News for vision impaired people

Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events,  VI technology and VI campaigns.

Christmas Freedom Night 13 Dec

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!

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BBS UCLan & TPT Research Together!

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.

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Myth-busting Monica!

Myth-Busting Monica - an insight into just one day of my life!

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. 

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Looking for Mystery Shoppers!

Disability Rights UK is 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!

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Mike Brace: RNIB Lifetime Award

Mike Brace the winner of the RNIB's lifetime achievement 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!’”

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