News for vision impaired people

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

Cricket: Tough Draw on Beautiful but Tricky Wicket

Metro cricket team group photo

Metro travelled to the beautiful Sussex ground at Blackstone on a day where the conditions for cricket would have been excellent in the wind had been a little more gentle and less gusty. There was warm sunshine all day but with enough cloud cover to keep the temperature in check.

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Athletics Open to all – not just London!

Close up photo of a guide in yellow and a junior runner in a red Metroteeshirt holding a tether and running on the track at an Athletics Open in the Sun Text Says Athletics Open is back - 11 June 2022 Join us for a Fun Day: For more info Call 07966 260089.

Our Athletic Open on 11 June 2022 at the Mile End Stadium is open to all the UK! Hurry Limited subsidised accommodation left! Join us for a fun day for all the family!

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New CEO for Metro Blind Sport

Photo of Tracie Tappenden over a dark blue blue background with a white spotlight angle light right to left with the text saying New Metro CEO Tracie Tappenden on the left

Metro Blind Sport, the London based charity, which creates fun, accessible sport and physical activity opportunities for blind and partially sighted people, has just appointed Tracie Tappenden as its new CEO.

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Ballroom Dancing in Westminster – Starts 12 June!

Photo of man in black and women in a red dress Ballroom dancing in a large ornate hall with red and gold panneling

We are working with partners Step Change Studios to deliver weekly ballroom dance classes for blind and partially sighted people.

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Walk in the Park: London Fields – 1 June 2022

Photo of a large tree with arching branchs high to low from left donw to the right with a lot of people o lying on the grass in the sum - ext says Walk in the Park

Our weekly walks will take place across different parks in London. Our walks are free, fun, and friendly – perfect to help you get active and meet new people. If you would like to know more, To book or find out more,  please contact Lucy Simper lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org  or call 07966 260089

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