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27 03, 2018

Job Vacancy – Community Services Manager

2018-03-27T09:47:38+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Job Vacancies|

Job Vacancy - Community Services Manager We are seeking to appoint an experienced and resourceful Community Services Manager to join our Senior Management Team. Primary responsibilities include the efficient and effective management of our Community Services Department and staff and volunteer team. Applicants must possess a relevant management qualification and/or demonstrate extensive experience and a [...]

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 [...]

18 05, 2017

It will be all white on the night!!

2017-05-18T09:33:47+00:00 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, [...]