News for vision impaired people

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Sailing opportunity in August & September!

Sailing with Visually Impaired Sailing Association

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.

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Cricket: One Step Away?

Metro Cricket Team

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.

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Blind Cricket Pays tribute to DT

David Townley

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 DT

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Have We Been Here Before: Part 3; Sadly, yes – we have.

Metro Devils Cricket Team

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.

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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 Video

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