News for vision impaired people

Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events,  VI technology and VI campaigns.

Blind Veterans UK – Christmas Carol Concert 2016!

Blind Veterans UK Carol Concert 2016

We are once again hosting our spectacular annual Christmas Carol Concert at St Marylebone Parish Church on Tuesday 6 December. Call 0207 616 7959

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Metro Member’s first Swimming Session at the Northolt Leisure Centre in Ealing!

 Northolt Leisure Centre and Pool

As by previous arrangement I was met at Northolt Underground Station at 2pm by Ian and Fred. We then walked the short distance to the leisure centre with Ian giving me a very good description of the route so in the hope that something more regular might come up I would be able to get myself too and from without assistance.

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Change needed to improve opportunities for visually impaired women!

management training skills

A new report published on Monday 17 October by leading national charities British Blind Sport and Women in Sport highlights a need for providers to improve their activity offers for blind and partially sighted women.

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FREEEE! Martial Art Sessions for Young People!

Mixed Martial Arts

Free Mixed Martial Arts – For Able, Deaf and Disabled 12-25 years olds Dates: From Thurs 13th Oct – Thurs 15th Dec 2016 Time: 6:15- 7:15pm. N7 8RH, Contact: text Stephen Riley or call 07956 530 377

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Mayor of Southwark’s Duckathon 14 – 20 Nov 2016!


The Mayor of Southwark’s Duckathon is a fun swimming fund raising event taking place between Monday 14th and Sunday 20th November 2016. All money raised by the Duckathon will go to Surrey Docks Farm and the National Autistic Society which are the Mayor of Southwark’s two nominated charities for this year. You can swim on your own, as a family or as a team, and everyone who enters will get a hat and once they’re finished will get a medal or a unique ‘Duckathon’ rubber duck. You can swim in any of the four Southwark Council pools, or swim elsewhere and record your distance with us, and donate sponsor money to the Mayor’s charities via Justgiving or bank transfer. You can also download a sponsorship form and encourage family, friends and colleagues to sponsor your splash.

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