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East London Vision Sight & Information Day

23/07/2015
The Sight & Information Day is an opportunity to explore a range of daily living, technical, communication and mobility equipment that is suitable for people experiencing some form of sight loss.

Where: Epicentre, 41 West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ
For more information please contact ELVis on
Tel: 020 3697 6464

City of Leeds Tennis Tournament 2015 - Visually Impaired category

22/07/2015
Closing date for entries is 28th June 2015

Date: Wednesday 22nd July
Venue: JCCS Tennis Centre,Middleton Grove,Leeds
,LS11 5DJ

Contact:Nicholas Smith

Please e-mail your entry to: Nicholas.smith2@leeds.gov.uk

or post to:JCCS Tennis Centre, John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS11 5DJ

Athletic Open 2015 Results and Medal Winners

21/06/2015
The Athletic open 2015 was a huge success

Have We Been Here Before: Part 2 Yes – we have!

21/06/2015
Sunday morning at Waterloo with the station quite empty at ten o’clock; it certainly felt as if we had been here before with the last player in the team rushing up to the ticket barrier only just in time....

Metro Athletics Open 2015

20/06/2015
Date: 20th June 2015
Venue: Mile End Stadium, Tower Hamlets

Download Form:Entry Form
Ian Francis (Metro - Sports Development Officer)
Tel. 07814 751643, Email. Ian.francis@metroblindsport.org

Metro Bowls Pairs Tournament 2015

18/06/2015
On the 13th of June, the Metro bowlers met at Ravenscourt Park to take part in their annual pairs tournament.

Experiences of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) on people with sensory impairments - NatCen Project

09/06/2015
Researchers from NatCen Social Research are doing a project about the experiences of vision impaired people and people with combined hearing and sight loss. We are interested in the period of change for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants who are invited to make a claim for PIP.

The project will begin in Spring 2015 and will end in Summer 2016.

Vision Impaired bowls is coming to East London! - 11th June

08/06/2015
When:Thursday 11 June 2015, 2 – 5.30pm
Where: WBBC, Lloyds Park off Forest Road, Walthamstow E17. Entrances to the park: Forest Road, Winn’s Terrace x2, Winn’s Avenue, Brettenham Road, Aveling Park Road, Cazenove Road and Bedford Road x2.

Contact: Hassan Khan at ELVis Tel. 020 3697 6464 or Email: Enquiries 

Or Ian Francis (Sports Development Officer) Metro Blind Sport, Tel. 07814 751643 or Email: Ian Francis

Blind Cricket England v India - The Kia Oval 28th May 2015

28/05/2015
Blind Cricket England v India - First Twenty20 International, The Kia Oval 28th May 2015

This event is planned to start at 17:30 doors open at 16.30 and the nearest tube station is the Oval on the northern line. The ground is on the opposite side of the road from the station. Guide dogs are very welcome and it is free for all to attend.

Junior Guide Running Workshop

27/05/2015
Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015
Time: 6.30pm - 8pm
Age 11+
Where: Hall Place Sports Pavilion Bexley DA5 1PQ
Contact: Lynne Atkinson or Tel. 077183 94825

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