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British Blind Sport is supporting the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code

The Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code, which launched in 2014, was developed by The Melanoma Fund, Physical Education (AfPE), Child Protection in Sport (NSPCC), UK Coaching and the Youth Sport Trust and remains the only sun protection initiative designed for…

Sallie Barker Announced as Interim Chair of British Blind Sport

After the recent sad passing of the British Blind Sport (BBS) Chair, Ken Nash, BBS has announced that Sallie Barker has stepped in as Interim Chair, assuming the role and responsibilities until the position is filled permanently. Sallie, whose career…

Blind runner, Wali, will tackle London Marathon in support of British Blind Sport

Wali is running the Virgin Money London Marathon raising vital funds for British Blind Sport, helping more people living with sight loss to enjoy sport and physical activity. 10 years ago, Wali’s world changed forever. whilst working as an Interpreter…
Messy and Muddy front page, two young children splashing in a puddle

The RNIB release guide to outdoor play for children with vision impairment

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) have recently released a new guide, Messy and Muddy, which explores outdoor play for children living with sight loss. The new guide offers advice for encouraging a child with vision impairment to…
Volunteers help guide visually impaired people at event at leisure centre

The Sensory Alliance launch focus groups to help shape the accessibility of leisure centres for people with sensory impairments

‘Sensory Alliance’ Leisure Centre Usage Consultation– Have your say! Have you had experience in accessing and using a local leisure centre? If you haven’t used a leisure centre before, are you happy to share your opinions about why not? Do…

The Torch Trophy Trust winds up their affairs with a generous final donation of £7942.05 to support young volunteers in sport.

British Blind Sport is delighted to announce they have received a donation of £7942.05 from the Torch Trophy Trust in support of the BBS project ‘See My Voice’. The See My Voice (SMV) project was developed following feedback from young…