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#IWillWeek returns for 2018 raising awareness of youth social action

This week marks the return of the #IWillWeek campaign, promoting social action among 10 to 20 year olds. Social action includes activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which create a double-benefit – supporting communities and young people…

E-Learning Course Nominated for International Award

British Blind Sport are proud to announce that The Learning and Performance Institute has shortlisted our e-Learning course for the 2019 Learning Awards. The annual learning sector celebration recognises outstanding achievement, best practice and excellence in corporate learning and performance. The…

The Partially Sighted Football League announces independence

After a long and successful relationship, the Partially Sighted Football League has announced that from the 2018/2019 season forward, they will operate independently from British Blind Sport. For over 20 years, British Blind Sport has brought in funding contributing to…

British Blind Sport now selling ‘Guide Runner’ bibs, available to purchase online

British Blind Sport are now selling ‘Guide Runner’ bibs online via the website shop, supplementing the Find a Guide national guide runner database, which supports people with a visual impairments to run. Find a Guide, a project ran in partnership…

New and improved BBS website introduces tools making activity more accessible for VI people

11th October 2018, World Sight Day Today, on World Sight Day, British Blind Sport is officially launching their new website. The BBS website offers greater interactivity and comes with the addition of many new and improved features to help VI…

Is a fear of losing benefits preventing disabled people from being more active?

The Activity Alliance have just published a new piece of research, commissioned by DSAuk, which examines disability benefits and people’s fear of losing their benefits if seen to be too active: ‘The Activity Trap – Benefits or Being Fit?’ Over…

BRITISH BLIND SPORT’S SEE MY VOICE PROJECT OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS

British Blind Sport are continuing to support and develop young people with a bespoke inclusive leadership programme named “See My Voice”, putting young people at the heart of social change in sport. Young people aged 11-18 years old, living in…