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V I Women's Group "Get Moving"

As part of the VI Women's Group activities on Monday 16th October 12.30 - 15.00 there will be a Zumba class for you to join.  This will be delivered by qualified instructors from Illuminate Freedom who specialise in delivering dance and exercise sessions to VI groups.  This class is open to all group members no matter your physical ability.  It is possible to join in from the comfort of a chair; its all about moving your body and having some fun.

There will be a charge of £3.00 for this event which will be payable on the day.  Places are limited so please register your interest a.s.a.p to avoid disappointment.  Registration to be made with Alex Pepper (TPT) by e-mail: alex.pepper@pocklington-trust.org.uk.

Participants are reminded to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for exercise.

As part of this event there will also be a guest speaker from the employment team at Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) who will be talking about gaining employment as a VI person.  There will be healthy snacks and soft drinks provided and of course plenty of opportunity to socialise with everyone.

This event and the group in general is open to a wide range of ages from the women'sVI community across the South of London and we invite residents from all South boroughs to join in.


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National Eye Health Week

This is National Eye Health Week, time to educate people about the importance of eye health and help prevent avoidable sight loss.

Did you know one in five people will live with sight loss in their lifetime?  Having an eye test can be the first step to saving your sight.

From Monday 18th to Sunday 24th September, charities, organisation and health professionals working in the sight loss sector will join together to raise awareness of eye health and the importance of having regular eye test.  For more information please contact Sutton Vision on 020 8409 7166 or                       e-mail info@suttonvision.org.uk or visit the RNIB's website www.rnib.org.uk/national-eye-health-week

 


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"Let's Go Out"

"Let's Go Out" is a regular newsletter to inform people with sight loss about accessible activities and events happening around London. The September issue is now available highlighting cultural events and activities taking place in September. For a copy of the newsletter please contact courtney.nugent@pocklington-trust.org.uk or telephone Courtney Nugent on 020 3761 3656.


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V I Women's Group Programme

After the successful launch of the VI Women's Group a programme of activities has been put together covering the next five months.

Wednesday 16th August - Picnic in the Park, Monday 18th September - Get smart with your phones and tablets, Monday 16th October - Shapeup and work out and Wednesday 15th November - Christmas gifts market and festive fun.

For more information on any of these activities please contact Croydon Vision 020 8688 2486 or e-mail alex.pepper@pocklington-trust.org.uk

Please register your attendance for the September event with Alex Pepper by Monday 11th September.


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V I Football

Are you interested in taking part in VI football sessions with a view to forming a team?  If so please contact Alex Pepper Project Co-ordinaor at Thomas Pocklington Trust alex.pepper@pocklington-trust.org.uk for more information.