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British Blind Sport, Sport England and UK Coaching’s coaching course wins global award against tough competition from global brands

British Blind Sport has won the Learning Technologies Award – sponsored by Deloitte – at the 2019 Learning Awards, which took place at The Dorchester, London on the 7th February. The organisation overcame stiff competition from fellow finalists Coca-Cola, Filtered,…

The first “A Run/Walk in the Park VI Group” event hailed a huge success

A project to help visually-impaired people enjoy the fun, fresh air and fitness of running events was launched in conjunction with the Colchester Castle Parkrun last week (Feb 2). Gary Perryman, a runner from Great Horkesley, staged the first of…

Metro Blind Sport call for blind and partially sighted people to complete Physical Activity Survey 2019

London charity, Metro Blind Sport, is seeking to understand the levels of sport and physical activity participation of blind and partially sighted people in the UK. In addition, Metro Blind Sport is trying to identify the current barriers to participation and…

British Blind Sport welcomes new report highlighting demand for more inclusive training

New research released by Activity Alliance highlights a demand for greater training in delivering activities to disabled people. The report, commissioned with support from Sport England, indicates a need for more direct, practical guidance on adapting sports. The findings show…

British Blind Sport, Sense and UK Deaf Sport join forces to increase inclusive opportunities across England

British Blind Sport, Sense and UK Deaf Sport have joined forces and are collectively working as the Sensory Alliance. With a shared remit and common goals, each partner in the Sensory Alliance will work with key stakeholders within the industry…

British Blind Sport announces partnership with disability exhibition returning to Birmingham in March

British Blind Sport is excited to announce a working partnership with Naidex – Europe’s most established trade, professional and public event dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people living with a disability or impairment. British Blind Sport will be…

British Blind Sport Open Club Registrations for Brand New Visually Impaired Activity Finder

British Blind Sport, the national charity for visually impaired (VI) people to access sport and physical activity have opened submissions for clubs to register for their upcoming Activity Finder, making it easier than ever for people with visual impairments to…

British Blind Sport’s First Ever ‘First Steps’ into Sport Family Day Announced for Sunday 3rd February 2019.

The outstanding success of the First Steps project in Yorkshire has motivated British Blind Sport to hold a one-time event to help more children, aged 3 to 11 years old living with a visual impairment, take their ‘First Steps’ into…

Entries Open for the British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2019 date for the charity’s National Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 30th March. The prestigious event will take place in the West Midlands at the University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness Centre,…

British Blind Sport open recruitment for First Steps Co-ordinator position

British Blind Sport is delighted to announce the creation of a new role to coordinate the successful ‘First Steps’ project – assisting visually impaired children to take their first steps into fun physical activity to promote a healthy sporting habit for…