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Nick Clegg recognises ‘outstanding work’ with Paralympic invitation

August 29, 2012 5:13 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Thanks to being nominated by the Deputy Prime Minister, Elle Bradley-Cox and Matthew Turner from WORK Ltd will be watching swimming events at the Olympic Park.

Sheffield based WORK Ltd creates opportunities for people with learning disabilities to develop life skills which helps to build confidence, self-esteem and encourages each individual to strive to reach their potential.

26 year old Elle and 18 year old Matthew have both volunteered at the WORK Ltd centre on Ringinglow Road.

Elle said: -

"I am overjoyed to be representing WORK Ltd at the Paralympic games. When we heard that Nick Clegg had chosen our charity we couldn't believe it, we were overwhelmed. It's a fantastic opportunity, and one that I hope to tell my grandchildren about."

Nick Clegg MP said:-

"I have been a longstanding supporter of WORK Ltd and the outstanding work they do to help improve the lives of people.

"Sheffield has so many good causes that rely on help from local people like Elle and Matthew, it is fantastic to be able to recognise this work and give something back."