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Junior Cricket in Leyton – Starts 10 Oct!

Silhouetted image of cricket players batting against a blurred indoor nets background with the lord Taveners Super 1s and Essex Cricket logos on the left

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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League Championship Celebrated & Confirmed in Style

Photo of the Metro team on the Cricket Pitch at the Northampton County Ground

Lancashire Vs Metro 2021 Metro travelled to Manchester and stayed overnight, despite a worrying weather forecast to play their final league match of the season. This was a rearranged match as the weather had been very wet on the originally scheduled date.
They arrived at the historic Werneth Cricket Club in the north of the city greeted by skies where the blue was chasing away the clouds after heavy overnight rain. Werneth has hosted high-quality Lancashire League and friendly cricket matches so has had both Sir Garfield Sobers and Phil Mustard play on the square.

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Goalball Junior Day – Croydon 26 Oct 2021

Photo of a Goalball Junior Day with goallball uk coaches and participants

Goalball Junior Day – Croydon, 26th October 2021 
The event is open to young people aged 8 – 16, of any sight level and to new or existing players.

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Open Disability Tennis Competition – 10 Oct!

Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition 10 Oct 2021

Defiant Sports Open Disability Tennis Competition Location: Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF Date: 10th October 2021 Time: 10am-2pm How to book: Book on Eventbrite by clicking HERE or by emailing info@defiantsports.org.uk / calling 07887755856.

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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 2nd October, 2-3pm venue: Southall Sports Centre, Beaconsfield Rd, UB1 1DP

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

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