Webinar recording: Inclusive sport in Tyne and Wear

In June, the Tyne and Wear Sight Loss Council hosted a webinar on accessible sports and the benefits of taking part.

The panel was made up of representatives from sporting organisations and clubs in the region and also featured the experiences of blind and partially sighted people who have benefitted from taking part in sport.

Watch our webinar to find out what sports are available in Tyne and Wear and how you can get involved.


Meet the panel

Ashley Lowe, Health and Wellbeing Manager, Newcastle United Foundation

Mandy Black, Health and Wellbeing Manager, North Tyneside Council

Bickram Ram- SLC member

Lee Cawkwell, SLC member

Martin Symcox, CEO Metro Blind Sports

Wendy Glasper & Graeme Manwell – Northeast Visually Impaired Tennis Club

Nadeem Mughal – Durham VI Cricket team

Karen Mallett – Visually impaired runner

Download webinar transcript here

Join the Tyne and Wear Sight Loss Council

Want to campaign for more accessible services for blind and partially sighted people in Tyne and Wear? Influence positive change by volunteering for our Sight Loss Council.

Apply online today

Publication date: 27 July 2021

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