News for vision impaired people
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Women’s VI and Blind Football – Sat 16 July!
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 07787504237Continue Reading
Metro Bowls Pairs 2016
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.Continue Reading
Great Run Local Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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 requiredContinue Reading
Summer’s Here – The Showers Prove It
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 …Continue Reading
Metro Bowlers at the V.I.B.E. Nationals
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).Continue Reading