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LAST UPDATED 26th March 2014

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Planned events

Among planned events in next couple of months

    Blind Tennis
 
   Tour of Amex Stadium
    Visit to Great Dixter Gardens

 

NEWLY UPLOADED - Details from our recently held AGM including Accounts, minutes and Chair's report

COMING SOON

Sound Tennis - We had a very successful launch at the King Alfred in Hove on 28th February Future sessions will be fortnightly from 4.30pm to 6.30pm. next session is Friday 14th March. Click here for more details,

Pictured above: Sound Tennis Launch
28th February 2014
(c) The Argus, used with permission

March 22nd - Trip to Mars - Take off from  Addison Road

The Trip to Mars was truly out of this world, report to follow.

More details on the Trip to Mars click here to be transported

NEW - Donate to City Synergy

 

Recent Reports      Strictly City Synergy
                                  Christmas 2013
                                  Boot Camp


NEWS - Our grateful thanks to the Robin Hood, Peoples Pub for a generous grant to City Synergy and to Waitrose who made us one of their charities for June

Paul receiving a cheque from Waitrose

Pictured above - Paul receives
cheque from Waitrose

 

Blind Tennis  
We are hoping to start some regular sessions of Blind Tennis in the new year. The sports otherwise known as Sound Ball Tennis uses a soft ball which makes a noise when it bounces.  details of the sport can be seen by clicking on this link

NEW - Useful Info Regarding the changes to DLA and PIP

This Link provides a helpful guide for people with sight loss applying for the new Personal Independence Payment or those currently receiving DLA who will need to transfer to the new scheme from 2015

NEW - A Funny Thing happened.....

When City Synergy member Colin Bennett asked directions in South London he was not expecting the response he got. Read the Full story here

Tribute to Dorothy Duboisson MBE


The Current City Synergy committee


Paul Gillett - Secretary
Iris Keppler - Treasurer
Sam Woods - Volunteer Link
Ruby Woolven - Members Link
Susie Galloway 

Recent Reports on Web site

2013

 

2012

Previous

City Synergy 10th Anniversary

2012 marked the 10th anniversary for City Synergy, see a report on 10 successful years

Countryside Experiences

An opportunity to contribute to research on visually impaired peoples experiences of the countryside, Click here to go to a site where you can get involved in this research

Take Part 2011

We had a great afternoon at the Take Part Sports Festival in Preston Park on Saturday 25th June, our stall attracted a number of visitors and we enjoyed running Boccia sessions with our friends from Amaze, thanks to Ray Woolven for his sterling work in organising the Boccia.

Keith, Emily and Paul also enjoyed using the tandems on the cycle track, our thanks to VC Jubilee for their support with this   

Pictured above, Paul, Emily & Keith
 on back of tandems at Take Part

Sponsored Walk

Ray Woolvern and John Reason did a sponsored walk for us on Saturday 3rd July 2010 from Brighton Pier to Carats Cafe in Southwick and back, a distance of 9 miles, they were joined by Ruby, Paul and Rosie for the walk

walkers ready to go

Pictured above - Cheerleaders Connie and Valerie with walkers John, Ray, Ruby, Rosie and Paul not forgetting the City Synergy mascot at the Palace Pier

 

Take Part 2010

See some pictures of Keith on the Climbing Wall at this event on June 17th 2010

Keith on Climbing Wall

Pictured above - Keith on Climbing Wall

Brighton Carnival Parade 2009

Pictured above
Fruit Bat Frenzy - City Synergy
at Brighton Carnival 2009
More pictures of Carnival

 

City Synergy win Award for Charity of the Year 2008.

Charity of year award presented to Jim, Ruby,Chris & Paul

Picture (above) shows Jim, Ruby, Chris & Paul receiving the award

 

Fundraising news

Recent funds have been received from:

Brighton Lions

Co-operative community Fund

Rotary Club

East Brighton Bygones Local History Group

Robin Hood Pub, an organisation which gives its profits to local charities
Legal & General, as part of our Argus award
Evening Argus appeal, Funding used to organise Craft Workshops
Brighton & Hove City Council

Scarman Trust

Blatchington Court Trust

TakePart sports Festival

St George's Church, Kemp Town

 

Our grateful thanks go to all who have provided funds to City Synergy

You can raise funds for City Synergy

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Click on the banner above to go to the spend and raise website

City Synergy is a charity for Tax purposes Ref XT9019


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