News for vision impaired people
News includes blind and partially sighted sports and social events
Sailing opportunity in August & September!
The days entail a mixture of sailing around the Solent, or weather and conditions permitting maybe further afield to Portland or even across the channel to France.Continue Reading
Cricket: One Step Away?
Yes; after a second very one sided Metro v Yorkshire match this season, Metro are in the BBS Cup final for the first time since they lost to Sussex in 2010… Yorkshire will be a tough opponents on the 22nd August.Continue Reading
Blind Cricket Pays tribute to DT
10 July 2015 At the end of June 2015 Blind Cricket England and Wales Chairman David Townley, DT as he liked to be known, passed away at the age of 63 and the Blind Cricket community was quick to pay tribute. DT’s sight began to fail him in his mid 40’s but his love of … Continue reading Blind Cricket Pays tribute to DTContinue Reading
Have We Been Here Before: Part 3; Sadly, yes – we have.
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.Continue Reading
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 VideoContinue Reading