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Have We Been Here Before: Part 3; Sadly, yes – we have.

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Metro’s league game against Somerset was called off this weekend as a mark of respect from BCEW following the untimely death of Metro member and BCEW chairman David Townley; so the team travelled to their Heindrich Swanepoel memorial cup match against Northants on Sunday saddened by this news.

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Rattling tennis ball helps blind players – BBC VIDEO

Tennis has become accessible to more people than ever before. Tournaments for blind and visually impaired players are on the increase. Mike Bushell reports from Hills Road centre in Cambridge where some of the top players in the country train. Visit to BBC page to start Video

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Tribute to David Townley by Rory Field

David Townley

I guess most of you have now heard of the very sad passing of Dave Townley. Dave was always a calm bastion on the field no matter what the situation. He played cricket in the way true cricket lovers regard as the ‘spirit of cricket’.He will be sorely missed.

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Bexley Family AthleFit – Taster sessions

Bexley Family Athlefit

Fun, free, during August 2015 – inclusive athletics-based, sessions for the whole family! Open to families with a disabled child

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Visually Impaired Archery Video!

VI Archery Video

A new Youtube Video, showing a Visually Impaired Archery session , with interviews with Metro members. who where trying it out at the Aspires Centre in Wandsworth.

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