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Travel Advice from London Vision

Travel Advice from London Vision

Please be aware that this travel advice has been collated from several sources, including Transport for London and National Rail. This advice was accurate at the time of writing (1 July 2020) but could change at any time.

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TPT welcomes Disabled Students’ Allowance reform

TPT welcomes Disabled Students’ Allowance reform

Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) welcomes the announcement made yesterday by the Minister of State for Universities, Michelle Donelan, indicating significant changes to Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA).

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SalesForce running 5k for Metro Blind Sport!

Salesforce UK runs 5K to Raise 5k for Metro Blind Sport!

Please help the Amazing Salesforce BDR Public Sector Team – who will be completing a 5k run to raise £5k for Metro Blind Sport You can donate to their fundraising effort using this link: http://blindsport.uk/ShareRaiseRun

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Improving Physical Activity in Young Adults

Study: Improving Physical Activity in Young Adults Living with Disabilities

What is the purpose of the study? To recognise the barriers of physical activity for young adults. These studies are imperative to assist researchers in developing strategies to limit potential barriers and enhance facilitators to ultimately increase physical activity in young adults live with disabilities and improve their health and quality of life. Email J.Haley-19@student.lboro.ac.uk

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Metro Blind Sport – Coronavirus Update May 2020

Coronavirus: Metro Activities suspended until further notice!

Metro Blind Sport have made the decision to furlough or redeploy most of the staff for the next few weeks. -We understand that this comes at a difficult time for our members, volunteers, coaches, partners and the whole sport and physical activity community. However, the difficult decision has been made in consultation with our board of trustees and major funders.

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