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Bowls Nationals: Metro Wins 5 Cups!

Bowls Nationals Metro Wins 5 Cups!

On the 15th of June, 7 Metro bowlers along with their helper Miriam, travelled to Weston-super-Mare to attend the English National Bowls Tournaments…

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Leisure Fun Day 14 July!

Leisure Fun Day 14 July with the 2000 club

2000 Club:  Leisure Fun Day – 14 July 2019! Indoor activities will include: Boccia, Table Tennis, Darts, Uni-Kurl, Skittles and Target Bowls. Also Parachute games etc.

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Devils Lose Two and One

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Well the weather has improved and Metro have beaten Yorkshire twice, in the BBS cup at home and away in the league. The cup win means a home semi-final with the opportunity to avenge last year’s defeat in the final as Sussex visit on 6th July. The Devils have not taken up playing golf but did lose two players to injury, Ahmed unable to bowl after his first over had conceded just 8 runs and then at the start of the chase, Jack – who pulled up lame taking an easy single while running for Hassan.

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Martin Symcox: Sharing Best Practice!

The Importance of Sharing Best Practice

Simple changes can be made to increase participation of the blind and partially sighted community and these changes do not have to break the bank. Simple changes to how activities are advertised, basic visual awareness training for frontline staff, changes to session times and increased access to opportunities, could and would increase participation of blind and partially-sighted people in sport and physical activity.

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FA: England Talent Day 30 June

FA England Talent Day 30 June!

ENGLAND TALENT DAY An opportunity for young people aged 7-16 with the following impairments: Amputee, Blind, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf (male/female) or partially sighted.

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