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Echo 4th Gen FREE for blind and partially sighted people!

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RNIB have approached VICTA as a partner to distribute a number of 4th Generation Amazon Echo devices as a FREE gift to blind and partially sighted people who would benefit the most! please email grants@victa.org.uk for further information. Please note, we will have limited numbers and eligible applicants will be awarded devices on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Supporting People with Sight Loss: Free Workshop

Photo shows a dance instructor in the front with two participants behind her doing a Dance Dosti class Text says: Dance Dosti - Supporting People with Sight Loss: Free Workshop

Fitness professionals are being invited to a free online workshop to gain practical guidance on how to successfully engage people with sight loss into their physical activity sessions. 

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Free Dance Classes for VI People in Ealing

Photo of a Dance Dosti Dancer smiling and holding her arms and hand out on front of her Text says Free Dance Classes for Visually Impaired People in ealing Saturday 2-3pm venue: Southall Sports Centre, Beaconsfield

Dance Dosti is a dance programme for visually impaired people. Join our free 12-week programme in Ealing, supported by Everyone Active. Saturdays Time:  2-3 pm Venue:  Southall Sports Centre, Beaconsfield Rd, UB1 1DP

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Para Athletics Sprints & Jumps Camps – 2/3 Oct!

Photo of jumping and running at a para athletic event with the text saying Para Athletics Sprints & Jumps camp age 11 plus 2 and 3 October 2021 time 10:30-1:30 pm

Are you inspired by the Paralympic Games and have an intellectual, visual or physical impairment? Come and join us on one or both of the below dates for the Para Athletics Ambulant Sprints & Jumps Camp

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Junior Cricket in Leyton – Starts 10 Oct!

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Sessions are aimed at 11-25 year old blind and partially sighted players. No previous cricket experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided. Support and advice will be on hand for participants and parents from players from Metro Blind Sport cricket teams, who play games in the regional and national visually impaired leagues.

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