|Posted by Martin on April 28, 2013 at 11:55 AM||comments (1)|
On Wednesday 24th April I went to meet staff from NHSBT to talk to them at Norwich City Football Club about my experiences about being a reciepient.
If you would like someone to come and give a talk to your group/company about giving (and recieving!) blood please contact me via my contact page (sorry, Norfolk, UK only)
|Posted by Martin on December 8, 2012 at 9:10 AM||comments (0)|
I am looking to set up a cycle buddy scheme, but before Ido this, I would like to find out if people would use it. In order to do this I have put together a fewquestions...’
The idea of the Buddy scheme is for disabled cyclists whowish to participate in cycling but want to have someone to accompany them foreither just for company or so they feel safe. This scheme will only currentlybe for those who own their own bikes/adaptive bikes.
Those accompanying the person will be an abled bodiedperson who will have volunteered to be a buddy.
This would purely be a social ride, not cycle training soboth parties so no cycling trainer would be necessary.
I would like to find out a) the number of disabledcyclists b) if there is an interest in such a scheme.
I would be grateful if you could complete the survey. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/37NTRGG
Thank you for your help
|Posted by Martin on December 7, 2012 at 12:10 PM||comments (0)|
I am running a challenge leading uptil Christmas to encourage 100+ people to sign up to donating blood. For more details go to http://www.martinsymons.com/martinsbloodchallenge.htm
Please supportt me in this.
|Posted by Martin on September 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
I went to the Disabled Motoring UK Awards on Friday 16th September at the Goodwood Hotel in Chichester. I received the Highly Commended award in the O.A Denly Memorial Award category,
Thanks to whoever nominated me and to Disabled Motoring UK for the Award.
|Posted by Martin on August 29, 2011 at 12:30 PM||comments (0)|
Here's my latest article from Disability Horizons
|Posted by Martin on August 13, 2011 at 6:15 AM||comments (0)|
I have been nominated and shortlisted for the Disabled Motoring UK's O.A Denly Memorial Award. The awards ceremony is on Friday 16th September when the winners will be announced at the Goodwood Revival festival.
|Posted by Martin on July 10, 2011 at 6:37 AM||comments (0)|
I have taken delivery of my new boma in time for the Devon Coas to Coast ride on Thursday. Visit the Photos page to see photos
|Posted by Martin on July 7, 2011 at 2:44 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Martin on March 14, 2011 at 8:44 AM||comments (0)|
On Friday 11th March, I showed the long version of the award winning Short film 'Being Martin' to raise funds for the Boma Appeal. The evening raised £70.
At the end of the evening, Chris Swiff, Founder and Managing Director of Molten Rock who make the Boma announced that I am a proud owner of a Boma for the amount I've raised so far
Picture below: Martin (left) and Chris Swift
Thank you to all who have made this possible
|Posted by Martin on February 25, 2011 at 5:20 AM||comments (0)|
Being Martin is going to be shown at the Heart of Gold Film Festival in Australia on 17th March