Sports chair joy for Jamie

PUBLISHED: 12:00 17 May 2014

Jamie Dyer with his new sports wheelchair.

Jamie Dyer with his new sports wheelchair.

Archant

A budding young sportsman from Honiton has been overwhelmed by the support from the community which has enable him to purchase a specialist sports wheelchair.

Jamie Dyer, who suffers with cerebral palsy, is getting to grips with his new club sport wheelchair, which will help him get the most out of his basketball training.

The total cost of the specialist chair was £1,158. Jamie received generous donations from family and friends, Richard Marker of the Combe Estate, and the Mullins Trust and Battishorne Trust towards the chair.

Jamie’s mum June said: “Jamie would like to say a big thank you for his new club sports chair he will be able to get a lot more out of the basketball training.

Jamie trains with the Exeter Otters’ wheelchair basketball junior development team. If anyone is interested in finding out more about the Exeter Otters call June via the Midweek Herald on 01392 888485.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 16:42

Police believe it to be that of missing Lyme Regis man Derek Richard Powell, aged 45

Read more
Yesterday, 14:47

Mums travel free to mark their special day

Read more
Yesterday, 13:02

Committee desperately needs to find a new storage site for its award winning queen’s float

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35

Drinks company is fast becoming the toast of the English wine making industry

Read more
Yesterday, 15:04

An Exeter based ecology business has discovered a rare species of bat roosting in East Devon.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:43

First time offenders could avoid conviction as part of GPS Pathfinder, a new scheme being rolled out by Devon and Cornwall Police in June

Read more
Tue, 16:57

Derek Powell’s car is found in a layby near a wooded area at Monkton Wyld

Read more
Tue, 16:45

Richard Delderfield travels to Buckingham Palace to collect his medal

Read more
Tue, 16:27

East Devon residents are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in time for this year’s Devon County Council elections.

Read more
Tue, 16:02

Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence and his team discuss the running of the lifeboat station with local officials

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications