Coach Paul Henderson (right) takes the Boccia course, pictured with Jean Lowe, Andrew Hardman and Chris Leishman (back)

County Durham scheme helping people with disabilities and their carers to get active

Move into Sport is launching a new series of beginners’ sports courses for people with disabilities and their carers

Athlete Steven Miller, with some of the photographs in the exhibition at Gateshead College, and his mother Ros

Photo exhibition captures a year in the life of Paralympian Stephen Miller

The 32-year-old gold medallist is preparing to defend his title at the European Championships on Tuesday

Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey

Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey to return to Northumberland for Cyclone event

Gold-medal-winning paralympian Dame Sarah Storey will be hoping for a win in the 2014 Curlew Cup, part of the Virgin Money Cyclone in Northumberland

Paralympic hero Stephen Miller awarded Freedom of Cramlington

Paralympic hero Stephen Miller accepted the Freedom of Cramlington award at a special ceremony last night

Stephen and Rachel Miller at the launch of their business Smile Through Sport

Paralympian Stephen Miller launches disability sport organisation

Paralympic champion Stephen Miller is encouraging other disabled children to follow in his footsteps after setting up a new sports scheme.

Leading disabled golfer Kevin Harmison

Leading disabled golfer Kevin Harmison feels let down by sponsors

Top disabled golfer Kevin Harmison feels he's being denied support by his sponsors Sweetspot

Josef Craig with his medals

Golden boy Josef Craig is floating on air

Golden paralympian Josef Craig arrived home to a warm welcome after smashing his own world record

David Weir won four golds at last year's Paralympic Games

David Weir to join best wheelchair athletes on planet for Tyne Tunnel 2k Race

34-year-old won four gold medals at last years Paralympic Games and will take part in the Tyne Tunnel 2k Race on the evening of September 13

Medal winners Josef Craig (centre) with Andrey Gladkov (l) and Jonathan Fox

Josef Craig jubilant as he smashes record

Paralympic hero Josef Craig has beaten his own world record and been crowned world champion

Dr Richard Pattman, Professor Peter Higgs and Erica Whyman

North East heroes recognised in New Year’s Honours List

Educators, fundraisers, lifesavers, entertainers and the man who gave his name to the “God particle” have all been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List

logo, Northern Rock

Let’s echo faith our bank puts in North

THE queues outside Northern Rock may have disappeared, but today The Journal calls for the North’s support for the bank to stay as strong as ever.

Manifesto will make industry stronger

CONSTRUCTION industry leaders have teamed up to help the region's builders sign up to a manifesto hoped to make the industry stronger.

A very happy Miller’s tale!

THE Tartan Games incorporated the Celebral Palsy (CP) Sport Grand Prix, which this year had the added importance of being an IPC-ratified event with athletes chasing qualification for the Beijing Olympics.

Cycling: Brit hails rebirth of Tour

British rider Bradley Wiggins hailed the rebirth of the Tour de France after an estimated one million fans lined the streets of London to create a huge carnival atmosphere.

Minister backs our marvellous museums

The North-East's cultural renaissance was yesterday recognised in Parliament as a top minister expressed hope that Gordon Brown will provide funding to underpin its future.

National athletics titles are the target

Young disabled athletes will be hoping that success in the North-East will take them to the National Championships later this year.

Let's bring Olympic athletes to Tyneside

An audacious bid to get the stars of the 2012 Olympics warming up for the event in Killingworth and North Shields has been revealed.

Special `first' for Tanni

A star-studded gala evening tomorrow night will celebrate the new Great North Run Hall of Fame.

Sport Awards: Duo get top award

Paralympic champion Stephen Miller was last night crowned Sports Personality of the Year at Sport Newcastle's 30th annual awards dinner.

Dame Tanni wins a place in GNR Hall of Fame

Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Britain's most successful Paralympian, will be one of six people to be inducted into the first ever Great North Run Hall of Fame.


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