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8 05, 2018

Blackpool Café Club

2018-05-08T15:18:51+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Latest News|

It was worth the wait! That was the verdict after N-Vision’s very first Café Club in Blackpool. The Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind has been running monthly café clubs with great success at St Annes,  Kirkham, Cleveleys,  Poulton and Fleetwood – but the perfect setting for one in the heart of Blackpool [...]

17 04, 2018

Martyn runs marathon for N-Vision

2018-05-08T14:32:38+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Latest News|

Please support Martyn Coyne who is running the London Marathon to raise funds for N-Vision. The money raised will go towards supporting the services we offer to those living with sight loss in the local community. "I was really excited to be awarded a Ballot Place to run the London Marathon 2018. I have chosen [...]

23 01, 2018

N-Vision has been sharing The Joy!

2018-01-23T09:56:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Latest News|

  Our veteran volunteer and Talking Newspaper Reader Joy Killip, 93 years young, not only hit the headlines in her own right – but became a BBC North West Tonight ‘anchor-woman’ for the primetime regional news programme. Joy and other Talking News regulars. – and listeners – featured in a lovely report from the charity’s [...]

5 12, 2017

‘Appy to get help from technology

2017-12-05T13:50:36+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Latest News|

  Technology? It’s a piece of cake to these members of a group celebrating its first anniversary in Blackpool. You wouldn’t know it at first sight, but most are severely visually impaired or partially sighted – including their tutor Brian Casey. Simply Synapptic, named after the specialist software for visually impaired users of smartphones and [...]

5 12, 2017

Lancashire eye charity N-Vision targets the missed and misdiagnosed

2017-12-05T13:51:55+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Latest News|

Ahead of the very first Charles Bonnet Syndrome awareness day on Thursday (Nov 16) Jacqui Morley explores the vivid hallucinations that define the syndrome for the visually impaired. Carol Bellard-Thomson, 70, is thinking of naming her unusual house ‘guest’ the Dithering Lizard. About the size of an iguana, the lizard lingers on the bedside cabinet [...]

5 07, 2017

A Wonderful Two Day Celebration!

2017-07-05T15:22:56+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Latest News|

             On the 29th and 30th June we celebrated the 40th anniversary of our Talking Newspaper service by hosting a thank you lunch on the Thursday for our many wonderful volunteers followed by an open day on the Friday to allow visitors to drop in and see what goes on behind the scenes of the [...]