Paralympic

14 Dec 2015
A Shropshire woman hoping to represent Team GB at next year’s Paralympics has been given a funding boost by UK Sport. Kelda Wood, who lives near Shrewsbury, is bidding to be part of the canoeing team at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio and is appealing for sponsorship to help her pursue her dream. She needs to raise £20,000 to be able to continue to train full-time, and is now only £9,000 off her...
09 Nov 2015
An inspirational woman from Shropshire who formed a charity to help young people turn their life around following major injury or illness will be the speaker at an awards ceremony next year. Kelda Wood established the charity, Climbing Out, to work with young people facing life-changing injury and illness after she herself was badly injured in a horse riding accident. Now, five years on, the...
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