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Vision impaired & amputee runners needed for photo shoot – Thursday 9 & 25 June 2016

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We are looking for visually impaired runners with guides and amputees, unfortunately we can’t cover transport costs so if you live in the Battersea/Dartford areas that would be great. you don’t need to be super fit or sporty- runners come in all ages, shapes and sizes! Please contact Jenny O’Brien: Mobile: 07880 052151 Email: jobrien@englandathletics.org

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Blind & Visually Impaired Tennis Camps -Throughout 2016 from the Tennis Foundation

The Next Blind & Visually Impaired Tennis Camp is on 11th June at: Hills Road Sports Centre, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PF. There will be more venues and dates happening throughout the year, please check our website for details. http://www.tennisfoundation.org.uk

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Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC Music Day Bobby Friction show

Inner Vision Orchestra on BBC-Music Day Bobby Friction show on the BBC

Inner Vision Orchestra is an orchestra with a difference. Being composed entirely of blind and partially sighted musicians it’s the only one of its kind in the UK. Led by Baluji Shrivastav, they perform a range of world music including popular Bollywood numbers. As part of BBC Music Day they perform Kuch kuch Hota Hai for the Bobby Friction Show.

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Katie Crowhurst and her Swimming Journey!

Katie Crowhurst and her Swimming Journey

By December 2015 she final got one of these experiences when she was presented with 2 silver medals and a bronze medal on the podium at the South East Regional Winter Swimming Championships… It’s a tough sport and there are other visually impaired swimmers out there that are faster and better than Katie but she has enjoyed the experiences that swimming has given her and she is hanging on in there hoping that one day she will get her wish of being on team GB and representing her country, hopefully, maybe if she’s really lucky that will be at the paralympic games.

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Cricket: And They Came In Two by Two!

Metro Cricket Team

24th May 2016 On a cricket double anniversary there were two draws for Metro; two appearances for Everton, a double hundred and two catches for the Metro stand in captain; as well as three wickets for Gareth and a magnificent tumbling effort at a catch from Mark – who hung on to the ball but … Continue reading Cricket: And They Came In Two by Two!

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