Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)
We are fortunate to have Ann Ryan (ECLO) based at St Helier Hospital Eye Unit. Ann is there to offer advice, information and support. If you would like to contact her please telephone 0792 065 0613 or call Sutton Vision on 020 8409 7166.
Royal National College for the Blind
Have a Go Weekend - Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th February 2018.
A free fun filled weekend with different activities for young people aged between 13 and 17 in the safe setting of the College campus. You will get the opportunity to meet other people of a similar age and enjoy some activities for example:
- Performing Arts and Media with the Chapel Arts team
- Judo with the Sports Academy
- A range of academic subjects
- Golf, bowling and a meal off-campus
For more information visit the events page www.rnc.org.uk
See My Voice Leadership Programme
See My Voice is a national, inclusive sports volunteering and leadership programme supporting 11-18 years olds with a visual impairment. The programme will enable people to develop new skills, gain experience, make new friends and empower them to voice their opinions.
For details and how to apply before 29th January go go www.britishblindsport.org.uk/news/-2017-12-19/
Merton Vision New Classes
Merton Vision are starting two new classes to be held at The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, London SW19 2DX. You don't have to live the the Borough of Wandsworth and Merton to attend.
If you are interested in weekly Yoga or monthly Zumba for people who are VI then please telephone Merton Vision on 020 8540 5446.
Merton Sports and Social Club for the Blind (MSSC)
MSSC has a number of tandems and organises events so visually impaired riders can get out and enjoy cycling. We are looking for more cyclists to front ride (pilot) our tandems. Have a go sessions and front rider training are available. Why not come along and give it a go? If you know of anyone who is visually impaired and would like to get out on a tandem as a back rider please pass on our details.
MSSC has just unveiled its walking programme for 2018. It consists of a broad range of excursions including urban and rural walks, short and longer distances on simple and more challenging terrain.
We are hoping to revive a Bowls section and will be looking for VI bowlers to join its team.
Weekly drop-in social each Tuesday at the Guardian Centre between 8.00 and 10.30 p.m. Monthly special socials with a theme such as quiz night, race night etc. The bar is always open.
All activities are open to members who pay an annual subscription of £15, why not come along and try some activities before you join.
To find out more, or register your interest, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Richard on 075009 13223.