Jim 81 from Lytham is one of our long-standing clients and a valued member of our community. He has set himself the challenge of ‘Walking’ the 70 mile boundary of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre which includes the 3 areas N-Vision serves. Jim is well known to the charity and likes to get involved in more [...]
Looking forward to seeing you, Ma’am! Her Royal Highness Trustees, staff and volunteers are delighted that Her Royal Highness Sophie, Countess of Wessex GCVO will visit N-Vision, the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind, in October – and it’s great news for residents and clients at the charity’s Bosworth Place, Squires Gate, base [...]
We are holding a Visual Support Day on Friday 1st March at 10.00am. Come along and explore the latest products and technologies for blind and partially sighted people. We look forward to meeting you.
Wendy Glasper – the multi award winning champion of VI tennis – is back in Blackpool on Saturday (Jan 12) with more coaching sessions with Pete Hamadi, resident coach of South Shore Lawn Tennis Club. Several N-Vision service users mustered the nerve to try VI tennis last summer and thoroughly enjoyed it – and were [...]
Some of the very latest high-tech aids for local people who are blind or visually impaired are available to try at N-Vision, the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind, on Friday (Jan 11) between 10am and 2pm in our main hall, Sharples Hall, at the centre at Bosworth Place, Squires Gate. The Assistive [...]
We are holding a Low Vision Clinic in Garstang Medical Practice on Wednesday 5th December. Stephanie Beasley, Brian Casey and Nick Hamlett from Associated Optical will be conducting low vision assessments and providing general low vision advice/support. Nick is also bringing a sample of the electronic aids which Associated Optical sell. This is the first [...]
• N-Vision Exhibition – Friday 28th September 10 – 4pm – Sharples Hall • N-Vision Volunteers Lunch – Thursday 4th October – Sharples Hall • Living with AMD event - Tuesday 9th October - 10.30am - 3pm - Joint event with the Macular Society – at the United Reformed Church in Lytham St Annes. Talks [...]
Three piers for £6? Now that’s a bargain but there’s a catch – you may have to get your running or walking shoes on. Staff, volunteers, trustees, supporters and clients of N-Vision, the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind, are under starter’s orders for their now annual 3 Piers sponsored run/walk. They reckon [...]
Simply Synapptic Come and share your knowledge and learn from each other at our Simply Synapptic User Group: Thursday 20th September Thursday 25th October Thursday 22nd November 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. In the Low Vision Centre. Ring Brian on 01253 362696 for further details.