News for vision impaired people

Topics covered include Sports, Events,  VI technology and VI campaigns.

ELVis at the Big Half Video!

Elvis big half YouTube Video

On Sunday 4th March, the East London Vision team (Masuma, Nicola & Ray) with family and friends attended London’s first ever The Vitality Big Half Marathon, a 13.1 mile route starting at Tower Bridge and ending at the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich.

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New “Find a Guide” – Updated!

Find a Guide Updated

We’ve made some changes to Find a Guide to hopefully make things even easier and more accessible for both visually impaired runners and guide runners.

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BBS: Have a Go Day Cambridge

BBS Have a go Day

We are delighted to announce British Blind Sport’s Have a Go Day programme is coming to Cambridge!  Working in partnership with Living Sport and Cam Sight, the event will take place at Cambridge Regional College Sports Centre, Cambridge on Sunday 29th April from 9.30am to 3.30pm. for further details please contact Alex Pitts, Participation Officer on telephone:  07929 356428 or email

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Metro’s Tennis Videos Coming Soon!

Metro Blind Sport Tennis Videos Being Filmed

The aim of this film and those which will follow is to educate the sector and key partners on how to set up, play and Coach the VI game. We covered …….Court set up, equipment – rules, Coaching Drills and most importantly the fun aspects of the game and why it is so successful for blind and partially sighted player alike.

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Accessible Leisure Centres Survey

BBS Accessible Leisure Centre Survey

UK Deaf Sport and British Blind Sport are working in partnership to better understand people with hearing and/or visual impairments and their use of leisure centres to help develop accessibility recommendations for leisure operators nationwide. We would be very grateful if you could answer a short survey linked below to help us achieve our objectives.

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