Category Archives: Projects

2006 – 2007 – PORT-ER is founded

2006-2007… PORT-ER IS FOUNDED: PORT-ER was formed in 2006 in response to the world need for improving the standards of care for people who require the use of artificial limbs or splints – both in the UK and internationally. Some … Continue reading

2007-2008 PORT-ER Grants and PORT-ER Running Master Classes

2007-2008… PORT-ER UK grant: £500 was awarded to Moving Forward, a Prosthetics User Group at the Disablement Services Centre, St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth. The aim of the project is to create an information centre /point in the reception area of … Continue reading

2010 – 2011 4TH PORT-ER RUNNING MASTER CLASS AND PORT-ER INTERNATIONAL GRANTS

4th PORT-ER RUNNING MASTER CLASS: Sunday 20th March 2011, University of Bath, England, fulfilling the information and skills development requests of a number of amputees who wanted to learn to run and improve their technique. PORT-ER International Grant: £1,500 was … Continue reading

2011 – 2012 PORT-ER GRANTS, AWARD TO PORT-ER, RUNNING COACHING CLASS AND ONE LIFE – LIVE IT EXHIBITION

PORT-ER UK grant: £1,200 was awarded to amputee runner, Colin Edwards to take time out of work for the South West Coastal Path Challenge. He completed a 630 mile challenge run and slashed days off his target finish date. Colin … Continue reading

2012 – 2013 AWARD TO PORT-ER, PORT-ER INTERNATIONAL GRANT AND AMPUTEE RUNNING EVENT

2012-2013… AWARD TO PORT-ER: £9,999 was received following an application from PORT-ER to the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund at the end of the previous year for our Raising The Bar project. The project was needed predominantly to help PORT-ER develop … Continue reading