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Paul Ryb has International hopes after retaining national visually impaired tennis title!

Paul Ryb in action Photo James Jordan

Highgate’s Paul Ryb is ending 2015 on a high after winning the National Visually Impaired Tennis Championships for the third year in a row – and he is hoping to have the chance to earn international honours for the first time in 2016.

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FESTIVAL of CYCLING – Burgess Park -14 Nov!

Festival of Cycling 14th November

FESTIVAL of CYCLING Date: SATURDAY 14th NOVEMBER BURGESS PARK LONDON SE5 0AH Adapted Bikes from Wheels for Wellbeing

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New Nystagmus Videos!

Nystagmus videos

The Way We See It video: This video features TV’s Richard Osman, as well as student Will Coidan, who plays American football even though he has nystagmus, and Harriet (a little girl with nystagmus) and her mum Rosie. The video was shot in locations in London and Suffolk, including Imperial College. In the Professional Perspectives video, it features medical and research experts from the Universities of Leicester and Cardiff and Southampton Hospital. It was filmed in Cardiff University’s School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

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London ParkRun List

London Parkrun List

London ParkRun List with direct links – We believe that the parkrun events are accessible for those that are VI because they: have a strong sense of community spirit and mutual support and encouragement , are not races, and hence non-intimidating, allow dogs (including guide dogs) do not require special equipment. We also have a large number of parkrunners who are trained and willing to be running guides.We are incredibly keen to welcome the VI community to parkrun.

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Final Day- Vote Now! – METRO AWARDS 2015

Metro Award Winners

Last Day Vote Now ! – METRO AWARDS 2015 vote for Best Sportswoman, Best Sportsman, Best Achievement, Best Junior, Best Volunteer/Coach NO LATER THAN 9th November 2015. Call Ian on 07814 751643

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