News for vision impaired people
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Volunteers’ Week 1-12 June!
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!Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Archery News: Photo of Andrea Thomas with Another Gold 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!Continue Reading
assist-Mi – Help improve rail travel for people with disabilities!
assist-Mi, a Disabled Peoples User Led Organisation, are hosting a number of focus groups and we would like to invite you and anyone that you feel would want to get involved, to come along! Our groups take place in London, Coventry and Sunderland. The new project is called SMART (Spontaneous Mobile Accessible Rail Travel) and uses a smartphone app called assist-Mi. assist-Mi offers users the ability to communicate real time with service providers and even request assistance from service providers in advance of arriving.Continue Reading
Free Goalball Session – The Castle Centre – Tues 17th May!
The session is free to attend and we will be running sessions every other Tuesday at the venue for the foreseeable future. 6pm to 8pm at the new The Castle Centre (Near Elephant and Castle Tube Station). Call Becky for more info on Tel. 0330 2020281Continue Reading