – only another week to go before our BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend at the Calvert Trust, Kielder. I hope those of you going are looking forward to it and keeping everything crossable crossed for some decent weather. Hopefully it should be warmer than a previous Kielder adventure anyway! (That was in January!!) Hopefully you’ll […]

Volunteers needed for developing+testing handicap-adapted 2-wheel motorcycle

We’ve heard from Pete Tomkins that his company is looking for people to test a product that could enable people – amputees or otherwise – without the use of their legs, to use a motorbike more easily. Please see his message below and, if you’d like to take part in this trial for something that […]

Bader Braves
Bader Braves
BADER BRAVES: Supporting children with limb loss and other disabilities
Bader Info on Limb Loss
Bader limb loss info
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Bader Grants
BADER GRANTS: Practical support for those with disabilities
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Team Bader
TEAM BADER: Helping physically, psychologically and socially
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