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Walthamstow first ever VI Bowls season in 2016 – A Great Success!

Walthamstow first ever VI Bowls season in 2016

Having run a successful taster session back in 2015, it was now time to run a whole season of VI bowls. An extraordinary story by all accounts, particularly when you consider that this had never been trialled in East London and perhaps above all, many of the members were pure novices to the game. As a result, therefore it was both an absolute honour and a pleasure for us to witness the development of the players on and off the rink.

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Video: How to get every adult active every day

How to get every adult active every day

How to get every adult active every day”
A conversation between opinion leaders about how to encourage adults to become more physically active with the help of local authorities, Sport England and GPs. Part of Public Health England’s Health Matters.

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A Poke in The Eye -A new comedy show explores sight loss!

Georgie Morell’s new one-woman comedy show, A Poke In the Eye, is based around a year in Georgie’s life when she went totally blind. Georgie has had eye conditions since birth – she was born with Juvenile Chronic Arthritis, which led to Uveitis with Secondary Glaucoma. In layman’s terms, the left eye is totally blind and the right eye still has sight, albeit with a lot of surgery. But there was a period before all the surgery that Georgie completely lost her sight in her right eye, and this experience forms the narrative of her show.

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Live streaming of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games!

We’re really excited that during Rio 2016 we will be live streaming 72 hours of sport each day across 15 channels. It will mean that fans from around the world can either watch the Games on TV or on Paralympic.org.

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Rio 2016 Paralympic Games day-by-day guide

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games day-by-day guide

original guide on paralympics.channel4.com Wednesday 7th September  – Opening Cermony! The Superhumans are back! And Channel 4 will be following every single throw, jump, race, basket and more as ParalympicsGB’s finest head out to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Paralympic Games. Following on from our BAFTA award-winning efforts of London 2012, Channel 4 is committed … Continue reading Rio 2016 Paralympic Games day-by-day guide

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