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Inclusive and accessible video game ‘JumpInSauceRS’

JumpInSauceRS a VI game by Audazzle

JumpInSauceRS is the first in a series of video games that reduce social isolation by allowing blind and sighted individuals to play together.

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Free Mini Futsal Sessions from Tottenham Hotspur & Metro

Mini Futsal Sessions with Tottenham Hotspur and Metro

ottenham Hotspur Foundation in partnership with Metro is delivering visually impaired mini futsal session for 11-16 year olds. FREE for Under 18 Metro Members.

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Tennis – NEVITC 2015 from the Metro Medal Winners Perspectives

Metro Winners at the NEVITC 2015

Seven Metro members travelled to take part in the NEVITC, Newcastle, Tennis Tournament at The Northumberland Tennis Club. Metro was represented by Paul Ryb, Jan Reynolds, Jo and Alan Turnbull, Brenda Cassell, Lara Green and myself (Alan Whetherly).

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Have We Been Here Before? – Cricket Report

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Although the answer to the question was “no”; there was a strange sense that the answer was “yes”, as the Devils travelled to Frimley cricket club – the home of Surrey VICC for their game this Sunday…

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Metro Annual Ski trip 2015 – Beitostolen in Norway

Metro Annual skiing trip

On the 8th of March 2015 a group of 23 (including 5 sighted partners) left the UK on six different flights for Beitostolen in Norway to take part in the 52nd Ridder Week. I arrived at 5.30 am at Heathrow terminal 5 (which is massive) and came across Mike and Mo Brace wandering around in the duty free. Eleven of us were newbies to cross county skiing. So what were our first impressions? It was a three hour journey by coach to the hotel. Not being one for sight seeing tours for obvious reasons, even I couldn’t fail to be impressed by the scenery en route.

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