North Devon club honoured at inaugural BASH Awards

PUBLISHED: 10:39 08 March 2017 | UPDATED: 10:39 08 March 2017

Barnstaple Ability FC at the BASH Awards on Saturday.

Barnstaple Ability FC at the BASH Awards on Saturday.

Archant

Barnstaple Ability FC were honoured at the inaugural BASH Awards at Exeter City’s St James Park on Saturday

Barnstaple Ability FC were recognised for their achievements over the last year at the inaugural BASH (Be active, be safe, be healthy) Awards .

The awards ceremony, designed to recognise the achievements of disabled people in the county, took place at Exeter City’s St James Park on Saturday.

The awards were presented by Devon and Cornwall Police’s Chief Superintendent Jim Colwell.

Club member Daniel Dibble won the category for taking up a new sport or activity.

Daniel took up football for the first time this season, and his boundless energy and enthusiasm helped him win the award.

Barnstaple Ability’s women’s football team were runners up in the same category.

The team formed this season, bringing together a squad of players with a range of different abilities and learning difficulties.

Other Sport Stories

Mon, 14:52

Familiar faces scoop the honours on Sunday as 750 take on gruelling long-distance courses

Read more
Thursday, June 22, 2017

North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Blues were crowned champions of the water on a sun-soaked Saturday in Bideford

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The home side dominated the water on a scorching Saturday, but there was a strong showing from the other North Devon clubs too

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boyhood fan of club becomes stadium sponsor with two-year deal.

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Barnstaples’s batsmen put on a show against Kentisbeare, and despite a loss for Braunton, captain Dan Brierly found some positives

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hatherleigh’s 100 per cent run in the A Division season continued on Saturday against Chudleigh

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Instow side picked up a well-earned win against the league’s front runners

Read more
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

First North Devon derby between the two sides in the B Division ends with a Bideford win.

Read more
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

This week’s Hayes Garden Machinery North Devon Cricket League round-up

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 13°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications