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Featured news article: Audio description for Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games on More4

RNIB is delighted that blind and partially sighted TV viewers will be able to watch the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games on Wednesday 29 August with audio description (AD).  Channel 4 and More4 TV channels will be broadcasting the Opening Ceremony simultaneously and to receive the AD you will need to watch it on More4.

To view More4, simply tune in on these channels, or check your TV listings guide:

2012/2013 Football Fixtures

Attention all footie fans!

RNIB has now released its 2012/2013 fixture list.  Presented in date order with final league tables from last season included for the statisticians among you.  

Seperate listings for English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish Leagues.  Available in Braille and for English and Scottish Leagues, there is an email and DAISY option (recorded using sythetic voice)

All priced at £3.00 each.

Call the Helpline 0303 123 9999 for your copy.

British Blind Sport Primary Club National Knockout Cup

Hereford
Warwickshire Bears v Yorkshire VICC


Final
Date: Saturday 18th August 2012


Start time: TBC between 1pm & 2pm


Venue: Pentland Gardens,

Umpires: Mike Cornwell & Lorraine Elgar


Scorers: To Be Confirmed



The ground is Herefordshire's Brand New County Ground.

Road Safety in Warwick

WA4B Crossing campaign in WarwickshireOn Friday 22nd June, members of WAB joined with representatives of Guide Dogs for the Blind to highlight concerns regarding the new pedestrian crossing measures on High Street and Jury Street in Warwick town centre.

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Going to the Olympics? Need travel advice?

ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL HELPLINE

We are currently advising many disabled and older people about accessible journeys to the Olympics and Paralympics as well as how to avoid disruption locally.  Contact Sarah Rochford, Communications and Project Co-ordinator for advice and information at

Transport for all,

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http://www.transportforall.org.uk/

Tel. 0207 737 2339                 Fax. 0207 737 2231

Summer Newsletter 2012

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Alcester Blind Club Programme 2012

Meets on alternate Thursdays 2pm-4pm

 

31st May           

Bill Hannis - Warwickshire Murders

14th June         

Karly Rees - Alcester national School

28th June         

Bingo!

12th July           

Brenda Morris - Singalong

26th July          

 Strawberry Tea

Henley in Arden Club programme 2012

Meets alternate Wednesdays 2pm-4pm

6th June

A day in the life of a seaside hotelier

20th June

Accordian Folk Music

4th July

Pub Lunch

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