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Tideway Sailability

Tideway Sailability

We sail three days a week from April to October, plus special days by arrangement. It is rare that we have to curtail sailing because of the weather as our volunteers are hardy and we can reduce the size of the sails if it is windy. Please ring the sailing compound if you are unsure on 020 7237 1001 after 10.00 am. Be patient as obviously the sailing activities take priority over answering a telephone!

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New look, New website for the Nystagmus Network!

Nystagmus Network New Logo and New Website

New logo, new trustees, new staff and a new website www.nystagmusnetwork.org were all announced at the Nystagmus Network Open Day at Reading on Saturday 7 May.

Delegates arriving at the charity’s annual gathering saw for the first time the new eye-catching logo. President Vivien Jones introduced three new trustees. Daniel Lewi, himself a new member of staff, unveiled a new easier to navigate website.

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Volunteers’ Week 1-12 June!

Volunteers' Week 1-12 by Volunteer Now

The countdown is on to 1-12 June 2016, the biggest week in the volunteering calendar which recognises the contribution of local volunteers. Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of volunteering, this year celebrating the 32nd Anniversary in Northern Ireland!

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Get Yourself Active project – Disability Rights UK

DR UK will be launching a new Get Yourself Active website aimed at giving disabled people, health and social care staff and the sport sector information about what is available as well as sharing stories.

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Archery News: Photo of Andrea Thomas with Another Gold Trophy!

Andrea Thomas Archery with Trophy

Photo of Andrea Thomas with her Gold Trophy! This gold was won at the British Blind Sport Competition on the 16th of April 2016 Congratulations from all at Metro!

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