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Solutions to Everyday Living! 6th Sept – RNIB

Solutions to Everyday Living! 6th Sept - Action for Blind people and the RNIB

Do you have a sight problem and need help with accessing printed material, a computer or a mobile phone? If the answer is YES, then come to this event where you will find:First hand help from experts in Access Technology
Demonstrations/Exhibition of the latest Video magnifiers, Reading scanners, Note-takers, keyboards, Braille displays,Accessing Smart phones and tablets, Advice on in-built accessibility features. For more info contact Paresh Jotangia at Action for Blind People London and the South East Office; Tel: 0207 391 2151

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Fully Inclusive Fun Push/Run + Free Family Festival – 4th Sept

Everybody in Parallel London 4 September 2016

Fully Inclusive Fun Push/Run + Free Family Festival – 4th Sept https://parallellondon.com/signup

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The “How I See video” from RNIB

93% of people registered blind or partially sighted can see something. However, when people see a blind or partially sighted person with a cane or a guide dog, they assume that they can’t see anything which is often not the case. Youtube video below  

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Blind & Vision Impaired Tennis Awards – Deadline for nominees -12th Sept

Tennis Foundation 2016

This year’s VI Tennis awards are coming up soon, please vote for your VI Tennis volunteers, Coaches and clubs, so that the Tennis foundation can recognise and award them, for all their hard work and dedication.

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Cricket: Ten Short – Just Ten Short

Metro Cricket Team

It seemed as if Mo Ghalib had secured a draw for Metro at Sussex on Saturday; he had batted very carefully and patiently for over an hour and a half, facing 92 balls for his 50, and then he just popped the ball over the ring of total fielders to Dan Field at mid-wicket and was caught with just ten balls left in what had become an absorbing match. Metro had taken a rather below full strength side with just nine players to the beautiful Sussex ground at Blackstone looking for a win to give them a chance of winning the BCEW league and the day, at the ground, had started well as Rory called “tails” correctly to win the toss and had asked the home side to bat first.

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