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Winners – Splits and Pieces – Taunton (Kathryn Jelfs-White, Mikey Contreras, Adam White)

Splits & Pieces defend their title as Westfield Trios Champions

‘Splits and Pieces’, the Taunton based team, entered The Westfield Trios Tenpin final with all to lose as they defended their title as 2018 champions. A fierce competition in the 2019 final resulted in ‘Splits and Pieces’ extending their rein…
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Shining a light on non-disabled people’s attitudes towards inclusive activity with disabled people

The Activity Alliance has released new research entitled Taking part with disabled people: Non-disabled people’s perceptions which explores the attitudes non-disabled people hold in regards to participating alongside disabled people in sport and physical activity. The research, which is the…

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…
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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…