Useful Links

Transport for London Accessibility guides

We produce a range of guides in alternative formats to help you plan and make journeys. All of the guides can be obtained free of charge by completing the order form below.

Link to webpage: http://bit.ly/2joSY95

Linkup

TPT service which provides volunteers to get you out and about.
Contact: Ana Toneato
Email: linkup@pocklington-trust.org.uk
Phone: 020 8996 1947

Befriending

TPT email and telephone service.
Contact:
Leila Pearce Email: leila.pearce@pocklington-trust.org.uk
Phone: 020 8996 1930

East London Vision

Email: enquiries@eastlondonvision.org.uk
Phone: 020 3697 6464
Website: www.eastlondonvision.org.uk

South East London Vision

Email: info@selvis.org.uk
Phone: 020 3815 3660
Website:
www.selvis.org.uk

South London Vision

http://www.southlondonvision.org/
The purpose of this website is to signpost you to facilities, charities, and organisations which are available to you and may be able to help if you are losing your vision.

Infosound London

Email: london@infosound.org.uk
Phone: 0300 111 555
Website: www.infosound.london

Enfield Talking Newspaper 

https://www.youtube.com/user/enfieldtn

National Talking Express

Website: www.ntexpress.org.uk
Email: nte.office@talktalk.net
Bi-monthly audio magazine

Sport Websites

London Sport

Website: https://londonsport.org/
London sport also has a  weekly newsletter. To subscribe, use  the news page link below and scroll down to the bottom and add your email

Link to : Blueprint for a Physically Active City – 2017.pdf 

News page: https://londonsport.org/news/ 

British Blind Sport

http://www.britishblindsport.org.uk/
Click BBS Sport Guides and scroll down page  : BBS guides

Athletics

Great Run Local : Last Sunday in month, free 2km or 5km at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’re also providing a running taster session for people who are blind or visually impaired on the last Sunday of every month at 9am. This will then be followed by having Guide Runners available to do the 2km and 5km run ! Meet and Great also available if required through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park staff.

 CYCLING

  Quick Cycling links:

Visually Impaired Bowls England(VIBE) website

http://www.vibowlsengland.org.uk/

Goalball

GOALBALL UK

http://www.goalballuk.com/

Goalfix: Goalball Goals & Eyeshades Suppliers

http://bit.ly/2cFqvJN

Golf

http://www.thesocialgolfer.com/

Blind Golf

http://www.blindgolf.co.uk/

Judo / Martial Arts

Here is the link to our find a club section on our website… http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/club-finder/

DISABILITY SNOWSPORT UK

www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

VI Games

Blind Gamers Twenty 20 Cricket Game

Quick link to the Blind Gamers Twenty 20 Cricket  game : http://bit.ly/2m27nWx

Quick link to all Spoonbill Audio games: http://bit.ly/2m1QbAJ

Some more Audio game websites and links

  • Blindfold games  – Here is a link to another audio games website: http://bit.ly/2n20GsB  they have Free audio games up on itunes to download
  •  Audio Game Hub, which has some more audio games. Quick link here: http://bit.ly/2ifsx6d – once page has loaded, scroll down to get to the free audio games! looks like they have added blind Cricket too.  plus they have download for Android as well

http://www.audiogames.net/
http://www.audazzle.com/

Blind and Vision Impaired Charities

Nystagmus Network (NN) Facebook page.

RP Fighting Blindness Website:  http://www.rpfightingblindness.org.uk/

Level Playing Field  www.levelplayingfield.org.uk

Level Playing Field (LPF) is a registered charity that acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation for disabled sports spectators in England and Wales. Our works include offering professional Access Audits of sports venues undertaken by registered NRAC consultants, a club mediation service for fans with access concerns and complaints, and our Working Together project works with clubs and disabled fans to establish and maintain user-led Disabled Supporters Associations. 

Audio Books

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity offering a range of 8,000 books by post via memory stick or MP3 cd, or online via streaming. It costs just £35 for lifetime membership of Calibre with no further charges for receiving books or for postage.
http://www.calibre.org.uk/

VI Radio and Podcasts

http://insightradio.co.uk/
http://blindsportpodcast.com/

Events

London Events – August
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/

Resources

ABLEize offers the largest collection of disability, mobility and health websites and social media pages in the UK and Europe.
http://www.ableize.com/
We support Deaf and Disabled People’s organisations in London and campaign for equality for Deaf and Disabled people across the UK
https://www.inclusionlondon.org.uk/

Screen Readers

http://screenreader.net/
Jaws (Commercial)
http://www.freedomscientific.com/Products/Blindness/JAWS

More info on our Partner websites

www.pocklington-trust.org.uk

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for people with sight loss. TPT ia a UK charity providing housing, care and support services for people with sight loss. Information about services, eye conditions, volunteer opportunities

http://www.eastlondonvision.org.uk/

East London Vision is a user led peer support group for blind and partially sighted people living in or around the various Boroughs of East London.

http://selvis.org.uk/

Vision (SELVIS). is a new Charity led by and for blind and partially sighted people in Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Eyecare links

Eye Health: 11 Tips for Protecting Your Vision in 2017 

 

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