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Runner & guide dogs run marathon

Blind runner & guide dogs run a half marathon

Thomas Panek and his running guide dogs Westley, Waffle and Gus made history on Sunday in the 2019 New York City Half Marathon.Panek, the president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, was the first blind runner to complete the half marathon with guide dogs.

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MMARAP’s Programme for RSBC!

MMARAPs Programme for RSBC

Mixed Martial Arts for Reform and Progression (MMARAP) worked with the Royal Society for Blind Children to provide a tailor-made programme that helped to develop and improve the confidence of blind children and make them feel safer in public.   

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Les Miserables: Audio described!

Les Miserables Audio described with VICTA

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Les Misérables is now touring the UK, stopping at Milton Keynes Theatre where there will be an audio described performance on Wednesday 22 May.

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Rotary & Essex Disability Games

Rotary East London & Essex Disability Games - 19 May

Exciting Indoor Activities include: BOCCIA · BOWLS · TABLE TENNIS DARTS · BAGATELLE · STICK BALL · QUOITSWHEELCHAIR SLALOM · NEW AGE KURLING email hilary.wrightman@gmail.com

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First Driverless pods trial!

First Driverless pods trial with Blind Veterans UK

Aurrigo teams up with Blind Veterans UK to launch the world’s first driverless pods trial for disabled people original article by  icavcluster.com A Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist is kick-starting a ‘world first’ trial showcasing how autonomous technology can deliver improved mobility and independence for people with health conditions and disabilities.

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