News for vision impaired people
Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events, VI technology and VI campaigns.
Christmas Freedom Night 13 Dec
Get that festive Friday feeling with our Christmas Freedom Night! With our very own VI DJs, Christmas music, R&B and Hip-Hop, fun staff and volunteers; Let’s eat, drink, talk, dance and be merry! Spaces are filling up fast so book now to avoid disappointment! Please note, our last Freedom Night sold out with 50 guests!Continue Reading
BBS UCLan & TPT Research Together!
British Blind Sport is pleased to announce a year-long partnership with Thomas Pocklington Trust and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to undertake research investigating the physical development rates of children with sight loss compared to their sighted peers.Continue Reading
My name is Monica and I am a daughter, a mother, a charity fundraiser and a champion tennis player. In addition, I am blind. Monica Smith is the Fundraising Manager for vision foundation and Metro member and Trustee.Continue Reading
Looking for Mystery Shoppers!
Disability Rights UK are working with a major retailer in order to support them to better cater for their disabled customers. As part of this, we are looking for disabled people with a range of impairments to mystery shop their stores!Continue Reading
Mike Brace: RNIB Lifetime Award
Mike Brace, the winner of this year’s lifetime achievement award … In 1973 he founded the Metro Sports Club for the Blind. Later, he helped set up The British Paralympic Association, British Blind Sport and the British Ski Club for the Disabled… By showing what someone with a vision impairment can do, I’m hoping it might spur on other people with a VI to say, ‘Yes, I can do that too!’”Continue Reading