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Sensory Alliance Announces New Project in London to Support Older People With Sensory Impairments to be Active

The Sensory Alliance has been awarded a grant from the Tackling Inequalities Fund to help older people with sensory impairments become more active. Launching on the 9th November 2021, the project will initially focus on the boroughs Barnet, Bromley, Bexley,…
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Interim research raises concern around motor development in young people with vision impairment

Interim research raises concern around motor development in young people with vision impairment linked to participation in sports and physical activity Physical activity was found to be a significant predictor of wellbeing yet more than 90% of vision impaired children…

Celebrating the impact of Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund

British Blind Sport (BBS) is joining partner organisations to celebrate the impact of Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund (TIF). The fund was launched in April 2020 in response to Covid-19, providing £20m of National Lottery funding from Sport England to…
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Blind and partially sighted events at the Tokyo Paralympic Games

After an incredible two weeks of Olympic sport, the Paralympics are here and are guaranteed to be action-packed and just as exciting! This will be Japan’s second time hosting the Games, 57 years after Tokyo 1964. Thousands of Paralympic athletes…
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British Blind Sport and Sight Support West of England to host Have a Go Day in Bristol.

British Blind Sport is partnering with Sight Support West of England to deliver an inclusive Have a Go Day event in Bristol. The free event will be held on Saturday 25 September from 10am-4pm at St Pauls Community Sports Academy,…