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BBS ‘scales up’ the See My Voice Programme!

British Blind Sport scales up their successful See My Voice programme

British Blind Sport ‘scales up’ their successful See My Voice programme! Following the success of the three year See My Voice programme that British Blind Sport developed to support blind and partially sighted young people achieve leadership skills through volunteering, we are delighted to announce that we have been selected by Sport England as one … Continue reading BBS ‘scales up’ the See My Voice Programme!

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Trustee Spotlight: Mark Russell

Photo of Mark Russell on a blue spotlight background with a faded photo on of mark in the middle of a foorball team huddle / meeting on the pitch laughing with the players text says Trustee Spotlight Mark Russell

I think we forget why we play in the first instance. It’s simple, it’s just that pure enjoyment of being out on a football pitch and running around with other like-minded people that enjoy playing football.

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Sailing: It’s nearly flaming June!

Sailing Update from VISA-GB!

Yes my lovely shipmates the water butts are overflowing, the welly boots cracked and leaking due to over use, even the digestives have got a bit soggy due to the constant downpours.  But we are smiling, yes smiling, as the sailing season is a’ starting.  At long last the shackles are off and we’re good … Continue reading Sailing: It’s nearly flaming June!

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Audio Described: Floor Yoga Class 3

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Audio Described Floor Yoga Class 1 with Claire Miller video.

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Cricket: 630 Days Earlier …

Group photo of the Metro Cricket team smiling with their 2019 BBS cup trophy and medals

So with puddles on the outfield and some slightly soggy patches of ground even on the square, it was fantastic that with a shorter boundary at the score box end to avoid the puddles a match was able to start at one thirty. There were nerves about how much play would be possible as the sky looked leaden and there was little breeze to help drying out to continue. Somerset won the toss and asked Metro to bat, with Matt Dean opening alongside Hassan Arif on debut.

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