In the winter of 2014 I had the opportunity to combine two of my biggest passions; Supporting people with learning disabilities to be active members of the community; and, of course, netball.
The opportunity arose when Swindon District Netball Association and GLL appointed a new ‘Netball Development Officer’, Mo Squires.
When I received Mo’s e-mail I had a proverbial ‘light bulb moment’! Would a learning disability netball team come under ‘netball development’ I wondered… I sent a reply to Mo suggesting this; to say the response was positive would be an understatement! We were both so excited about the idea and our first conversations cemented our commitment to the cause. CLICK HERE to download the full document
(written by Annie Baker)