It takes two to tandem

Nikki Budd, a music teacher from Christchurch and her partner Mark Morley, will be getting on their tandem bike to ride 33 miles for regional charity Autism Wessex’s Bike Ride on Sunday 8 September. Nikki said: “We’ve been riding a tandem for the last eight years. As we both have bad hips, cycling is a…

Members put their oar in

‘Sense of freedom’ for visually impaired kayakers The chance to mess about on the water made a real splash with members of Dorset Blind Association at Blashford Lakes, near Ringwood recently when some were able to try kayaking for the first time. Under the watchful eye of instructors from Spinnaker Sailing Club, the visually impaired…