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Wrexham set to host LTA VI Tennis National Finals for the 2nd Year in a row!

lydia Wrightson and Naqi Rizvi in action and the LTA VI tennis Nationals finals in Wrexham 2021

Wrexham Tennis Centre hosts the LTA’s Visually Impaired Tennis National Finals for the second year in a row this weekend as 36 athletes line up for three days of singles and doubles competition across a range of sight classifications from Friday, 18 to Sunday, 20 November.

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VI Tennis National Finals: Waved competition Prerequisite!

Two photos one of a tennis player returning the ball mid height, the other of players and a volunteer shaking hands over the net with the LTA logo top left all above a blue background with stacks of tennis balls, text says LTA: Vision Impaired Tennis National Final 2022 Update!

Due to low entries for the 2022 Visually Impaired Tennis National Finals, we have decided to wave the ruling that players must compete at one regional competition to attend.

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Audio-described tour of London Zoo – 2 Nov 2022!

Photo of the London Zoo map with the Eye Matter and audio descibed logo

Eye Matter is delighted to present A 2-hour audio-described tour of London Zoo to support blind and partially sighted people to get up close and personal with their amazing animals email with subject ‘Zoo’ or call Suzie on 07968722664

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Sports and Social Activities Support Intern 

Get set progress logo and image of a stage with red curtains, with the metro blind sport logo in a spotlight in the middle, with text saying internship with metro blind sport - sport and social activities support intern

Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) and RNIB are collaborating with charities in the sight loss sector to create new opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to find employment through the Get Set Progress Internship programme. Metro Blind Sport is delighted to be offering an internship as part of the Get set Progress scheme.

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London VI Blind Football Festival: 1 Dec 2022

A Poster for the London VI Blind Football Festival Thurs 1 Dec 11am - 2pm

A VI/Blind Football Festival will take place on Thursday1 December 2022 at Market Road Football Pitches, Market Road, N7 9PL, from 11 am-2 pm. the day will be led by Azeem Amir, England International Blind Footballer Register your interest here:

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