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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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Metro included in the Aviva Community Fund – Vote by 18 Nov!

Aviva Community Fund 2016

Metro Blind Sports has been chosen as one of the charities to be included in the vote for the Aviva Community Fund. To have any success we need YOUR help by going to and placing your vote for Metro Blind Sport, you can use the search box just type in Metro Blind Sport to find us quickly.

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London Students’ run – Dec 4th

London Students' Run 4th Dec 2016

London Universities and Colleges Athletics (LUCA) is hosting the first ever London Students’ 5 & 10K run on December 4th, Taking place on December 4th, the two fun races will start and finish outside the London Stadium, former host of London 2012 and now home to West Ham United, by the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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FREE Wingz BMX Community Day – Fri 28 Oct!

Wingz BMX Community Day Burgess Park!

FREE inclusive BMX event for anyone with any disability, impairment and/or additional need. When – Friday 28th October 2016 Time – 10-12pm All equipment will be provided including BMX bikes & safety equipment. Beginners & non-riders all welcome. Where – Burgess Park, Albany Road, SE5 0AN Cost – FREE!

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