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25 07, 2018

Stella give their star centenarian a treat

2018-07-25T10:13:58+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Latest News|

Stella give their star centenarian a treat…  left:  Alan Meadows who cans the lager Mrs Eileen Maher drinks,  Amanda Stephenson and Stanislav Chulkov brewery manager.  A picture story in The Gazette on Blackpool’s “LAGER than life” centenarian saw Princess Alexandra Home resident Eileen Maher, 100, go viral … even trending on online publishers UNILAD with 50k plus shares. The [...]

17 07, 2018

Job Vacancy – Outreach Support Worker

2020-01-22T13:11:20+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Job Vacancies|

Enthusiastic Outreach Support Worker required to work with clients in the community Monday to Friday. Duties include cleaning, shopping and escorting to appointments. Variable hours per week are available to suit individual circumstances. (i.e. mornings/afternoons/school hours) Rate of pay £8.21 per hour, mileage expenses paid & company pension scheme available. The Organisation promotes equal opportunities [...]

26 06, 2018

National Macular Week

2018-06-26T09:14:05+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Latest News|

Linda Sethi, N-Vision’s Eye Clinic Liaison Officer, has taken a closer look at macular degeneration for Macular Week  (June 25-July 1) in order to focus on the need for regular sight tests – and share how the charity can help those affected. ‘Age related macular degeneration AMD is a common eye condition which affects the [...]

26 06, 2018

National Macular Week

2018-06-26T09:10:49+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Latest News|

It’s national Macular Week (June 25-July 1) and N-Vision is doing its bit to raise awareness of macular degeneration.  Two clients – who have become good friends through our social activities and sight loss support group – spoke very movingly about what macular degeneration means to them.  Mrs Margaret Field and Mrs Anne Walmsley were [...]

19 06, 2018

National Glaucoma Awareness Week

2018-06-19T12:26:25+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Latest News|

Blink – and you may have missed National Glaucoma Awareness Week … as it coincided with National Volunteers Week! Our brilliant ECLO (eye clinic liaison officer) Linda Sethi didn’t miss a beat, however. Linda offered these thoughts – in the hope that earlier detection and intervention may spare  more of us falling prey to a [...]

19 06, 2018

Volunteers’ Week

2018-06-19T12:23:54+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Latest News|

We have been paying tribute to our wonderful volunteers throughout National Volunteers’ Week – and we know our debt of gratitude extends all year through. Our PR Jacqui took to social media – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram – to highlight the sheer scale of our voluntary workforce and the many ways in which volunteers help [...]

30 05, 2018

Judith Harrison and Christine Farrell retire after 20 and 32 years

2018-06-19T12:29:35+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Judith Harrison and Christine Farrell didn’t want ‘a lot of fuss’  about their retirement after 20 and 32 years, respectively, at N-Vision.  We’ll see about that, others thought… So, clients gathered in force at the sight loss support group meeting to say goodbye to two leading lights of N-Vision, The Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society [...]

30 05, 2018

Blackpool’s Talking Newspaper

2018-05-30T15:08:50+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Latest News|

Blackpool’s Talking Newspaper, now in its 41st year at the charity, and one of the biggest in the country, is to start regular podcasts,  presented by our own resident anchorman/producer Johnny Gardener - who is severely sight impaired - and the society’s audio engineer and IT specialist Chris Carter. It's a great way of featuring a 'taster', [...]