Essex Paralympic hero will pay a flying visit to Chelmsford

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Essex’s very own Paralympic gold medallist and world champion runner, turned television presenter Danny Crates will be making a flying visit to Chelmsford on the 23rd of November to meet shoppers and sign autographs and copies of his book, Danny Boy. Danny will also have his Beijing Torch with him and there will be opportunities for photos.

Danny will be there to support a stall at the High Chelmer shopping centre, promoting the International Day for People with Disabilities (IDPwD) event, taking place at Anglia Ruskin University on Saturday, December the 1st.

The Essex sports star will join volunteers selling programmes for the event, where he will be one of the key motivational speakers.

Susan Pattrick, CEO of Dancing Giraffe, a disability organisation that has organised the IDPwD event in association with Chelmsford City Council and Anglia Ruskin University said:

“We are delighted that Danny will be joining us, and are sure there will be a queue of people wanting to have their photo taken with him.

“Danny is symbolic of the amazing line up of inspiring speakers, athletes, artists and performers we have at IDPwD 2012.

“We hope lots of people will come and speak to us about how they can get free tickets for this amazing event on December the 1st.”

Danny Crates will be with the IDPwD team at High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford (close to the Primark store) on Friday, 23rd of November from 10am to 11am.

For more information and to book tickets for the International Day for People with Disabilities at Anglia Ruskin University on Saturday, December the 1st visit www.idpwd.org

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