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Cricket: Metro Vs Lancashire - Nail Biting!

full article - By Paul Toplis

East London Vision Sight & Information Day

The Sight & Information Day is an opportunity to explore a range of daily living, technical, communication and mobility equipment that is suitable for people experiencing some form of sight loss.

Where: Epicentre, 41 West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ
For more information please contact ELVis on
Tel: 020 3697 6464

City of Leeds Tennis Tournament 2015 - Visually Impaired category

Closing date for entries is 28th June 2015

Date: Wednesday 22nd July
Venue: JCCS Tennis Centre,Middleton Grove,Leeds
,LS11 5DJ

Contact:Nicholas Smith

Please e-mail your entry to:

or post to:JCCS Tennis Centre, John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS11 5DJ

Islington Summer Barbecue Event - Highgate

When:Tuesday 21 July 2015 5.30pm – 8.00pm. You are welcome to stay after the official event finishes, but please be aware that volunteers will be leaving at 8.00pm

Where: The Woodman pub, 414 Archway Road, Highgate, N6 5UA.

Buses: 43, 134 and 263 all stop nearby.
Bus Stop: ‘Wood Lane/Highgate’
Tube Station: Highgate - Northern line (Very close to the pub)
Cost: There will be a £5 charge per service user for attending this event
If you would like to attend, please RSVP to
Contact: Email: or on 0208 090 9266 by 20 July 2015. Additionally, please let us know if you would like to be met at a bus stop or Highgate tube station. Volunteers will be available to assist at the event.

Have We Been Here Before: Part 3 - Sadly, yes – we have.

Yes; sadly indeed as Metro’s league game against Somerset was called off this weekend as a mark of respect from BCEW following the untimely death of Metro member and BCEW chairman David Townley

Athletic Open 2015 Results and Medal Winners

The Athletic open 2015 was a huge success

Have We Been Here Before: Part 2 Yes – we have!

Sunday morning at Waterloo with the station quite empty at ten o’clock; it certainly felt as if we had been here before with the last player in the team rushing up to the ticket barrier only just in time....

Metro Athletics Open 2015

Date: 20th June 2015
Venue: Mile End Stadium, Tower Hamlets

Download Form:Entry Form
Ian Francis (Metro - Sports Development Officer)
Tel. 07814 751643, Email.

Metro Bowls Pairs Tournament 2015

On the 13th of June, the Metro bowlers met at Ravenscourt Park to take part in their annual pairs tournament.

Experiences of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) on people with sensory impairments - NatCen Project

Researchers from NatCen Social Research are doing a project about the experiences of vision impaired people and people with combined hearing and sight loss. We are interested in the period of change for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants who are invited to make a claim for PIP.

The project will begin in Spring 2015 and will end in Summer 2016.

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