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Women’s VI and Blind Football – Sat 16 July!

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is delivering women’s football sessions, supporting women who are partially sighted or blind, from the age of 14 upwards. taster session 16 July Contact: Peter Stone call 07787504237

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Metro Bowls Pairs 2016

Bowls Ravencourt Park

The annual Metro bowls pairs Tournament was held on Saturday the 18th of June at Ravenscourt Park.

All the bowlers turned up on time for a cuppa before starting the tournament just after 10 o’clock. The weather was kind to us, so no interruptions for rain this year. In the first round of games, the surprise result was Constance Unkuma, in her first tournament, along with her partner George beat Harish and Gordon 7-6.

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Great Run Local Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Great Run Local - every Sunday from 28 Aug 2016

On the last Sunday of every month it includes a taster session at 9am for people who are blind or visually impaired including guide runners for the 2km and 5km. Meet and Greet is also available if required

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Summer’s Here – The Showers Prove It

Metro Cricket Team

So could the cricket team get a full game in on a day where more showers were promised and the sky was never empty of at least a few menacing grey clouds? The game was a chance to try and get some revenge on Warwickshire having lost the BBS cup match to them at Highgate in June. Continued …

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Metro Bowlers at the V.I.B.E. Nationals

V.I.B.E Nationals Eric wins for the 10th Time with Amit

Eric Gallacher was particularly impressive – becoming B1 Champion for the tenth time since 2001. He and Amit Amin also lifted the B1 Pairs title. There were other good performances from Harish Kumrai (runner-up B2 Pairs), David Mears (B4 Men runner-up) & Maureen Ryan (B2 Ladies’ Runner-up).

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