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
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.
Publication date: 27 July 2021