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Study on VI Running Outdoors During COVID-19

University Study on VI Running Outdoors During COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Central Lancashire and Solent University are investigating the impact of the coronavirus lockdown upon visually impaired (VI) runners. This study will explore VI peoples’ experiences of outdoor running and evaluate the impact of government measures –including two metre distancing – upon their participation

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Jesse Dufton – Climbing Blind – Zoom Chat – 16 July!

Jesse Dufton - Climbing Blind - Zoom Chat - 16 July!

Jesse Dufton, the first blind climber to lead climb the 449ft pinnacle of rock ‘Old Man of Hoy’, talks about his career and how his climber’s perspective has helped him achieve his goals.

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BCEW: Cancellation of 2020 Blind Cricket Season

BCEW Announce Cancellation of 2020 Blind Cricket Season

BCEW Announce Cancellation of 2020 Blind Cricket Season -We’re very sorry to have to inform everyone that after carefully examining the Return To Cricket Regulations and speaking with the ECB we have now reached the point where BCEW have no option but to call off all competitive cricket for the 2020 season. For the avoidance of doubt this does include the Development Festival.

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First Steps Goes National! – British Blind Sport

Take your child's First Steps towards a happy and active life!

At BBS we are helping children with sight loss get active with a free sport and fitness pack delivered straight to their door. Our First Steps pack helps children to build confidence, develop skills and, most importantly, have fun. Email: firststeps@britishblindsport.org.uk or Call: 01926 424247

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Travel Advice from London Vision

Travel Advice from London Vision

Please be aware that this travel advice has been collated from several sources, including Transport for London and National Rail. This advice was accurate at the time of writing (1 July 2020) but could change at any time.

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