News for vision impaired people

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

Volunteers needed for Station Collections!

Blurred background image of inside of waterloo station with two red Metro Blind Sport Collection boxes framing this text in the middle "Volunteers Needed For Collection at Waterloo Station 26 August 2022"

Metro have the go-ahead to do a collection at Waterloo train station on 26  August from 7 am (catch the commuters!) until 7 pm.  As you can imagine, these opportunities help us to raise money to continue to provide support for sporting and social activities across London. We will have a schedule so you can do as long or as short as you like!

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Aquabats Updated Timetable of Upcoming Events!

Four small photos of wal pub lunch Narrowboat and two people Sailing Text says Aquabat sport and social club for blind people

The possible upcoming strikes have caused some changes to the programme.  To give you an idea, this is what is going to happen.

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Job Opportunity: Self-employed Tennis Coach!

Image of a spot light on a stage on the metro blind sport logo and text says Job Opportunity with Metro Blind sport Self-employed Tennis Coach - Photo of a player with racket in the air and player is about to serve

Metro Blind Sport is looking for a self-employed Tennis Coach based at Islington Tennis Centre in Middlesex. If you are keen to get involved in a really rewarding coaching opportunity, please send your CV to

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Metro Bowls Pairs 2022 – Results and Photos!

Group photo of Metro Bowlers outside Ravenscourt Park Bowls Club House at the Metro Bowls Pairs Competition 2022

Last Saturday, 12 of the Metro bowlers participated in a round-robin pairs’ competition at Ravenscourt Park on a very hot day.

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Cricket: The Line Belongs to the Umpire!

Group photo of the Metro Devils team on the grass smiling in sun

A lesson for both teams to learn from the BCEW south and west regional T20 quarter-final where the Devils played Surrey on Sunday. In a game where all no balls result in a free hit, there were 24 bowled in this match with many proving to be more costly to the sides than the single penalty run… Match report by Paul Toplis

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