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Pocklington Resource Centre Open Day – 16 Oct

Pocklington Resource Centre Open day - 16 Oct

Venue: Balham Resource Centre, Thomas Pocklington Trust, 1c Yukon Road, Balham SW12 9PZ Date: Friday 16th October 2015 Time: 2pm – 6pm Contact: the Balham Resource Centre on 020 8675 4246 Email: brc@pocklington-trust.org.uk Online RSVP form Here

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Country Ramble – Sat 17th Oct- London Sports Club For The Blind

This is a reminder that London Sports Club For The Blind are doing a country ramble on Saturday 17th October 2015 in Godalmming, Surrey. Call Russel on 07711 659851 by Sat 10th October so he can get an idea of numbers for the walk.

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Tandem Cycling for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

Tandem Cycling Wheels for Wellbeing SELVis

Come along and have a go at Tandem Cycling! The tandem bicycle is a form of bicycle designed to be ridden by more than one person. If you would like to bring a sighted family member or friend along so you can ride together please do so. Just let us know ! Alternatively we will have sighted … Continue reading Tandem Cycling for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

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Obituary of Ivy Basten

Ivy was 99 on the 15th of July and had a wonderful memory right up until the last 3 weeks when she caught a chest infection which the antibiotics couldn’t cure… Like Charlie her Husband, Ivy became a life member of Metro and VIBE, and accompanied him all around the country to watch Charlie playing bowls. Each year they would attend the tournaments at Bristol, Weston-super-Mare, Hastings, Lowestoft and of course the Nationals. Whenever Charlie was playing a game, Ivy could always be found sitting in her chair at the end of his rink trying to follow the game…

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Photos From the Victoria Station Collection

Metro Station Collection

A huge thank you to all the Metro bowlers who collected at Victoria Station on the 25th of September, below are a couple of photos from the day! Photos taken by Robert Next Collection Fenchurch St Station on the 23 Oct! click here if you want to join Eric and the Metro Bowlers and do some fund raising!

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