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Titles won at North East Blind and Vision Impaired Regional Tennis Tournament

Titles won at North East Blind and Vision Impaired Regional Tennis Tournament

James Currie and Monica Smith earned singles and doubles titles at the North East Blind and Visually Impaired Regional Tennis Tournament over the weekend. Nearly 40 players contested nine singles and doubles events at the latest Tennis Foundation Regional Series at the Northumberland Club, in Jesmond, Newcastle.

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The deaf-blind can now receive and enjoy television without intermediaries

The deaf-blind can now receive and enjoy television without intermediaries

PervasiveSUB compiles all the subtitles of television channels and sends them to a central server, which forwards them to smartphones or tablets. From there, they are transmitted to the Braille line used by deaf-blind people through the GoAll app, which integrates the software, It is compatible with different Braille lines and controls the speed of the subtitles that are captured directly from the TV broadcast in perfect synchronization.

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Paddles Up! At Lee Valley White Water Rafting Centre.

White Water Rafting Lee Valley 20 May 2017

Our small but perfectly formed group recently and literally took the plunge at Lee Valley WWRC, shooting the rapids at this fantastic Olympic venue. Another successful adrenaline filled event , organised with our awesome TPT family partners East London Vision

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Do not miss out! VICTA Trips to Barcelona and Alton Towers – Closing Date Now 26 May!

VICTA Trips to Barcelona and Alton Towers - Closing dates Changed

Do not miss out! VICTA Trips to Barcelona and Alton Towers – Closing dates Changed! Closing Dates to apply for both is: Friday 26 May 2017

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England named Ross Hunter and Ian Salisbury as first ever full-time disability cricket coaches

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that, for the first time, two of the England disability coaches will have full-time roles. Former England international Ian Salisbury has been appointed as the new Head Coach of the England Physical Disability (PD) team and Ross Hunter will continue his work with the England Visually Impaired (VI) side, now in a full-time capacity.

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