News for vision impaired people
Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events, VI technology and VI campaigns.
Guide for Rehabilitation Workers Supporting Blind & Partially Sighted Adults.
New Guide for Rehabilitation Workers Supporting Blind & Partially Sighted Adults. Martin Symcox, CEO of Metro Blind Sport said: “We are pleased to have contributed to this resource to support the important mobility work that Vision Rehabilitation Workers provide to their clients. It’s good to see the sector working together and listening to what is needed to upskill the workforce. We know that the pandemic has had an impact on levels of physical activity, and we hope that the simple exercises in the guide can be a starting point for increasing the confidence of blind and partially sighted people to be a little more physically active.”Continue Reading
Cricket: Tough Draw on Beautiful but Tricky Wicket
Metro travelled to the beautiful Sussex ground at Blackstone on a day where the conditions for cricket would have been excellent in the wind had been a little more gentle and less gusty. There was warm sunshine all day but with enough cloud cover to keep the temperature in check.Continue Reading
Sailing in Southwark with Tideway Sailability
We sail three days a week from April to October, plus special days by arrangement. It is rare that we have to curtail sailing because of the weather as our volunteers are hardy and we can reduce the size of the sails if it is windy. Please ring the sailing compound if you are unsure on 020 7237 1009 after 10.00 am. Be patient as obviously, the sailing activities take priority over answering a telephone!Continue Reading
Athletics Open to all – not just London!
Our Athletic Open on 11 June 2022 at the Mile End Stadium is open to all the UK! Hurry Limited subsidised accommodation left! Join us for a fun day for all the family!Continue Reading
New CEO for Metro Blind Sport
Metro Blind Sport, the London based charity, which creates fun, accessible sport and physical activity opportunities for blind and partially sighted people, has just appointed Tracie Tappenden as its new CEO.Continue Reading