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9 09, 2020

Support Jim’s walk for N-Vision

2020-09-09T11:49:49+00:00 September 9th, 2020|Events, Latest News|

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 [...]

4 03, 2020

Lancashire based sight loss support charity N-Vision is having a ball – and has its ‘sights’ set high. Very high…

2020-03-04T11:55:03+00:00 March 4th, 2020|Latest News|

When you’re 110 years old you’ve earned the right to stay out late – have a proper grown up party. And who needs a telegram from the Queen when you’ve just had the Countess of Wessex round reading a special message? (Sorry, Ma’am.) That’s why Lancashire sight loss support charity N-Vision which covers Blackpool Fylde [...]

19 02, 2020

Brewing up a success

2020-02-19T13:53:14+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Latest News|

Coffee and cake? You had us at cake, N-Vision! Our sight loss support charity’s Low Vision Centre/Community Services team members have brewed up another successful venture  – the toast is our brand new café club at Garstang’s Booths Café. Links to latest online Entirely coverage here: Entirely Charity North West: And Entirely North West [...]

19 02, 2020

Radio Wave: Live from OUR drive

2020-02-19T13:59:09+00:00 February 19th, 2020|Latest News|

We went radio ga ga when 96.5 Radio Wave broadcast Live from OUR Drive for five EPIC hours from 2pm to 7pm – through rain, hail and high winds… and that was between storms. Ian ‘Shep’ Shepherd, an inspirational VI model in his own right, introduced the resort’s favourite radio roadshow from the conservatory of [...]

5 02, 2020

Fancy a cuppa at our new café club – in Garstang?

2020-02-05T13:06:52+00:00 February 5th, 2020|Latest News|

There couldn’t be a better year to resolve to ‘see’ what local sight loss support charity N-Vision has to offer - the clue’s in the name, Twenty Twenty! While some of us enjoy 20-20 vision many simply need prescription glasses or contact lenses to correct short or long sightedness or other issues. We can get [...]

29 01, 2020

Wyre Council’s new community lottery

2020-01-29T15:39:06+00:00 January 29th, 2020|Latest News|

N-Vision was the first to sign up for Wyre Council’s new community lottery – along with 1st Carleton Scout Group – at the official launch attended by more than 80 representatives from community groups and good causes in the borough. Good causes across Wyre are urged to join us – with 60p from every £1 [...]

29 01, 2020

Crossing Breck Road is a milestone for blind woman

2020-02-05T09:53:45+00:00 January 29th, 2020|Latest News|

Severely sight impaired June McLaughlin has finally achieved her ambition to walk into Poulton town centre alone and unaided, by anything other than her long cane, from her bungalow near the River Wyre Hotel.  Going it alone - spot the June! In the midst of busy traffic our volunteer braves busy  June, 68, says she [...]

22 01, 2020

Tomorrow’s World – Today!

2020-01-22T11:08:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

On Friday, January 31, from 10am to 2pm, at Sharples Hall, here at our HQ at Bosworth Place, Squires Gate, we host our very first exhibition of 2020 – a year of real significance to the VI community and to the charity’s fight back against avoidable sight loss for others.  We have a much larger [...]

22 01, 2020

Pioneering Surgery – on tap for Advanced Glaucoma?

2020-01-22T10:59:24+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

If you missed Michael Mosley's presentation of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor BBC 2 (Wed Jan 15 and repeated Sat Jan 18 5.30pm)  you can catch up here…/m000dbdm/trust-me-im-a-doctor-series-9-… from about 12 minutes into the programme. Why are we so interested? It features a procedure, still under a trial,  which has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of [...]