Good evening all! What an eventful day it has been for The Shippey Campaign! We were kindly invited to this years CAFE (Centre for Access to Football In Europe) conference by Joyce Cook OBE, which is taking place in Paris, at the Stade de France. After arriving this morning and settling down for an extremely … More CAFE conference ‘Total Access, Total Football- Total Sense’
This morning we had a rather lengthy commute to our office! (Although, with it being half term, our boys thoroughly enjoyed accompanying mam and dad to work -along with added support from gran and Uncle Joe!) Our commute took us to the home of bagpipes…and of course, the reason we were there… Scottish rugby! Good … More Good Afternoon Murrayfield!
We had a rather enjoyable day on Sunday, in The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room, as Sunderland AFC won their first league match of the season! It was a great opportunity to take some updated photos for our gallery (most people were smiling!)
On a different note… I would like to say a BIG ‘Happy 40th Birthday!’ To Peter Shippey, my husband and Co-Founder of The Shippey Campaign. Over the past year, he has worked tirelessly to strive for equality for children and adults with sensory difficulties in sporting stadia, and was thrilled beyond words to achieve The … More Life Begins At 40?
It was a wonderful surprise to get a call from Anna Foster at BBC 5Live inviting us to chat to her on her Drive programme! After a few words from Peter, myself (Kate) and Louise Wanless from Sunderland AFC, we are pleased to be able to give you the link to listen in should you … More And Good Afternoon BBC 5Live!
We were thrilled to be in the studio at BBC Tees this morning, with many thanks to John Foster and Donna Haynes for having us! If you would like to her our segment, here it is: (02:07:47…. Ish!) BBC TEES – John Foster with Peter and Kate Shippey, Chris Waters and Tom Burke
It truly is a pleasure to see a nice write up about our success – especially when it’s from the club who are the first to provide viewing facilities! Thanks Sunderland AFC! *Write up in Sunderland V West Ham match programme 3/10/2015