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16 10, 2018

N-Vision charity holds a celebratory lunch to say thank you to its volunteers

2018-10-16T15:09:14+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Latest News|

You are extraordinary. You have built this charity. We could not cope without you. Tributes have been paid – at a celebratory thank-you lunch attended by up to 150 volunteers – to the 261 volunteers who underpin every element of the work of N-Vision, the Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind, which supports [...]

16 10, 2018

Death of Blackpool’s ‘great champion’ for the blind

2018-10-16T15:03:06+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Latest News|

Tributes have been paid following the death of a Blackpool businessman and charity volunteer. Keith Gledhill MBE, 86, passed away at his home on October 7, only a few weeks after his wife Margaret passed away. The businessman from Marton founded the cylinder manufacturing company Gledhill in 1972, along with his brother Houghton and was [...]

26 09, 2018

Anyone for VI tennis?

2018-09-26T13:32:48+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Latest News|

Anyone for VI tennis? Our own Mark Aylott – whose art will be on display at Solaris in October – took up the challenge after North East VI tennis legend and  inspirational coach Wendy Glasper visited South Shore Lawn Tennis Club to host some trial sessions – joining forces with club coach Peter Hamadi.  Such [...]

25 09, 2018

National Eye Health Week

2018-09-26T13:29:29+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Latest News|

N-Vision is supporting National Eye Health Week (Sept 24-30) the annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of lifestyle changes to support good eye health, and the need for regular eye tests – regardless of whether or not you think your vision is reducing.  Eye tests, as our eye clinic liaison officer Linda Sethi [...]

4 09, 2018

Obituary – Ivy Broadbent M.B.E

2018-09-04T09:11:03+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Latest News|

Tributes have been paid to one of  N-Vision’s finest, our late great veteran volunteer Ivy Broadbent M.B.E.  Ivy’s funeral is on Wednesday Sept 5 12.30 at Lytham Crematorium.  Our charity has been nominated for any donations received. Our thoughts are with Ivy’s family and many friends. Stephanie Beasley, volunteers co-ordinator at N-Vision, formerly the Blackpool Fylde [...]

28 08, 2018

Three Piers Sponsored Walk or Run

2018-08-28T09:19:04+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Events|

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 [...]

14 08, 2018

Simply Synapptic User Group

2018-08-14T09:31:34+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Events|

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.

14 08, 2018

Low Vision Centre Exhibition Day

2018-08-14T09:25:57+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Events|

If you are experiencing reduced vision you will not want to miss this exhibition of the latest, up to date products and services to help people with sight loss. It is bigger and better this year with exciting new products. Friday 28th September between 10.00am and 3.00pm Sharples Hall, Bosworth Place, Blackpool. FY4 1SH For [...]