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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:- [...]

8 03, 2017

Store Collection – Sainsburys 7th & 8th July

March 8th, 2017|Events|

Our volunteers will be holding two collection days at the Sainsbury's store in St Annes on Friday 7th July and Saturday 8th July. If you are shopping in store on those days please come along and say hello to our volunteers. You will see our large N-Vision banner so you can't miss us, we'll be delighted to meet you. [...]

8 03, 2017

Store Collection – Tesco 17th March

March 8th, 2017|Events|

Our volunteers will be holding a collection day at the Tesco Store on Clifton Road on Friday 17th March. If you are shopping in store that day please come along and say hello to our volunteers. You will see our large N-Vision banner so you can't miss us, we'll be delighted to meet you. We [...]

8 03, 2017

Simply Synapptic User Group Dates

March 8th, 2017|Events|

Three dates for your diary! The Simply Synapptic User Group will be held on Thursday 9th March, Thursday 13th April and Thursday 18th May. Come along to share your knowledge and learn from each other at our Simply Synapptic User Group. A great opportunity to share ideas and tips with other Synapptic users, and of course [...]

3 03, 2017

Sight Loss Awareness Day 11th May 2017

March 3rd, 2017|Events|

Please come along and join us on the 11th May at Barton Grange Garden Centre where we will be promoting eye health and raising awareness of sight loss and the challenges faced by those who are blind and partially sighted. You will have the opportunity to meet our staff and volunteers to learn about sight loss and [...]

10 02, 2017

Newsletter – Spring 2017

February 10th, 2017|Latest News|

Our latest newsletter for spring 2017 is now available. Click on the link below to download.

23 11, 2016

Growing for Life

November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Growing for Life - A Big Lottery Reaching Communities funded project over three years to reach out to under 25’s and people with disabilities bringing them together through gardening and beekeeping. Based at the Princess Alexandra Blind Home Growing for Life is a way to involve different generations in caring for their environment while making [...]

23 11, 2016

Princess Alexandra Home Vacancies.

November 23rd, 2016|Residential Vacancies|

The Princess Alexandra Home currently has vacancies for permanent residents and those requiring respite care. If you feel you need a break from your daily chores or you want to give your family a break from caring for you, why not think about taking a break at our home. If your eyesight restricts the quality [...]