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V I Festival Sports Day - Saturday 29th July 2017

Better (Sutton Sports Village) in collaboration with Sutton Vision, Crystal Palace FC, Thomas Pocklington Trust and Metrosport are pleased to offer a fun filled activity day for people of all ages with sight loss.  The event will take place on the 29th July from 11.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. at Sutton Sports Village, Rosehill Park, Rosehill, Sutton, SM1 3HH and will be free of charge, including lunch.

The day will offer you the chance to take part amd develop skills by getting involved in VI football, audio described dance class, VI tennis and a gym circuit session.  This sports festival is a fantastic opportunity to try out a variety of adapted sports and leisure activities for people with sight loss while making new friends and having great fun.

For more information and to register your interest please contact Sutton Vision on 020 8409 7166 or e-mail info@suttonvision.org.uk The closing date is Wednesday 19th July 2017.  We look forward to seeing you there.

 

                        

 

 

 

 

 


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V I Women's Group Picnic - Wednesday 16th August

After a successful lauch of the South London VI women's group in June a programme of activities and events has been put together.  The programme was designed based on the thoughts and ideas shared at the group launch.  The first get together will take place on Wednesday16th August where a lunch has been organised in Lloyd Park Croydon.  The group will meet at West Croydon Tram Stop at 10.20.  For further information please contact Alex Pepper on 07970 725 620 or e-mail alex.pepper@pocklington-trust.org.uk


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Prudential Ride London

We are delighted to announce that Terry James, who is severely sight impaired, will be taking on the 2017 Prudential Ride London on Sunday 30th July. Terry will be riding tandem with her husband Richard and will be raising funds for Sutton Vision.  This is a challenging hundred mile cycle ride beginning in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford passing through iconic landmarks such as Trafalgar Square and Richmond Park, zigzagging through the rolling Surrey countryside, taking on both the winding Leith and Box Hills before heading back to Central London triumphantly finishing at The Mall.  If you would like to sponsor this dynamic duo then please contact Sutton Vision on 020 8409 7166, e-mail info@suttonvision.org.uk or donate via our website.  You will find the Charity Choice link on the home page.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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NEW LUNCHTIME QUIZ!!!

Very successful launch of our new lunchtime Quiz today.  Thank you to volunteer Ann for setting and asking the questions, thank you also to the 15 clients who attended.  Three questions for you: 1. Name the last UK Football Club that George Best played for? 2. Which sea does Poland border?  3. Name the Formula 1 driver who established his own airline?  If these questions have got you thinking and you would like to join us please call 020 8409 7166 or e-mail info@suttonvision.org.uk to book your place on the next Quiz, Monday 16th October.


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Disabled Identification Card (DID)

The National DID card has been launched for people living with a disability removing the need for individuals to carry paper documentation.  The card can be applied for by disabled individuals who are in receipt of qualifying disability benefits - DLA, AA, PIP, Blue Bade, ESA, Medical Evidence Letter, Registered as a blind or partially sighted person and Armed Forces Independence Payment.  The card can be used as proof that these benefits are being received and therefore the card holder may be entitled to gain entry at concessionary rate.  Many establishments offer concessionary prices for people living with a disability.  For further information visit www.did-card.co.uk or email admin@didcard.co.uk