British Blind Sport launches Activity Finder!

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28 January 2020
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British Blind Sport is pleased to announce the launch of their Activity Finder, which is now live at http://www.britishblindsport.org.uk/activity-finder! The BBS Activity Finder is a new and innovative way for blind and partially sighted people, family members and professionals to search for VI-friendly clubs and community groups across the United Kingdom. British Blind Sport has been working over the last

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British Blind Sport Activity Finder Launches!

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31 December 2019
Source: British Blind Sport

British Blind Sport is pleased to announce the launch of their Activity Finder in January 2020! The Activity Finder is a new and innovative way for blind and partially sighted people to search for VI-friendly clubs and sports organisations across the United Kingdom. Simply type in your post code, set the distance you are willing to travel and the Activity

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British Blind Sport Vacancy: HR Advisor

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11 December 2019
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Hours of work: 4 meetings per annum minimum Salary: n/a – voluntary role Location: British Blind Sport, 19 Coventry Road, Leamington Spa CV32 7JN Closing date: 20 January 2020, 17:00 Interview date: tbc About you The ideal candidate will be an Independent Director Independent Director to support people development and HR services To provide advice and guidance to the British Blind

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British Blind Sport Vacancy: Finance Director

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10 December 2019
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Hours of work: 4 meetings per annum minimum Salary: n/a – voluntary role Location: British Blind Sport, 19 Coventry Road, Leamington Spa CV32 7JN Closing date: 13 January 2020, 17:00 Interview date: tbc About you The ideal candidate will be an Independent Director with responsibility for Finance, Audit and Accounting. Main duties and responsibilities include: To provide advice and guidance to

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British Blind Sport Vacancy: Trusts and Foundations Officer

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10 December 2019
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Hours of work: Part-time, 2 days per week (15 hours) Salary: £19,500 – £25,000 pro rata per annum (based on experience) Location: British Blind Sport, 19 Coventry Road, Leamington Spa CV32 7JN Closing date: 9 January 2020, midday Interview date: 21 January 2020 About you The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and highly organised to join our ambitious team and generate

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British Blind Sport partner with University of Central Lancashire and Thomas Pocklington Trust for important children research piece

3 December 2019
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        British Blind Sport is pleased to announce a year-long partnership with Thomas Pocklington Trust and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to undertake research investigating the physical development rates of children with sight loss compared to their sighted peers. The research project will explore whether any link exists between a child’s sight levels and physical health

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British Blind Sport needs your votes for the See My Voice Project in the Sports Category of the National Lottery Awards 2019

24 July 2019
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British Blind Sport needs your help!   British Blind Sport’s See My Voice Project has reached the final 10 in the Sports Category of the National Lottery Awards 2019 – the search for the UK’s favourite ever National Lottery funded projects. Now the power is in your hands as the winner of this category, taking the top spot as Best

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British Blind Sport Vacancy: British Blind Sport National First Steps Project Officer

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24 June 2019
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Hours of work: 30 hours per week Salary: £24,000 pro rata (0.8 FTE) Contract term: 3 years Location: Based at British Blind Sport Offices, Leamington Spa Closing date: 11 July 2019, 12pm Interview date: 30 July 2019 About you Could you make a visible difference? Are you passionate about helping people and improving lives? An exciting opportunity has become available

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British Blind Sport National Young Leader Camp 2019

25 February 2019
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British Blind Sport is excited to announce that the first ever National Young Leader Camp will take place from the 15th to the 18th April 2019. Bouldering, Bowling, Cricket, Goalball, Team-building and more! The National Young Leader Camp 2019 has been specifically designed to give young people living with a visual impairment the opportunity to have fun, play sports and

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

9 October 2018
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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 of Being Fit?’ Over half of the participants involved in this study said that they were likely to be more active if benefits weren’t

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