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Black Friday: Raise Funds for Free!

Black Friday Raise Funds for Free for Metro as you shop

With over £1.4 billion spent across Black Friday weekend, it’s a great opportunity to raise money for Metro Blind Sport with every online purchase you make, and, it’s completely FREE! If you use easyfundraising when shopping online, retailers like Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS,, eBay, Boden, and M&S will then make a small donation to say, “thank you”.

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Photo Exhibit by Blind Photographer

SCIENCE IS NOT BLIND registered Blind photographer

‘Science is not blind’ is a photography exhibition displaying work by David Katz, Susan Meyer and Adrian Korsner. Tuesday 20th November 2018 Photography Exhibition Open 6pm – 8pm
Venue: Camden Image Gallery,174 Royal College Street Camden, London, NW1 0SP

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VI Talk Link Day – 24 Nov!

VI Talk link day at the TPT Hub 24 Nov

VI Talk are holding a second Link Day at the Pocklington Trust Hub. So far we have confirmations from Amy Edgar from Transport for London and Roy Smith to speak at the event.

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Sailing: Taster cruises for new VI crew!

Sailing - Taster cruises for new VI crew in 2019

Dates for our VI cruises in 2019 from The East Anglian Sailing Trust (EAST),  for you to put on your new calendars!  Please note the June weekend cruise and the 2-day cruises are primarily taster cruises for new VI crew. If you know of anyone who would like to try sailing please give them my details.

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New Tech for Glaucoma Treatment

Innovative Tech for Glaucoma Treatment

The Purdue University glaucoma drainage device is built with microactuators that vibrate when a magnetic field is introduced. Purdue University researchers have invented a new smart drainage device to help patients with glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world, as they try to save their eyesight.

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