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METRO BOWLS PAIRS 2017

METRO BOWLS PAIRS 2017

The Metro Pairs Bowls Tournament was held on Saturday the 17th of June 2017.  I am pleased to report that our 4 new members Junette, Constance, Wilbert and Gause all took part and did very well.  This year we had 6 pairs, so we had a Round Robin, which meant each team had 5 games. 

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Fortnightly Table Tennis – Polybat – Bromley-By-Bow Centre!

Fortnightly Table Tennis - Polybat - Bromley-By-Bow Centre!

“I  had 2 hours of fun playing singles and doubles. Very suitable for blind and partially sighted players. There are 2 tables adapted. I introduced a yellow tennis sound ball and some of the players enjoyed the new experience as the ball seemed to roll better. I was greeted at the ticket barrier and there is an excellent café onsite run by local people with a disability “Unity Works Cafes”.  ”  Roy Smith MBE – call 020 7364 6902 for more info

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Results: Weston-super-Mare Visually Impaired Bowls Tournament 2017

Results:-Weston-super-Mare Vision Impaired Bowls Tournament 2017

Gold Medal & The Lions Cup: Eric Gallacher (Metro, London) , Silver Medal: Mark Nelson (West Glamorgan) B1 (totally blind):     Bronze Medal: Tony Webb (Cornwall) in his first Tournament

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Reduced tickets to the World Para Athletics Championships between 14-23 July!

Reduced ticket to the World Para Athletics Championships between 14-23 July London RESIDENTS Ticket offer

We’ve teamed up with organisers of the World Para Athletics Championships to offer residents of Southwark tickets for just £9 per adult and £3 per child (16 years and under). Top category A tickets for the most popular sessions are usually priced at £45 so that’s a huge saving of £36!

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Beginners Vision Impaired Ski Lesson or Sledging session – 2 July!

skiing with expert tuition by qualified instructors from Snozone

Beginner Ski Lesson & Sledging sessions on Sunday 2 July 2017 are for Vision Impaired participants – expert tuition by qualified instructors from Snozone. Hurry and reserve your place, there are 7 places left available for beginners to ski & 10 left places for sledging

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