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1 11, 2017

Blackpool bridge closure – bus route changes and replacement rail service

November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Do you regularly use the 7 or 11 Blackpool bus routes? Bus route changes will take place from 5th November due to bridge closures on Squires Gate Lane and Harrowside.  

18 10, 2017

2017 Christmas Cards

October 18th, 2017|Latest News|

Our range of Christmas cards are now available to purchase. Please fill out the order form below and send it to us along with a cheque.

18 10, 2017

Job Vacancy – Charity Shop Manager

October 18th, 2017|Job Vacancies|

£16,087.50 per annum (37.5 hours per week, one day being a weekend) Victoria Road West, Cleveleys. Flexibility with regard to working arrangements is required.   We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Charity Shop Manager to join our team. Primary responsibilities include, developing and processing the donation of goods for sale, cash handling, managing [...]

18 10, 2017

Job Vacancy – Charity Shop Assistant

October 18th, 2017|Job Vacancies|

£7.50 per hour (minimum of 15 hours per week, maximum 37.5 hours) Must be able to travel to Victoria Road West, Cleveleys and Highfield Road, Blackpool. Flexibility with regard to working arrangements is required.   We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Assistant to join our team. To assist and provide cover for [...]

5 07, 2017

A Wonderful Two Day Celebration!

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 [...]

18 05, 2017

It will be all white on the night!!

May 18th, 2017|Latest News|

On the 8th June we mark the 40th Anniversary of our Talking Newspaper, the weekly news ‘paper’ recorded by volunteers at N-Vision, the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind. In spectacular fashion The Tower will light up white in honour of our milestone anniversary.   The Talking Newspaper has 320 subscribers in Blackpool, [...]

10 05, 2017

Jacqui Morley takes on a trial which takes the biscuit – to get an insight into life for those who cannot see or who have reduced vision.

May 10th, 2017|Latest News|

Jacqui Morley takes on a trial which takes the biscuit - to get an insight into life for those who cannot see or who have reduced vision. The biscuits are so near yet so far. Blindfolded, it’s hard to fathom which packet contains the chocolate ones. I reach out, nearly knock over the milk, then [...]

18 04, 2017

In for a penny – or old style 3d – in for £1!

April 18th, 2017|Latest News|

  Birthday girl Joyce O’Callaghan got the chance to test the new £1 coins for user-friendliness at N-Vision, the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind. Joyce, a regular at the charity’s social centre at Bosworth Place, Squires Gate, where she celebrated her 77th birthday,  is registered as severely sight impaired as a result of [...]

20 03, 2017

Picture this! Man sees wife for the first time since they married 27 years ago

March 20th, 2017|Latest News|

N-Vision low vision worker Brian Casey, former racing driver, county squash player, sports mad, lost his sight to two sports injuries 27 years ago. He's just seen his wife for the very first time From a distance – apart from the trendy Star Trek like glasses – Brian and Beverly Casey look like any other [...]

14 03, 2017

“Look at the Past and Learn for the Future” Reminiscence Project

March 14th, 2017|Events, Latest News|

COME AND SEE THE MAGIC!! N-Vision: Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society For The Blind “ Look at the Past and Learn for the Future” Reminiscence Project We invite you to come and meet the project lead Helen Boone and learn about our Lottery funded Reminiscence Project, at:- The Princess Alexandra Home Bosworth Place Blackpool On:- [...]